The Deputies Band members

Rick Cassman


Guitars, Vocals

Songwriter and Producer. Composer for Film and TV Music. Signed to Pete Townshend of The Who in the 70’s with his band Straight Eight. Toured with Queen, Robert Palmer and Slade.

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Richard Lightman


Lead guitar, slide guitar

Hailing from Montreal, Canada, Richard is a professional session guitarist and record producer with a career in music spanning over 40 years.

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Belinda Campbell


An accomplished vocalist whose style is reminiscent of Janis Joplin. Belinda gives 100% energy and commitment on every performance.

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Pete Charlton


Bass Guitar and Vocals

Pete has knocked up a cool 30 years experience as a bass player.

He’s played with Trevor Morrell (Wham)  and  Clune (David Gray) and believes one of the highlights in his career was when he supported The Bay City Rollers!

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Lee Cook



Lee played with the legendary Twickenham rock band Saint Jude. He is a regular player on the S W London scene. 

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Honorary Deputies

Depending on circumstances we are often privileged to have guest musicians play with the band. These include

Geoff Swettenham - Drums

David Avigdor - Drums

Les ‘Cozy’ Cole - Drums

Andrew Heart - Bass guitar

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Honorary Deputies

Geoff Swettenham


Geoff has played in some classic sixties rock bands including the legendary band 'Grapefruit' who were signed to The Beatles label Apple Records in the mid sixties

Andrew Heart


Andrew is a professional gigging sideman and has played with Billy Idol, Generation X and loads more