Gig: Benny Gallagher – Worthenbury – 09 May

Posted on: Friday, May 2, 2008

Benny Gallagher – Goin’ Up The Country Blues & Roots Club, Worthenbury Village Hall – Friday May 9th

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One of the most talented of British songwriter/guitarists of the 70s Benny Gallagher will be making his debut at Goin’ Up The Country Blues & Roots Club, Worthenbury Village Hall on Friday May 9th.

He made his name firstly as a writer with Paul McCartney at Apple and then with McGuinness Flint with his songs When I’m Dead And Gone and Malt And Barley Blues.

Joined by Graham Lyle he then achieved more chart success with I Wanna Stay With You, Heart On My Sleeve and Breakaway. This last song was also recorded by Art Garfunkel .

Other artistes who have recorded Benny’s songs include Bryan Ferry, Fairport Convention, Elkie Brooks, Status Quo, Simon and Garfunkel, Garth Brooks and Phil Everly.

Apart from Paul McCartney he has also worked with Eric Clapton, Pete Townsend, Ronnie Wood, Georgie Fame and blues legend Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup.

For more information and bookings please ring 01948 770215 (7-9pm)

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