Peter Williams - My Voice is My Guitar

Photo Gallery

A photo gallery of all the stars I have worked with, promoted, etc.

  • Will Hutchins signed photo to Peter Williams. Will Hutchins was the star of 'Sugarfoot' a Western series. There were 69 episodes from 1957 to 1961. Will Hutchins played Tom Brewster and Jack Elam was his sidekick Toothy Thompson. In the UK the series was re-named 'Tenderfoot' until it reverted back to it's original name 'Sugarfoot'. The term meant someone who lacked cowboy skills.
  • Will Hutchins signed photo to Peter Williams. Will Hutchins is The Canary Kid In an episode of  'Sugarfoot' where he played both Tom Brewster and The Canary Kid.
  • Ty Hardin signed photo as 'Bronco'  to Peter Williams. There were 68 episodes between 1958 and 1960. Ty Hardin played the part of Bronco Layne a former confederate officer.
  • Tiffany with Peter Williams on 'The Last Resort' with Jonathan Ross. (1988). Channel 4.
  • Tiffany with Peter Williams on 'The Last Resort' with Jonathan Ross. (1988)
  • The New Gandy Dancer Magazine Issue No 78. Peter Williams on the front cover promoting 'Especially For You - From The Vaults' CD.
  • Stephen Laws with Peter Williams promoting his book  'The Frighteners'. (1990).
  • Stephen Laws with Peter Williams promoting his book  'The Frighteners'. (1990)
  • Signed by Peter Brown and William Smith to Peter Williams. They, along with Neville Brand and Philip Carey are the stars of the Western series 'Laredo'. There were 56 episodes between 1965 and 1967. These were the Texas Rangers trying to catch the bad guys - Rustlers, Bank Robbers and wrong doers.
  • Sebastian Coe and David Millar With Peter Williams (1981). Promoting Sebastian Coe's book 'Running Free'. Three years before his Olympic Gold Medals. The first man to successfully defend an Olympic 1500 metres title. STEVE CRAM came second.
  • Sebastian Coe & David Millar - 'Running Free' (1981)
  • Ruth Madoc with Peter Williams. Somewhere in Bristol it was 'Hi De Hi!' to Ruth Madoc as Gladys Pugh. A lovely lady. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Roy Castle with Peter Williams promoting his book 'Jogging The Memories'.
  • Roy Castle signing copies of his book 'Jogging The Memories' in Beatties Department Store Woverhampton. (1988)
  • Roy Castle signing copies of his book 'Jogging The Memories' in Beatties Department Store Wolverhampton. (1988)
  • Roy Castle signing copies of his book 'Jogging The Memories' in Beatties Department Store Wolverhampton. (1988)
  • Robert Horton signed photo to Peter Williams. He starred in the  Western series 'Wagon Train'. Robert Horton was Frontier Scout - Flint McCullough. Wagon Train ran from 1957 to 1962 with 284 episodes. He also starred in the series  'A Man Called Shenandoah' which ran from 1955 to 1956 with 34 episodes.
  • Robert Fuller signed photo to Peter Williams. Robert Fuller was Jess Harper in the Western series 'Laramie'. There were 124 episodes from 1959 To 1963. His partner in the series was Slim Sherman played by John Smith.
  • Robert Colbert signed photo to Peter Williams. This was on the set of the TV series 'The Time Tunnel'. There were 30 episodes in the series from 1966 to 1967.
  • Robert Colbert signed photo to Peter Williams. This photo was taken on the set of 'The Time Tunnel'. James Darren (Tony) starred with Robert Colbert (Doug) along with Lee Meriwether and Whit Bissell There were 30 episodes from 1966 to 1967.
  • Robert Colbert signed photo to Peter Williams. This is from the team of the TV series 'The Time Tunnel'. There were 30 episode in the series.
