WEMBLEY COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
1972 - COUNTRY FEVER
FRONT COVER OF THE SOUVENIR PROGRAMME
COUNTRY FEVER opened the show on Saturday April 1, 1972
1972 WEMBLEY STARS GROUP PHOTO
Jon Derek can be seen stood just behind Tom T Hall. Other artists pictured include George Hamilton IV, Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, Larry Cunningham, Dottie West and Del Reeves.
BIOG TAKEN FROM THE SOUVENIR PROGRAMME
COUNTRY FEVER ON THE WEMBLEY STAGE
Pictured: Ian Hewitt (Bass) and Jon Derek
COUNTRY FEVER were the resident band at the pre-festival dinner/dance held at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington - London. Guesting on stage with them was ANNE MURRAY (pictured with Jon Derek on guitar stood behind) and DEL REEVES.
Bill Anderson (pictured with Jon Derek's Gibson J200 guitar) entertained with a song or two as did Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn.
BILLBOARD INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
Took place the day before the 1972 Wembley Country Music Festival at the Pre-Festival Dinner/Dance held at the Royal Garden Hotel,
Kensington - London
Sitting left to right: GEORGE HAMILTON IV, TOMPALL GLASER, Mervyn Conn, LORETTA LYNN, Mort Nasitar (Billboard)
Standing left to right: TEX WITHERS, JON DEREK (COUNTRY FEVER), ROY SQUIRES (Lowery Music), DEREK EVERITT (MCA Records)