Gig: Forty 4 – BJ’s at Hop Pocket, Chorley – 30 July 2009

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009


The Liverpool blues/rock/funk band Forty4 playBJ’s Blues Club at the Hop Pocket, Chorley this Thursday.

introducing | FORTY 4

Their name comes from a Howlin’ Wolf song:”I wore my 44 so long, I’ve made my shoulder sore”

They call home Liverpool, north-west England.

Their music is Electric R&B based, with a twist of Funk, New Orleans & Texas flavours thrown in.

They dig stuff like Jimmie Vaughan, Ronnie Earl, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Clapton, James Brown, Otis Reading, Steve Winwood, The Meters, The Arc Angels, Robert Cray, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan, John Mayer, Derek Trucks, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, BB King, Albert King, Dr John, Jimi Hendrix, Donald Fagan, Walter Becker, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, John Cleary, Miles Davis, Motown, Living Colour, (early) AC/DC, Sting, Maceo Parker, Led Zeppelin.

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