10 Jul, 2015
9 hours ago
Just about recovered from full-on day in Longton yesterday.
A songwriting workshop day with the kids from St Oswald's Primary School, then in the evening a wonderful housegig (our 5th there in 5 years) in front of these big kids, to raise money to help the school out in the special work it does for children with learning diabilities etc.
Huge thanks to Janice & John Anthony Lee for making it happen, to Jonny Campbell for joining us on fiddle, and to Isabelle Higginson, aged 14, our amazing support act.
....and onward for Les Glover and me, to Newbald Village Hall for our sold out concert there tonight :-) ... See MoreSee Less
Henry Priestman added 2 new photos.
5 days ago
Over on Sex Pistols' Twitter page, there's a pic of myself and John J Campbell in rather fetching khaki shorts, atop "Coniston Old Man" peak; the photo was used on the poster for The Pistols' only Liverpool gig, at Eric's on 15th October 1976...we were the support band that night (Albert Dock, soon to mutate into Yachts).
Who was there? ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
Keeping the spirit of #NationalAlbumDay going, here's a good game for a lazy Sunday autumn afternoon.
Go to you record or CD collection (or both), 2nd shelf from the bottom, 10th album in from the right...photos most welcome. (Mp3s not permitted!).
LP: Van Dyke Parks/"Clang of the Yankee Reaper"
CD: Weather Report/"Tale Spinnin'"
[inspired by Jacqui Harris] ... See MoreSee Less