Pete was replaced by Dennis Hastings (bass, vocals) Stevie McGee left the group and was replaced by Jahn Teigen (ex The Enemies). In 1969 December the group split up after a tour of Isræl, and no chance of getting back to Denmark, because of work permit problems. Red Squares in the period of 1966-67 were the biggest idols on the Danish Pop Scene. No other group could have the idol worship they received where ever they went. Geordie was voted number two best in the world singer.
The group were always in the papers and front page news of magazines. The group was inspired by American groups such as The Beach Boys, The Four Seasons, also some the American black groups that were around at the time. The group also wrote their own material. The Red Squares also inspired many Danish groups ie: The Fourways, Freedoms, Burtons and The Money Makers. On the tail of the Red Squares success came another English group.
The Wishful Thinking, they had a moderate success in Denmark. In 1971 Geordie went to Sweden where he made four single records and an L.P. in his own name. He came back to Denmark in 1975 and formed the group Squares. The members were Geordie (lead vocal), Michael Rasmussen (lead gtr, vocal), Helge Solberg (el bass, vocal), later replaced by Chris Poulsen (el bass vocal), Mogens Christensen (rhythm gtr vocal), Gert Gunther (drums vocal) replaced by Ola Juul later replaced by Paul Callaby (ex Shu Bi Dua). Squares broke up in the winter of 1977-78. In 1980 Geordie sang with local musicians and different bands and after his divorce he gave up the life as a musician. One day he received a telephone call from Howie Gee asking him if the Red Squares could maybe reform, so after trying to get the old members to come back, The Red Squares were eventually reformed with the following members: Geordie (lead vocal), Howie Gee (drums, vocal), John "Farmer" Konrad (lead gtr, vocal) later replaced by Johan Gerup (ex Dieters Lieder), Thyge Driesler( keyboards, vocal) and Lars Gyldenkærne (el bass, vocal) replaced by Chris Poulsen later by Søren Jørgensen and in 1996 by Marius Ignat. The new Red Squares in 1989 quickly became popular again with a big hit from the L.P.
Back On The Road called Goodbye My Love. The group went back on the road and appeared on T.V. Super Chancen, Hit Hærg og Hentehår, Apollo and many local T.V. stations whilst on tour around Denmark. Red Squares are still on the road and loving every minute of it.
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