Fundraising for Steve Brown and The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Posted on: Saturday, Oct 15, 2011

As previously posted the end of this month sees the fundraising event for local bass player Steve Brown and The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.

Ace local blues fan and blues promoter extraordinaire Pete Evans has just returned from the annual pilgrimage to Mississippi and Arkansas centred around the amazing King Biscuit Festival, Pete has kindly obtained and donated some amazing items to be used to raise funds.

Let us start with the signed poster.  Very soon we shall be auctioning a 2011 King Biscuit Festival poster that contains the following signatures….

Sunshine Sonny Payne – 86 year old DJ from King Biscuit Time on radio KFFA
Sugar Blue
Kenny Brown
Jimmy Mayes – drummer for Willie Big Eyes plus also years ago for Hendrix
Michael Burks
Terry Harmonica Bean
Tommy Castro
Sharrie Williams
T Model Ford
Moreland and Arbuckle
James Cotton
Bobby Rush
Billy Branch
Anson Funderburgh
Chuck Popcorn Loudon – Michael Burks drummer
Bob Margolin
Mike Zito
Delbert McLinton
Wayne Russell – bass and husband of Reba Russell
Doug McMinn drummer for Reba, Mojo Buford, Chuck Berry, Albert King
Bob Corritorre
Wayne Sharp – keys for Michael Burks – ex Allman Brothers
Papa Don Mcminn – Mojo Buford guitarist and John Mayall guitarist early 80s
Bob Stroger – top Chicago bass player
Robert Nighthawk Tooms – keys Reba Russell + Wampus Cats
Paul Thorn
Josh Roberts, Guitar Reba Russell
Lightning Malcolm
Lonnie Shields
Matt Schofield
Jonny Henderson
Kevin Hayes, Matt’s drummer ex Robert Cray for 18 years
Bill Abel, Mississippi guitarist for Big George Brock
Donal “Duck” Dunn, legendary bass for Booker T and The MGs

Pretty good I am sure you agree.

There is more…. Watch this space

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