Ian Jeffrey  

                Poet, Lyricist  

  Born in Scotland

   One of the few remaining Beat Poets from the

   Inter Zone A ( Portobello Road ) of the 69

   Hippy summer.

   London,Amsterdam,San Francisco,Marrakech

   And Katmandu

   Ian began his career as a professional performance Poet

  At the original Traverse Theatre in the Royal Mile

   Edinburgh along side Duncan McCrae,Russell Hunter

   and the Scaffold.On moving to London his first gig was

   In the Roundhouse,sharing the bill with Brian Patton and

    Alan Ginsberg.While in London Ian met Nicky James

    (Moody Blues,The Move and the Walker Brothers) and

    began a writing partnership that lasted over 30 years and

   included 6 albums on the Polydor label.

   While living in Holland Ian penned the song Switch,for

    Nancy Dee,which made the Guinness book of top ten hit

    Singles  

   Ian now lives in Dorset.