Cryin' Out Loud [Blues Rock, 4 piece]
Cryin’ Out Loud are a four-piece self-styled band who perform their unique Fierce N’ Dangle take on a hard-hitting mix of blues, rock n’ roll and original material and are guaranteed to entertain.Lead singer Eric Gosling (Ferric Eric) takes the band, which was formed in 1986, into a league of its own with his earthy growling rendition of songs from The Greats including the blues of Kokomo Arnold, Freddie King and Bessie Smith through to the timeless hits of Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen. The lead guitar of Michael Windus (Billy 'Hillbilly' Hill) never fails to mesmerise every audience they play to, with the rhythm section held down superbly by the father and son duo consisting of the almost horizontal bass playing of Tim Wheatley (Al Fresco) and the raw energy of drummer Matt Wheatley (Magic Matt).The musicians are veterans of the stage in all manner of venues from intimate pub, club and private party settings, through to fully staged events at large indoor and outdoor music venues and festivals.Ferric Eric has played blues since the 1970s appearing and recording with bands including The Riff Power Blues Band, Manhole, Larry Miller and In From The Cold.Billy 'hillbilly' Hill launched his music career in the same decade and brings to the stage the wide-ranging experience of having played everything from punk and country & western, to rock and blues. In his thirty plus years of stage performances he has performed and /or recorded with with Big Jim Sullivan, Frank Mead(Gary Moore)Vincent Crane( Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster), Jackie Lynton, Nine Below Zero. Bands include the Riff Power Band, The Jackie Lynton Band, The Willie Austen Band and Tony Stones Function. He toured with Chas n Dave on their last UK tour and shared the stage at the Shepherds Bush Empire with Eric Clapton, Albert Lee and many more at the memorial gig for Chas Hodges.Al Fresco has had forty years of recording and performing alongside big stars including Alvin Stardust, Gary Brooker, Mike Rutherford and Kenney Jones, to name but a few. Bands include Good Earth Band, Market, House, Poker, Ted & The Tarts, Gracious, Taggett, Jackie Lynton and The Fugitives.The relative youth of Magic Matt disguises his many appearances since the tender age of fifteen with a host of bands including It's A Beautiful Day, The Dave Raphael Band, The Hype, Bigsun, Prophecy, Blofeld, Son of William, Wildfire and Scrapyard.Cryin’ Out Loud marked their 30th year milestone in 2016 with a sold-out gig in Godalming and the launch of their latest album Strange One which has been met with acclaim both from their considerable fan base and the local media.The band’s website www.cryinoutloud.com provides an insight into the character and nature of the band and hints at what to expect on stage.Fierce and Dangle Music
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|Band name||Cryin' Out Loud|
|Based in||Godalming, Surrey|
|Send Enquiry||Name: Billy|
Own PA, own lights, equipment PAT tested.
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This band/artist page is jointly maintained by Lemonrock and Mike. Last updated 10 July 2021.