The Highway Band was popular around the time of the Gulf War,
before the blues became a business in Israel. We never made any
money, but we sure could play the blues!
Here are the band members and what happened to them-
Gidon Yuval- Vocals
Gidon, the subject of pop song "Gidi", stayed in Israel.
Johnny Mayer - Guitar,
Blues Harp, Leader
Wrote Hebrew Blues Guitar book.
Ben Te-eni- Bass
Ben, an Israeli, finished the army and went to Japan.
Michael Simmons- Guitar
Michael from Scotland, married and moved to Australia.
Re'a Mochiah- Drums
Rea moved to Europe and joined Brian Adams
Mark Richardson- Alto Sax
Mark played in Latin bands went back to America.
Andy Apothaker -
Andy accompanied Israeli entertainers, died in 1995.
Demo features Gidon on vocals, Johnny on blues harp.