Sunday, 8 January 2012

Steve Tilston at Maghull FC

Steve Tilston with Dave Bowie
on double bass at Faldingworth
Steve Tilston is a great singer, songwriter and guitarist, born in Liverpool although he moved away long ago.  He has been turning out quality albums for 40 years and his songs have been recorded by Fairport Convention, Dolores Keane, The House Band, Peter Bellamy, North Cregg, Bob Fox and John Wright.  Songs like Slip Jigs and Reels, Here’s to Tom Paine and The Naked Highwayman have become modern classics.  One of his songs, The Reckoning, has been nomintated in the Best Original Song category of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and is up against On Morecambe Bay written by Southport's own Kevin Littlewood.

He is appearing at the Maghull Folk Club which meets at the Maghull Community Association, 604 Green Lane, Maghull, L31 2JH.  Pay on the door, and the venue sells bottled ales.

A true story about Steve downing a drink in one can be found here.

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