b. 20 Feb 1952, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Britain. At age four, Laycock’s family members shifted to Fontwell Magna, Dorset, and he later on became thinking about folk music through learning acoustic guitar chords from college friends. Leaving college in 1970, Laycock visited the College or university of East Anglia in Norwich, and he fulfilled singers and music artists in folk night clubs who transformed him to United kingdom traditional music. He began playing frequently in 1971 within a folk group at school, including Terry Fisher and Dave Bordeway, who afterwards used the Crows. In 1974, after shifting to London, Laycock became a citizen at Dingle’s Folk Membership as well as the Engineer Folk Membership. In 1976, he became a member of Magic Lantern for the Xmas tour, and was afterwards asked to become listed on full-time when Mike Frost (Main Mustard), still left to get wedded. Lydlinch Bells, made by Laycock, was a solid assortment of dialect poems by William Barnes, browse by Laycock, David Strawbridge, Ethel Gumbleton, Charlie Andrews and Frank Hilliar. Since that time Laycock spent some time working continuously being a vocalist, concertina participant and professional, collaborating for 3 years from 1979 with Peter Connection and Costs Caddick. Dividing his time taken between the theater, folk night clubs and celebrations, Laycock occasionally works together with Taffy Thomas and shows up in an area Dorset group, the Hambledon Hopstep Music group.