"...Doug Fowlkes formed Wess & The Airedales in 1961 as the Airedales. In the mid-60s the band ended up in Italy due to a military tour of duty where they added singer and bassist Wess Johnson who took over the band.. It is extremely rare, never released on CD..."
"...Drummer Doug Fowlkes turned up as a producer of Blue Beard . Doug Fowlkes And The Airdales was formed in Key West, Florida - lead singer was Rocky Roberts ...."
Wess Johnson [aka Wess] (bass, vocals), Henry Hooks (saxophone, guitar), Eddy Taylor (saxophone), Jessie King (keyboards), Marvin Glover (drums), James Sampson (saxophone, 1967)