  • Robert Colbert signed photo to Peter Williams. Bart, Beau & Brent Maverick. His inscription is - Peter notice I am the only one with no bullets. I have already shot 6 guys. Best wishes Robert Colbert
  • Robert Colbert signed photo to Peter Williams as Brent Maverick in the Western series 'Maverick'. Brent was the 4th Maverick after Bret, Bart and Beau. When James Garner left the series they wanted someone who looked like him and Robert Colbert was his replacement.
  • Peter Williams with his Sparkly Eko Guitar (1962). Age 16.
  • Peter Williams with his Fender Mexico Guitar
  • Peter Williams with his Burns Marvin Guitar. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Peter Williams with his Burns Marvin Guitar.
  • Peter Williams in his Recording Studio
  • Peter West with Peter Williams promoting his autobiography 'Flannelled Fool and Muddied Oaf' (1986)
  • Peter West and his new book with Peter Williams promoting his autobiography 'Flannelled Fool and Muddied Oaf' (1986)
  • Peter MacAlan with Peter Williams at The Old George, Stony Stratford. Peter MacAlan was on a media tour, promoting his latest thriller 'THE CONFESSION' (March 1986). Under his MacAlan pseudonym Peter published eight adventure thrillers between 1983 and 1993. But their future careers had different things in store for both Peters. Peter ‘MacAlan’ became better known as Peter Tremayne, author of the Sister Fidelma Mysteries, while Peter Williams left publishing to become popular as a solo guitarist and recording artist with many CDs of guitar instrumental music in his catalogue. One of Peter's recordings ' THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY' was always a favourite of Dorothea, Peter's late wife, and it was played at her funeral, and Peter Williams has now dedicated it to her.
  • Peter Brown signed photo to Peter Williams as Deputy Johnny McKay in the Western series 'Lawman'. John Russell was Marshall Dan Troop. There were 156 episodes between 1958 and 1962.
  • Paddy Crerand with Peter Williams promoting - United The Legendary Years 1958 - 1968. Together with Denis Law they penned this book on Manchester United. Published in 1997.
  • Nigel Hawthorn with Peter Williams signing his books 'Yes Minister' and 'Yes Prime Minister' in 1981. Nigel Hawthorn is Sir Humphrey Appleby -  Permanent Secretary for the Department of Administrative Affairs in the series. Both series ran between 1980 and 1984.
  • Nick Mason from Pink Floyd signed photo to Peter Williams in his 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. Promoting  'Into The Red': 21 Classic Cars by Nick Mason & Mark Hales (1998).
  • Nick Mason & Mark Hales 'Into The Red': 21 Classic Cars (1998) with Peter Williams in Nick Mason's Ferrari 1962 GTO 250.
  • Mike Reid with Peter Williams. Mike was a comedian and an English actor with a strong London accent. He is best remembered for his role as FRANK BUTCHER in 'Eastenders'. He was a funny man, a great comedian.
  • Michael Ansara signed photo to Peter Williams. Michael starred in 2 great western series - 'Broken Arrow' and 'Law Of The Plainsman'.
  • McLlaren F1 with Peter Williams promoting the McLaren book 'Driving Ambition'. (1999)
  • Max Bygraves with Peter Williams promoting his book 'After Thoughts'. (1988). Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Max Bygraves & Peter Williams at a dinner promoting 'After thoughts' a new book by Max Bygraves (1988).
  • Maverick episode 81 - 'Hadley's Hunters' along with Jack Kelly as Bart Maverick the guest stars are: Clint Walker as 'Cheyenne Bodie' Ty Hardin as 'Bronco Layne', Tom 'Sugarfoot' Brewster, Peter Brown as Deputy Johnny McKay in 'Lawman', John Russell as Marshall Dan Troop in 'Lawman', Edd Byrnes as a Stable Boy as Kookie '77 Sunset Strip', Edgar Buchanan as Sheriff Hadley and Robert Colbert as Cherokee Dan Evans.
