Thrilled to bits to find this rare footage of my late father, New Zealand drummer Tony Hopkins.  It’s wonderful to bring him back to life with these videos of him playing.  Here he is just in his 20’s and playing his but off!

Chet Clarke Trio + One – Take The A train – Six O’Clock Rock – December 10th, 1960



Six O’Clock Rock was a teenage music show on Australian television in the early sixties. Hosted by Johnny O;Keefe. Click to watch “Route 66”– . For more info on Chet Clark–