Biography

I have been singing and songwriting since I was 16 . The first record I bought Was Runaway By Del Shannon in 1961 although I was force fed a diet of Elvis and Roy Orbison by my elder brother. The second record I bought was I want to Hold Your Hand in late 63. Then I heard the Byrds All I really Want to do and in the same year Like a Rolling Stone and this changed my life. I still think it is the best rock song ever made. I bought a Hofner guitar. learned to play and started writing songs in 1964 with my friend Duncan Mckie. In 1968 I bought a Harmony Sovereign Flat top in a music store in Yeovil, England and at the same time bought Frank Zappa's We're Only in it for the money , because I liked the Pepper spoof and began a lifelong dedication to Francis and the Muthers. My friend John Jenkins (Woofer3)introduced me to Little Feat and the Band, Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull around 1970 and we started to record my songs on a Grundig 2 track tape recorder. In the early 80s I started to work with Glyn Carter recording music using the latest Atari ST and Cubase the mysterious MIDI system. Then I got married and distracted for 20 years. John contacted me on his birthday in 2005 after not seeing him for 10 years and revitalised me. I wrote Close Enough To Touch a few weeks after speaking to him as a nostalgic tribute to a past love from my college days. Since then Glyn and I, with occasional live collaborations with John, have been re-recording old songs and writing new songs regularly ever since

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Close Enough To Touch Collab Rock Jul 6, 2005 6448
After All This Time Rock Jul 7, 2005 1388
Dreaming Again Rock Jul 10, 2005 1120
After All This Time( slow version) Rock Jul 10, 2005 1098
Something You Can't Touch Collab Rock Jul 12, 2005 1605
That's the way that things are Collab Rock Mar 28, 2006 1105
Sitting in the Darkness Rock Apr 19, 2006 1369
Dancing To A Memory Rock Nov 6, 2006 928
Knowing the Love has Gone (2) Collab R&B Nov 15, 2006 1226
Soap Factory (written by J Jenkins) Collab Pop May 14, 2007 1199
When I Paint My Masterpiece (Dylan cover) Pop Jan 29, 2008 846
It's Good To See You Again Collab Folk Aug 5, 2008 6987
Queen of Pain (Approximately) Collab Rock Jan 28, 2009 949
First Time I Saw Your Face Collab Rock Feb 25, 2009 3482
I've Been Waiting II Collab Rock Mar 31, 2009 966
In this Lonely Crowded Town II Collab Alternative Mar 31, 2009 1213
Too Late Now Collab Other Apr 29, 2009 876
Call this Loving Collab Alternative May 19, 2009 790
We're No Angels Collab Rock Jul 7, 2009 1145
It's the Same Old Love Song Collab Pop Jul 28, 2009 898
Something You Can't Touch 2 Collab Alternative Nov 2, 2009 863
The Fire Next Time Collab Rock Jan 12, 2010 816
High On Sci-Fi Collab Alternative Apr 7, 2010 902
Sitting in the Darkness II ( of this Spanish Apartment) Collab Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 10, 2010 744
We're No Angels Collab Music Videos Aug 12, 2010 889
Wall of Black Collab Alternative Sep 28, 2010 717
Next Time I'll Know Better Collab Alternative Jan 26, 2011 1321
Heading Into New York Collab Rock Mar 23, 2011 901
Paint you Blue Collab Pop May 24, 2011 721
Words Get In The Way Collab Country Sep 20, 2011 1405
No Point In Staying Too Long Collab Alternative Mar 6, 2012 688
Now You're Gone Collab Alternative Oct 28, 2014 418
Groundhog Day Collab R&B May 26, 2015 437
Westgate Square Collab Folk Jul 18, 2017 300

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
And it Was Yesterday Folk May 19, 2010 463

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