1957 First gig with Kenny Edgerton at the Royal British Legion in Wycombe Marsh, Buckinghamshire
1957 Formed a skiffle band - The Strollers, Mr T C Turner joined as a tea-chest bassist.
1968 Billy Figgis becomes co founder of Elgen Amplifiers with Tony Merrell and Mike Mathewson in High Wycombe to produce high quality amps for major bands, which included: Yes, The Move, Cliff Bennett, UFO, Deep Purple, Nicky Simper, Warhorse, Peter Frampton and many more.
Made a special blue colur one specifically for Everton fans as Liverpool is one of the important areas for amp sales, and Heskeys being the largest music shop.
2006 Records a new set of tracks written by Bill at MARS in Chesham