  • Mark Goddard signed photo to Peter Williams. Mark Goddard starred as Cully alongside Don Durant in the Western series 'JOHNNY RINGO'. There were 38 episodes between 1959 and 1960.
  • Lenny Henry with Peter Williams at dinner to arrange the promotion for Lenny's new book -'Lenny Henry's Well - Hard Paperback' (1989). A few minutes after this photo was taken I was soaked when Richard Branson set off a fire extinguisher over me.The suit was ruined but I got £100 to buy a new one.  Lenny was beside himself laughing on the floor. Photo corrected and restored by Doug Abbott.
  • Lenny Henry signed photo to Peter Williams. We were promoting 'Lenny Henry's Well - Hard Paperback'. (1989). A big guy with a great sense of humour.
  • Lance Percival with Peter Williams promoting his book 'Well Versed Dogs'. (1985).
  • Lance Percival with Peter Williams (1985). Famous for his Calypso songs on 'That Was The Week That Was' with David Frost.
  • Kenneth Williams promoting his book 'Acid Drops'. This photo was taken at 'TheTickle Trout' Hotel, Salmesbury, Preston.
  • Kenneth Williams playing with Peter Williams' CB microphone at 'The Tickled Trout Hotel', Salmesbury, Preston.
  • Kenneth Williams and Peter Williams at The 'Tickle Trout Hotel', Salmesbury, Preston promoting Ken's book 'Acid Drops'.
  • Ken Berry signed photo to Peter Williams. Ken Berry is Captain Wilton Parmenter In 'F Troop' which is a satirical sitcom Western series. There were 65 episodes from 1965 to 1967.
  • Jonathan Ross signed photo to Peter Williams promoting 'The Last Resort' on Channel 4. (1988).
  • Johnny Western signed photo to Peter Williams. This is a photo with Johnny Western appearing with Richard Boone in an episode of 'Have Gun - Will Travel'. There were 225 episodes between 1957 and 1963.
  • Johnny Western signed photo to Peter Williams who wrote 'The Ballad Of Paladin' for the theme song to 'Have Gun - Will Travel'. A Western series from 1957 to 1963.
  • Johnny Crawford signed photo to Peter Williams. Johnny Crawford was Lucas McCaine's son, Mark McCaine in 'The Rifleman' starring Chuck Connors as Lucas McCaine.
  • John Leyton with Peter Williams for the cover shoot for my 'Johnny Remember Me' CD tribute to John. We were on Worthing beach when overhead appeared an old war time plane. I start whistling the tune from 'The Great Escape' a film which John was in and we just fell about laughing.
  • John Leyton signed photo. John had major hits with 'Johnny Remember Me', 'Wild Wind' & 'Son This Is She'.
  • John Benson with Peter Williams. John was a TV Announcer for 'The Sale Of The Century' starring Nicholas Parsons from (1971 - 1983). His famous introduction was 'And now from Norwich, It's the quiz of the week'. Produced by Anglia Television.
  • Joan Rivers with Peter Williams promoting her book 'Life & Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowtz. (1984). Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Jimmy Cricket with Peter Williams. This was a promotion in Blackpool for his book 'And There's More: (1987).
  • Jilly Cooper at dinner with Peter Williams.
  • Jane Seymour signed photo to Peter Williams. Jane Seymour is with Christopher Reeve in the film 'Somewhere In Time'.
  • James Herbert with Peter Williams. James Herbert is the author of THE RATS, THE FOG, THE SURVIVOR, FLUKE, THE SPEAR, LAIR, THE DARK, THE JONAH & SHRINE, with Peter Williams promoting the books that started the modern horror genre. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • James Herbert signed photo to Peter Williams. James Herbert is the author of THE RATS, THE FOG, THE SURVIVOR, FLUKE, THE SPEAR, LAIR, THE DARK, THE JONAH & SHRINE. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • James Garner signed photo to Peter Williams as Bret Maverick in the western series 'Maverick'. There were 124 episodes between 1957 and 1962. James Garner is Bret Maverick and Jack Kelly followed as Bart Maverick. Then came Roger Moore as Beau Maverick and finally James Colbert as Brent Maverick.
