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Tundra was formed by Doug Hudson (b. 4 Feb, Surrey, Britain), while he was learning Russian at Bradford College or university in York, Britain. The initial, short-lived line-up transformed when Hudson shifted back again to Kent in 1971. Doug added Mike Peters and Peter Learmouth, accompanied by Sue Carroll, (b. 25 January 1952, Farnham, Surrey, Britain), a singer from Upchurch, Kent. Doug and Sue wedded in Oct 1972 and half a year afterwards the group divide. Learmouth subsequently shaped Dr.Cosgill’s Joy, later to be Blowzabella. Sue and Doug continuing executing beneath the name Tundra, while researching and executing tracks about Kent. In 1978, due to on offer both a documenting deal with Lovely Folk All Information and an American tour, the duo converted professional. A Kentish Garland, the duos debut discharge, marketed well, and tv and radio insurance coverage followed. Tracks From Greenwich highlighted Alan Prosser from the Oyster Music group on fiddle, electric guitar and synthesizer, and included tracks about, and gathered in, the Greenwich section of London. Their live work, which highlighted the guitar-playing Doug playing the fool to Sue’s evidently much more serious persona was very popular, but after 12 many years of solid function, they break up. Doug continued single, carrying out folk and humor materials, and toured Australia and New Zealand, where he topped the expenses in the Auckland and Dunedin Folk Celebrations in 1988. He offers since toured Africa, the Middle-East and Hong Kong, and presented in his personal radio display, Hudson’s Half Hour, on BBC radio. He’s currently focusing on a tv series with previous group member, Peter Learmouth, author of the television display, Surgical Soul. Sue right now fronts Small City Romance, a fresh country group, currently featured on local tv.

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