John Young The Orchestra

Violinski was a shortlived outfit formed in 1978 by the former Electric Light Orchestra members Mik Kaminski on violins, and Mike de Albuquerque on guitar and vocals; plus Baz Dunnery, John Hodson (drums), Paul Mann, John Marcangelo (keyboards), Iain Whitmore (bass and vocals) and Rod Butler who played lead guitar for a while and appeared on the Top of the Pops TV show. At the time Kaminski was still a member of the Electric Light Orchestra, who were then enjoying their greatest success. Read more on