  • James Drury signed photo to Peter Williams. James Drury had the starring role along with Doug McClure in 'The Virginian' which ran from 1962 to 1971. There are 249 episodes in this Western series, It was renamed 'The Men From Shiloh' in it's final season.
  • James Bond. This is the Saab 900 The Silver Beast. This was the Bond car used in the book 'Licence Renewed' by John Gardner. (1981). We had a lot of trouble driving around with 007 number plates. But a lot of fun.
  • Ian Heath signed his cartoon drawing of Peter Williams. Ian is a professional Cartoonist. 1996.
  • Ian Heath & Peter Williams. I was fortunate to have a cartoon drawing done of me by Ian which I treasure. A great sense of humour as you can see by his inscription on my cartoon. Defaced before I had been given it! We were promoting 'HEARTS' his latest cartoon book.1996.
  • Hugh O'Brian signed photo as 'Wyatt Earp' to Peter Williams. The TV series 'The Life And Legend Of Wyatt Earp' had 229 episodes and ran from 1955 to 1961.
  • Henry Cooper with Peter Williams. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Harold Robbins TV Times Cover (1971). Harold Robbins on The Alan Whicker Show states: "I'm the world's best writer - there's nothing more to say". I worked on 'The Adventurers', 'The Betsy', 'The Pirate', 'The Lonely Lady' and 'Dreams Die First'. He came to fame writing 'A Stone For Danny Fisher' which became 'King Creol'e for Elvis Presley. After that came 'The Carpetbaggers'. World Wide sales show that Harold Robbins sold more than 750 million books. Alan Whicker & Jack Trevor Story reveal the unknown world of Harold Robbins.
  • Happy Valley Open Air Theatre, Great Orme, Llandudno. This is where I first played guitar in public. A great venue run by Alex Munro.
  • Happy Valley Open Air Theatre, Great Orme, Llandudno - The Alex Munro Show Poster advertising the Happy Valley Theatre.
  • Gillian Baverstock (Enid Blyton' Daughter). She was a good friend and loved childrens books.
  • Fury. Signed photo by Bobby Diamond as 'Joey' on 'Fury' to Peter Williams. A Western series starring Peter Graves. There were 116 Episodes from (1955 - 1960)
  • Fury star of the 'Fury' TV series.
  • Freddie Starr with Peter Williams promoting his 2001 Autobiography 'Freddie Starr Unwrapped'.
Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Freddie Starr with Peter Williams promoting his 2001 Autobiography ' Freddie Starr Unwrapped' pictured. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Frankie Laine signed photo for my Lone Rider Great TV & Movie Western Themes  CD.
  • Ellie Laine With Peter Williams (1988). Promoting her new book ''A Hard Man Is Good To Find'. Photo restored by Doug Abbott.
  • Ellie Laine - 'A Hard Man Is Good To Find'. (1988)
  • Edge - Terry Harknet Presentation. Writing as George G. Gilman the author of Edge westerns. This was a presentation I made to him on behalf of the publishing company of a solid silver Colt .45 hand gun for his achievement in creating a successful western series. The book pictured is Edge No 21 'Rhapsody In Red' and it is dedicated to me with the inscription 'For P.W. as scared as I was on the night of the silver gun'. (1976)
  • Edd Byrnes signed photo to Peter Williams  as Kookie in '77 Sunset Strip'. My all time favourite show. I have spent years collecting all 205 Episodes. I discount the Pilot 'Girl On The Run' as it has nothing to do with the series. Starring Efrem Zimbalist Jnr, Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Richard Long & Connie Stevens. They were next door to Dino's Lodge which was Dean Martin's real - life lounge. They worked out of  suites 101 & 102 Sunset Boulevard, known as Sunset Strip.
