The Scaffold were a mixture of 'pop', poetry and comedy, although they also had a serious side which was never reflected in their singles. Mike McGear was the brother of Paul McCartney and he attempted to keep his real name concealed for many years although eventually it was to become an open secret. Roger McGough was the poet and has since become renowned for his work as one of the 'Liverpool poets', today still preserving his stage presence with readings of his own work and that of others.
They managed to reach the chart several times at the end of the sixties before evolving into the less successful 'Grimms' which also included in its number Neil Innes and Zoot Money. However, Scaffold were to have one further major hit in 1974 with 'Liverpool Lou'.
Only Gorman remained in full time show business. He did so by entering television where he became a contributor to 'Tiswas'. McGough continued to write poetry and Mike McGear took up full time photography.
|2 Day's Monday/ 3 Blind Jellyfish
|Goodbat Nightman/ A Long Strong Black Pudding
|Thank U Very Much/ Ide B The First
|Do You Remember/ Carry On Krow
|Lily The Pink/ Buttons Of Your Mind
|Charity Bubbles/ Goose
|Gin Gan Goolie/ Liver Birds
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