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Sea Sick Steve at the London Hammersmith Apollo on Saturday 8th Oct

Started this discussion. Last reply by HOLLOWBELLY Oct 11, 2011. 3 Replies

What a disappointment that was.....Me & Pyno got to the Hammersmith Apollo about 7.30pm to be told the gig was cancelled due to a burst water main...Shit!!!...went to see Cool Hand Luke at the Aldwych in the afternoon so it wasn't a totally…Continue

 

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I was trawling the net trying to find out how Sea Sick Steve tuned his 3-String Trance Wonder...this hooked me up to local Blues dude and proclaimed odfather of UK CBG's Chickenbone John.

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At 6:54am on May 19, 2014, Muddy Creek Guitars said…
Happy Birthday, Chillicool!
At 11:11am on October 29, 2013, Sozzled Hector said…

Hi Chillicool

Facebook pics here no need for a FB account. More to come so keep the link.

Boxstock 2013

At 9:45am on June 15, 2013, Ron "Oily" Sprague said…
Kev,

Sorry, my AutoType screwed me over, and I hadda go do something else. Haven't forgotten the Chilli Cool pepper drawings. I finally took one as far as I think it can go, based on feedback from your peeps from last summer (!), and want to send you the PowerPoint with everything I have done to date. I did promise, hadn't forgotten, Life just got in the way. I have a Dropbox link I could send you, or I can send em as pics to your e-mail addy (which is?). Please let me know via PM.

Oily
At 10:52am on February 22, 2013, Jeff Sacree said…

Hi Chillicool, be good to get down in the squalor once more,(did I really say that) nah be good to catch up and see how your year has been. Off the brum for the guitar show tomorrow if your going? I know Chickenbone john is exhibiting and never been before. I know Paul said he would like to go but not sure he can make it. If I don't see you before then here's to Boxstock the reunion.......

At 9:38am on August 15, 2012, bemuzic said…

hi, good to meet you too, enjoyed your music..and we'd share our chips with you anytime : -)

At 8:43am on July 16, 2012, Paul 'PapaHogg' Smith said…

Thanks Chillicool... It's good to connect with another 'Midlander'.

Yes I'll be at the Upton Blues Festival this weekend and it would be good to meet up. Can't wait to see Hollowbelly Live.

Hope to catch you there.

all the best Paul

 

 

At 2:26pm on July 4, 2012, flatfoot johnny said…

Is the 6 string a banjitar (i.e. banjo shaped guitar or a 6 string early banjo (5 long 1 short string circa 1890s)? If the former... probably mediums or lights acoustic strings... im not too hot on these... they are the devils work dont you know!! although they sound great for ragtime pickin.  If the later then it should probably have heavy nylon or "nylgut" strings - Check out Rob mackillop on you tube... he also has a wesbite with classic banjo.

At 9:40pm on June 28, 2012, Letha Allen said…

Hi Chill,

Thanks! No, I can't play "God Save the Queen", but if I still had the guitar I would give a go at learning it, lol.

Nice to meet you.

At 10:21am on June 15, 2012, Ron "Oily" Sprague said…
Kev,

Thanks for Friending! Cartoon caricature of "Chillicool" eh? PM me details, and we'll se what we can do. Assume you don't necessarily want something classic like a boardwalk caricature? Or do you want a logo? I can send you a sample of my most recent painting, done last year for a friend's birthday, as a bar sign. I'll post it in my Profile pics so you can see it here.
At 12:08pm on June 14, 2012, South Paw,Davey said…

Thanks for the request ;-)

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Upton Blues Festival 16th to 19th July

Posted on July 13, 2015 at 4:18pm 2 Comments

Hey Ya'll

Any of you fancy performing at the UK's biggest free Blues Festival?

I'm running an open mic at the Upton Social Club on Friday , your more than welcome to come along bring your chosen intrument and play, enjoy a weekend of Rock & Blues by The River from over 100 top acts, come and be a part of it , pm me if you're interested.

Plenty of camping facilities ,

Get Busy Livin!!

Kev.

 
 
 

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