  • Doctor Who: Peter Williams & Sylvester McCoy promoting 'Doctor Who 25 Glorious Years' by Peter Haining (1988)
  • Doctor Who - Sylvester McvCoy with Peter Williams signing 'Doctor Who 25 Glorious Years' in Hudson's Bookshop, Birmingham. I'm trying out his Hat, Umbrella and Scarf.
  • Doctor Who - Sylvester McCoy with Peter Williams promoting 'Doctor Who 25 Glorious Years' in Hudson's Bookshop, Birmingham. Sylvester McCoy was the 7th & final Doctor of the original run. (1987 - 1989).
  • Doctor Who - Sylvester McCoy with Peter Williams in Hudson's Bookshop. Birmingham promotion 'Doctor Who 25 Glorious Years' by Peter Haining.
  • Doctor Who - Peter Williams With Jon Pertwee  The 3rd Doctor (1970 - 1974)
  • Doctor Who - Peter Williams With John Nathan - Turner BBC Producer of Doctor Who for the  5th, 6th & 7th Doctors.
  • Doctor Who - Peter Williams with Ian Marter - Harry Sullivan is a Doctor Who Companion. He travelled with the 4th Doctor played by Tom Baker.  Promoting 'Harry Sullivan's War' with Peter Williams at The Andromeda Bookshop in Birmingham. (1986)
  • Doctor Who - Peter Williams with a Dalek and K9 in Andromeda Bookshop, Birmingham, promoting Ian Marter as Harry Sullivan a Doctor Who Companion.
Photo cleaned and corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Doctor Who - A Cyberman attacking Peter Williams in The Andromeda Bookshop, Birmingham. (1986)
  • Debbie Mcgee signed photo to Peter Williams.
  • David Hamilton with Peter Williams promoting his book 'The Music Game'.
  • David Hamilton with Peter Williams promoting his book 'The Music Game'.
  • David Carradine signed photo to Peter Williams. David Carradine is Kwai Chang Caine in the TV series 'Kung Fu'. (1972). There were 60 episodes and a Pilot.
  • Davey Kaye MBE and Peter Williams. The Grand Order Of Water Rats made him King Rat in 1984. He was famous for many comedic roles and the original One Man Band act. He will be remembered for his roles in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the TV series Sapphire & Steel.
  • Connie Francis with Peter Williams promoting her book 'Who's Sorry Now'. (1984) Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Connie Francis with Peter Williams promoting her book 'Who's Sorry Now'. (1984)
  • Connie Francis with Peter Williams promoting her autobiography 'Who's Sorry Now'. (1984).
  • Connie Francis signed photo to Peter Williams. A wonderful lady with a fantastic voice. Her songs like 'My Happiness', 'Where The Boys Are' and 'Among My Souvenirs' are just amazing. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Colin Crompton with Peter Williams promoting The Wheeltapper & Shunters Club Handbook (1976). I spent a week with Colin Crompton & Bernard Manning promoting this book. Proceeds from the sales went to 'The Pile Of Pennies Fund' for the blind children of Manchester.
  • Clint Walker signed photo to Peter Williams as 'Cheyenne'. A 60 minute Western series. 107 Episodes from 1955.
  • Clint Walker signed photo to Peter Williams as 'Cheyenne'. A 60 minute Western series. 107 Episodes from 1955.
  • Cliff Richard With Peter Williams promoting his book 'Which One's Cliff' (1981) Woolworth's, Manchester. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Cheryl Baker with Peter Williams promoting Cheryl Baker's Low Calorie Cookbook (1996)
  • Charlie Chester with Peter Williams promoting his book 'The Grand Order Of Water Rats - A Legend Of Laughter'. (1984). Charlie Chester was King Rat back in 1952. Charlie's long running radio show 'Sunday Soapbox',  opened each week 'With a box full of records, and a bag full of post, it's radio soapbox and Charlie your host'. The theme music was 'Music To Drive By'.
