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The Merry Macs (1950 - 1963 )

Ray Penman Band (1963 - 1970)

The Merry Macs

The Merry Macs on Stage

LR: Colin Dyet, Brian McVie, Barry Castles and Ray Penman

Brian moved to Sydney for work reasons so the band was renamed Ray Penman Band

They played a lot of Beatles music at weddings, parties and also had gigs at:

Dad (Colin Dyet) also did week night gigs with Anita Lawson on piano and an unknown singer from Sydney at Westminster Hotel

I was lucky enough to have Barry Moore, Ray Penman and Frank Sinclair
play at my wedding 25 years ago. They had everyone up dancing.

Alicia Charters

The Ray Penman Band

Ray Penman Band
LR: Kevin Levido, Colin Dyet, Ray Penman and Barry Castles

Photographs and Bio courtesy of Alicia Charters (Daughter of Colin Dyet)