Spent Brothers Productions
Paris 8 January 2006

The award-winning 8 CD Box Set produced by Derek Henderson for Bear Family Records (Germany)
Voted #5 reissue of 2005 by Rolling Stone (USA)
Voted #9 reissue of 2005 by Mojo (UK)
Voted #1 reissue of 2005 by Jukebox (France)


Derek HENDERSON  concepteur du coffret CD
GENE VINCENT  The Road Is Rocky  The Complete Masters 1956-1971


  Thierry Liesenfeld (left) (author of the monumental GENE VINCENT  The Story Behind His Songs),
Derek & Didier Delcourt (right) examine rare photographs of Gene Vincent by photographer Jean Louis Rancurel

Didier & Derek with Jean Louis (left)
Bernard Fydik (who very kindly gave Derek 2 rare photos of Gene Vincent he had taken) with Didier & Sheila (right)

Part of the exhibition of Gene Vincent photographs at the Jukebox stand


After an excellent lunch Thierry & Didier hosted for Derek & Sheila

She She Little Sheila inside the record fair (the largest in France) (left)
Jean William Thoury (journalist, songwriter & producer) (who wrote a review of it) & Jacques Leblanc
(proprietor of Jukebox magazine)
examine Derek's book (courtesy of Didier) (right)


Jacques Leblanc presents the awards to Hermann Knülle (of Bear Family Records) & Derek

     Jacques, Hermann & Derek are happy (courtesy of Didier) / Facing a battery of cameras


The champagne starts to flow

Sheila & Annie of Jukebox magazine with Jean William Thoury

Thierry Liesenfeld's latest book is the fine, illustrated hardcover "Les Beatles Et La France"
Bear Family Records plan to issue a second Box Set of rare & unissued Gene Vincent material produced by Derek in late 2006

Derek & Sheila wish to thank:
Jacques Leblanc & the staff of Jukebox magazine for the award & their kind hospitality
Thierry Liesenfeld for his time, companionship & bottle of Alsace wine
Hermann Knülle for his good company & Bear Family T shirt

Our particular thanks go to Didier Delcourt - our generous promoter, host, chauffeur, tour guide & interpreter

Except those courtesy of Didier Delcourt all photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2006