The making of Gypsy

Artist, writer, musician and lover of Lymington and the New Forest

When Rod Legge died in December 2009 Lymington lost one of its most creative minds. Rod was a quiet, introspective man who wandered the town and local countryside. He was a true bohemian and had an

Rod’s legacy

There are a few copies of his written work, paintings and drawings in existence. Unfortunately, his song recordings were of poor quality so a group of his friends decided to professionally record them for eternity.

‘There was a magical afternoon in February 2010 when Ollie Helm, Sue Weatherley, Pete Strong  and I were in a Bournemouth Studio recording the vocal tracks. There had been no rehearsal but we had a blast and it seemed that the spirit of Rod was with us that day’                          

John Dunkinson,



If you have speakers you might hear short previews of some of Rod’s songs.

A CD is available of full versions of these - and more.


See below for details.

extreme knowledge of local folk lore. He often wrote about it in prose, verse and song as well as producing drawings and paintings of the world around him.

 The performers are hoping to raise enough money from the sale of CD’s to

place a lasting memorial to Rod in Lymington.

  Available from ‘Cutters’, Angel Yard, Lymington High Street or online by clicking here     


                         A bargain at only £6.99 - including postage


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