They were closely associated with the UK underground , being based in the Ladbroke Grove scene and playing festivals, benefits and free concerts. The band had strong connections with Farren's home town Worthing , playing gigs for the Worthing Workshop. Playing for free in June outside the Bath Festival , they encountered another Ladbroke Grove based band, Hawkwind , who shared similar interests in music and recreational activities.
A friendship developed which would lead to the two bands becoming running partners and performing as Pinkwind. Sensationalist coverage in the Mick Farren edited International Times solidified their rebel reputation. The debut album Never Never Land was released in An appearance at 's Glastonbury Fair led to them being given one side of the Glastonbury Fayre various artists triple album.
In July Twink left to travel to Morocco. The band continued as a three-piece occasionally augmented by former The Move bassist Trevor Burton on guitar. They released their second album What a Bunch of Sweeties in , which featured some contributions from Burton. On the album's release and with a promotional tour pending Rudolph departed, going on to play on albums for Robert Calvert and Brian Eno. He would eventually replace Lemmy in Hawkwind.
However Sanderson and Hunter became unhappy with the musical direction Wayne was taking the band. Shortly after, they sacked Wayne, passing songwriting and singing duties onto Wallis. Out of contract with Polydor, the band continued touring to a decreasing audience until finally calling it a day. Listen with Music Unlimited.
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Despite gaining a reputation for mythic debauchery, the group remained largely an underground sensation before signing to Polydor and issuing its debut, Never Never Land, a manic, decadent album featuring the live staples "Do It" and "Uncle Harry's Last Freak Out.
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