Before Speed Limit
Tony’s first band was ‘TRAMP’ who were formed in 1969.
In the 80’s he joined his first Country Band, the very popular
Eventually his two brothers joined him. Mick on lead guitar
and Pete on bass guitar and later Bob Swartz joined
as lead singer.
Trevor Holland (drummer) was an original member of the band.
They disbanded in 1990.
Angie’s first band was ‘STREEM’ who were formed in 1973.
They were based in Holland and performed all over Europe.
In 1980 Angie joined a popular band based in East Anglia
called ‘PHOENIX SHOW BAND’.
The birth of ‘SPEED LIMIT’ was in 1991 and the rest
For twenty years Tony and Angie toured all over
Britain including The Orkney Islands, Shetlands
and Ireland. A couple of years ago they decided to
cut back on work and instead of doing 10 gigs on the trot
they average 2 a week now with organising the holidays
taking up so much of their time.
Over the years ‘Speed Limit’ have toured the Country
in a variety of motor homes + trailer, the last one
being a brand new Autotrail but their very first touring
vehicle was the one pictured above.
Their friends in Country Music affectionately called it
‘THE PASSION WAGON’.