Born (too late!) and raised in Greater Manchester, England.
Influences and Inspiration include:
Folk/Country/Blues/Rock 'n' Roll songs of the present and past and artists including:
Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, the Everly Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel, Elvis Presley,
Dion Di Mucci, Patsy Cline, Nanci Griffith, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Jack Ingram,
Chris Isaak and most of all…….
Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle and the Poet -
Song playing is ‘Marry Me!’ from my first album (Valentine Vagabond) with virtuosos …………
THE VALENTINE VAGABONDS
Derek Griffiths, Guitar
Tucker Finlayson, Double Bass
Alan Coulter, Drums
Chris Parren, Piano/ Keyboards
Barry Wickens, Fiddle.
Bob Golding, Blues Harp/Percussion
Martyn Day, Accordion