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Chick Wren`S Rollin River Band

Midlands England   Members: 4    Share/Link to this page
Col `Chick` Wren is an established vocalist/musician/so​ngwriter, playing electric and acoustic guitar, harmonica and mandolin. Since the 1970`s Chick has played such diverse gigs as Ronnie Scott`s (Birmingham) and The Fete d`Humanite (Paris). He has also played live on BBC Radio West Midlands. Chick has also played at many of the popular Birmingham music venues such as The Adam and Eve and The Railway. He also took part and played, for many years, in Birminghams St Patricks Day Parade. Chick is influenced by the likes of Keith Richards, Sea Sick Steve, Levon Helm, Tom Waits, Dr John, Neil Young and the great blues masters such as John Lee Hooker. Chick has recorded albums with `Atlantic River` and the `Rollin` River Band` and gigged extensively in recent years with the Welsh crowd pullers `Ratz Alley`. With Rollin` River Chick is joined by a hard driving/country flavored classic rock & roll band. WHAT RYAN`S GIG GUIDE SAID ABOUT THEIR LAST ALBUM `SCRATCHIN AROUND`............. `The album kicks off with a Bob Dylan cover `Dirt Road Blues` from Bob`s `Time Out of Mind` album, and what agreat version! Much more upbeat than Bob`s version yet still with that superb groove. Followed by a great version of America`s `Sandman` and also Woody Guthrie`s `Dusty Road` all done folk/rock style, sort of reminding me of a Black Country version of The Saw Doctors! This band I think would go down really well playing live at some of the folk rock type venues out there, so someone book em soon!. As I wouldn`t mind seeing this lot. Excellent stuff.` (Ryan`s Gig Guide) The Rollin` River Band is unstoppable. It is one of the most exciting live bands ever to grace the Stage


Style: Rock / Country Rock / Roots

Last updated: 25/05/2010
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  • Contact: Chick Wren
  • Phone: 07773432107
  • Near: birmingham

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