2006 to 2008
Singer, song writer & guitarist. Stu Oggy, full name Stuart Ogden, has fronted bands for over 18 years. Titors Insignia, The Differents, The Heath. Stu is now pursuing a solo career.
The Heath appeared with the track ‘Hometown Hooligans (Bring Back The Chair) on the St Helens Musicians Collective various artists CD compilation ‘Three’ (SHMC 003) in 2006.
The Differents played the St Helens Festival in Sherdley Park on July 7 and 8, 2007 along with The Loungs, Ghengis Grimes, Mark Wilson, The Monte Cristo Blondes, Krazy 88 and the St Helens Music Academy.
Stu’s band before Titors Insignia was The Monte Christo Blondes
The Monte Christo Blondes
The first line up of the band came together in mid 2006 but by early January 2008 it was time for a new and fresh line up to make the band stronger and better than ever. With Dale Kinsey (guitar-vocals) leading the way from the front, Mark Swift (drums), Stu Oggy (lead guitar-vocals) and Danny (bass).
Previous gigs include: St Helens Arts Festival, Newton Music festival, St Helens Show, St Helens Citadel, St Helens Rugby Homecoming 2007, Manchester Roadhouse, Zanzibar (Liverpool), Warrington Peace Centre, Jack Daniels Soundcheck, Liverpool & Wigan, BBC Radio Merseyside and KCR Radio.
Roll Up, Roll Up published on 3 June 2008
“The circus came to town today”.
Talk to The Wall published on 3 June 2008
Original song. Copyright The Monte Christo Blondes.
Girl With The Starry Eyes published on 3 June 2008
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All links accessed and working on 12 November 2017.
Official Titors Insignia website
Stu Oggy on Facebook
Titors Insignia on Facebook
St Helens Musicians Collective: Three on Discogs
Monte Christo Blondes on YouTube
Monte Christo Blondes on Remote Goat
Titors Insignia on YouTube
Buy Titors Insignia on Amazon
Buy Titors Insignia on ReverbNation
Buy Titors Insignia on iTunes
Wildlife in Pixels
The Fine Line Project
St Helens Festival timetable St Helens Star – 5th July 2007
Titors Insignia hoping for success at festival Warrington Guardian – 25th April 2013
Titors Insignia drums up cash for soldiers charity St Helens Star – 5th June 2013
Andy Reid and Lee Briers team up for Titors Insignia’s big launch Warrington Guardian – 6th September 2013
St Helens bands Stilia and Titors Insignia starting to make their mark St Helens Star – 19th September 2013
This article was created, compiled and produced by Barry Grady. 12 November 2017.