  • Bruce Welch with Peter Williams. This was a cardboard cut-out of a guitar. We were at the Gibson Guitar Basement in London. (1993)
  • Brian Johnston with Peter Williams promoting his book 'It's A Funny Game'. This photo was taken at an evening Brian was giving an after dinner speech.
A remarkable and funny man. Knows more about cricket than anyone else. One of the old school who knew his subject inside out. (1983).
  • Boyzone: Shane Lynch with Peter Williams promoting the Boyzone Book (1996)
  • Boyzone: Shane Lynch with Peter Williams
  • Bobby Hoy signed photo to Peter Williams. He was Joe Butler in 'The High Chaparral' Western TV series. Bobby was Spotted in an episode of 'Bonanza' by David Dortort the creator of both westerns, and was asked to join the cast of 'The High Chaparral' for it's entire 4 year run. There were 97 episodes between (1967 - 1971). Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Henry Darrow & Linda Cristal  were the stars of this Western series. The ranch was named 'The High Chaparral' after an evergreen oak shrubland. The name comes from the Spanish word 'Chaparro'.
  • Black Magic Today - A book by June Johns (1971). W H Smith, Chester.
  • Bert Weedon with Peter Williams at his home in Beaconsfield wearing his Yamaha guitar that played all the hits. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Bert Weedon with Peter Williams (Circa 1980's). My wife and I were welcomed by Bert and his wife, Maggie, at their home in Beaconsfield. I was honoured to be able to play 2 duets with Bert in his music room. These were 'Sometimes When We Touch' and 'London By Night', using sheet music Bert had transcribed in long hand. Bert taught me all I know about playing the guitar. Photo cleaned up by Doug Abbott.
  • Bert Weedon signed photo to Peter Williams. Bert's first big hit was 'Guitar Boogie Shuffle' in 1959. I recorded the 'B' Side as a dedication to him and it is  'Bert's Boogie'.
  • Bert Weedon and his Yamaha guitar with Peter Williams.
  • Bert Weedon & Peter Williams playing a duet at Bert's home in Beaconsfield.
  • Batmobile at Lyne Hill Lodge, Chertsey, Surrey.1.
  • Batmobile at Lyne Hill Lodge, Chertsey, Surrey. 2.
  • Batmobile 2 at Lyne Hill Lodge, Chertsey, Surrey. 3.
  • Barbara Windsor with Peter Williams promoting her 'Carry On Laughing' book (1996). A lovely lady. An honour to have met her. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Anthea Turner with Peter Williams. We were promoting her 'Y Plan' fitness And exercise book.
  • Anthea Turner with Peter Williams promoting 'The Y Plan' exercise and fitness book for the London YMCA. (1990)
  • Albert Lee with Peter Williams. Albert Lee is probably the World's Greatest Guitarist. I was able to meet Albert before his show at The Stables, Wavendon, Milton Keynes. He was performing with his band Hogan's Heroes. I remember asking him how many notes were there in 'Country Boy' and he answered - "All of them". Amazing. Photo cleaned & corrected by Doug Abbott.
  • Adam West with Peter Williams signing his Batman photo in Starburst Magazine at the Virgin Megastore, Birmingham.
  • Adam West signing The Official Batbook in The Virgin Megastore, Birmingham. (1986) Pic 2
  • Adam West signing The Official BatBook in The Virgin Megastore, Birmingham (1986). Pic 1
  • Adam West as Batman signed this photo In Starburst Magazine at The Virgin Megastore, Birmingham. (1986)
  • Adam Kennedy with Peter Williams promoting 'The Domino Principle' book (1975) and Stanley Kramer film (1977) starring Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, Mickey Rooney and Richard Widmark. Adam Kennedy previously starred in 'The Californians' a Western TV series in (1958). Photo corrected by Doug Abbott.