Paul Muggleston ...... a career in entertainment spanning four full decades

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An invite to the Plainsman
It wasn't long before Paul left the Dynamics, in response to an offer to join a new Wellington group The Measles in a residency at The Sorrento coffee bar.  On board were Bruno Lawrence, Neil Harrap and Puni Solomon (who was ex Ray Columbus and The Invaders).  The band was a tight unit, and they continued in a great relationship with the Sorrento's owner Johnny Koolman, an entreprenuer who also owned a gym and drove a pink cadillac.  He used to pick the boys up in the "Caddy" and take them off for waffles, syrup and hot chocolate often with The Librettos.
Peter Hansen's letter to PaulPaul's NAC ticket and bording pass home to Christchurch
Whilst in Wellington, Paul received a letter from his good buddy Peter Hansen, and he decided to return to Christchurch and The Dynamics in order for the group to take up an offer to tour the country with "The Searchers, Peter and Gordon, Del Shannon, Eden Kane and Dinah Lee Tour", so he decided to quit The Measles and return to Christchurch to The Dynamics to prepare for the Starlift '64 Tour.
Searchers Tour newspaper advertisement

During the course of the nationwide Starlift '64 tour The Dynamics played venues in NZ's main cities - Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.
The Dynamics on tour
Eden Kane, Searcher's Stage Manager, Peter Hansen and Derek Wright with something suspicious coming out of his coat
The Dynamics on tour
Chris Curtis, Peter Hansen, Frank Allen (hand in coat), Harry M. Miller (with glasses) Gordon Waller, unknown bearded man, Peter Asher
The Dynamics on tour
Harry M. Miller (with glasses in background), Derek Wright (carrying suit), Dinah Lee, Peter Asher and Gordon Waller
The Dynamics on tour
Frank Allen, Chris Curtis, Dinah Lee, Ivan McChonchie (Del Shannon's Manager), Del Shannon, Derek Wright and Mike Pender
The Dynamics on tour
Chris Curtis (Searcher's Drummer
The Dynamics on tour
Del Shannon
On The Beat - Christchurch newspaper article
Starlift '64 public responses

Soon after the tour both Pete Ward and Peter Hansen left, and The Dynamics then became The Secrets.  The line-up then consisted of Derek Wright (Lead), Paul Muggleston (Rhythm), Gary Thain (Bass) and Wayne Allen (Drums).  They continued at The Plainsman until they received a tempting offer from Prestige Promotions.

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