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The Dirt Road Band is the brainchild of guitar legend Steve Walwyn, mainly known as the longest serving guitar player in Dr Feelgood (32 Years). During this time, he amassed a massive reputation as a guitar hero in the UK, Europe, and beyond. He says, ‘I’d always liked the idea of the power trio-stripping everything back to basics. Guitar, bass and drums.’
To help him this he has recruited the services of Ted Duggan, professional since the ‘60s including stints with Badfinger and world techno giants Banco de Gaia. ‘I’d worked with Ted before,” Steve says. “I knew he would fit the gig perfectly”. He certainly does.
Bass player Horace Panter is better known as a founding member of The Specials. Horace has ‘groove’ imprinted on his DNA. Holding it down comes as second nature
This then is Steve’s dream team rhythm section that swings as hard as it rocks. “We have started to develop that musical telepathy that makes a band more than just the sum of its parts. It is a really thrilling tie and keeps music alive”.
Hidden History tells of Barton upon Humber's fascinating history through a collection of media including original and authentic photographs, video clips, narration and text.
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