Films featuring live performances from 2018

Journey Part 1 - Live performances

  • 10/01/18: Journey - capo 2
  • 09/01/18: Panyan - extract

  • 11/02/18: Life sentence Part 2
  • 11/02/18: Life sentence Part 1
  • 14/01/18: Standing room only
  • 14/01/18: Tomorrow's children
  • 10/01/18: Norwegian wood with Monica
  • 10/01/18: Xeroxed armies
  • In 2018 I have played live 24 times

    In 2017 I played live 87 times and durring the year I performed 62 different songs from my catalogue.

    14/02/18 - 460
    The Cross in Hand

    3 songs at Open night

      • Road song
      • Fun of the fayre
      • Toast for one
    More eccentric mayhem with Frank - played in the round this time. Thanks to help from Lisa, I got everyone to join in (BVs and or guitar) on Toast. See Facebook for more photos.
    Toast for one at Cross in Hand - 14/02/18 Photo: Ray
    13/02/18 - 459
    The Blackboys

    6 songs at Open mic night

    • Life sentence Part 1
    • Fun of the fayre
    • Road song
    • Life sentence Part 2
    • Life's a race
    • Sanity
    A chance to play - always enjoyable.
    Duke of York - 12/02/18 Photo: Sue Stevens
    12/02/18 - 458
    The Duke of York
    , Tunbridge Wells

    3 songs at Open mic night

    • Xeroxed armies
    • The last song
    • Music of the road
    Not the most attentive audience, but a nice evening, with a talented 12 year old boy doing his first open mic night - a change from the usual old guys with grey beards & acoustic guitars!
    11/02/18 - 457
    The Elephant and Castle

    Lewes

    2 songs at Open night

    Click for the story behind these songs, which explore the true story of a murder commited in 1983. And click on the song titles to view Ray's live You Tube films.
    Life sentence at the Elephant and Castle - 11/02/18 Photo: Ray
    09/02/18 - 456
    Eight Bells
    , Jevington

    4 songs at Open mic night

    • Journey
    • Guardian angel
    • Life's a race
    • Toast for one
    Five Bells: Andrew Millen helped me out with some percussion & lead guitar. Eight Bells: A fun night of madness with Little Red.
    Eight Bells - Jevington - 9/02/18 Photo: Steve Alder
    08/02/18 - 455
    Five Bells
    , Chailey

    7 songs at Open mic night

    • Guardian angel
    • What happened to our love
    • Get yourself a good time
    • Many ways to pay
    • Life ain't been easy
    • Little red car
    • Toast for one
    07/02/18 - 454
    Buskers
    , Crowborough

    3 songs at Open night

    • You're gone
    • On paper wings
    • All of the time
    A good audience and that gives you a chance to put some feeling into the songs.
    Buskers - 7/02/18 Photo: Joseph Peters
    06/02/18 - 453
    The Six Bells
    , Chiddingly

    3 songs at Open mic night

      • Many ways to pay
      • Life ain't been easy
      • Right for me
    Revisited some old songs, closing with a very rare outing on piano. The video on the left is me playing the song in 1991 with Red Delta. See Jason's Blog and my Facebook for photos.
    Many ways to pay at the Six Bells - 6/02/18 Photo: Lisa Jackson
    Right for me on the piano at the Six Bells - 6/02/18 Photo: Lisa Jackson
    04/02/18 - 452
    The Green Man

    Ringmer

    2 songs at Open night

  • Get yourself a good time
  • What happened to our love

    Noisy - Decided to try a couple of my old Rock Hopper songs from the 1980's.
  • 01/02/18 - 451
    The Bay Hotel
    , Pevensey

    4 songs at Open mic night

    • Insomniac's dream
    • Journey
    • Ghosts
    • Toast for one
    Down by the sea and a new venue for me. Forgot me specs, borrowed Jayne's bifocals which were different.
    The Bay Hotel, Pevensey - 1/02/18 Photo: Paul Watson
    31/01/18 - 450
    The Wheatsheaf

    Willingdon

    6 songs at Open mic night

    • Life's a race
    • Journey
    • Little red car
    • Ghosts
    • What's in a life
    • Toast for one
    5-years between my 1st and my 450th live performance.

    Same guitar & costume, same venue, same soundman & same opening song, Life's a race.

    Thanks to Simon Watt for the company and to Andrew Millen for running both evenings. I haven't aged a day! x

    5-years between my first and my 450th live performances - The Wheatsheaf - 30/01/13 - 31/01/18 2018 Photo: Simon Watt
    30/01/18 - 449
    The Blackboys

    5 songs at Open mic night

    • Tick tock
    • You're gone
    • King of the flies
    • Life ain't been easy
    • Journey
    29/01/18 - 448
    White Horse Folk Club

    Deanlands

    2 songs at Open mic night

  • My mum, Alzheimer's and the care home
  • Hanging on

    Last but one on and for various reasons that seemed appropriate I opened with my mum song.
  • White Horse Folk Club - 29/01/18 Photo: Simon Joslin
    23/01/18 - 447
    The Six Bells
    , Chiddingly

    3 songs at Open mic night

      • Ghosts
      • Tick tock
      • View from a window
    I played the opening three tracks from my album, View from a window. See Simon's Blog on the Six Bells Folk & Blues Club website.
    I borrowed Simon's Martin - Six Bells - 23/01/18 Photo: Simon Watt
    21/01/18 - 446
    The Green Man
    , Ringmer

    2 songs at Open night

    • All of the time
    • Hesitation blues
    I was joined by various friends on my first song and then did a cover - my interpretation of an old Hot Tuna classic.
    All of the time at the Green Man with Helga, Lisa & Dave - 21/01/18 Photo: Ray
    Hesitation blues at the Green Man - 21/01/18 Photo: Ray
    The Blackboys was my ninth different open mic in ten days and I had intending to do a couple more over the next two days, but was hit with the dreaded man-flu and was therefore out of operation for the rest of the week.
    16/01/18 - 445
    The Blackboys

    7 songs at Open mic night

    • Diary
    • The last song
    • Music of the road
    • On paper wings
    • Xeroxed armies
    • Toast for one
    • Life's a race
    15/01/18 - 444
    The Duke of York

    Tunbridge Wells

    3 songs at Open mic night

    • Insomniac's dream
    • On paper wings
    • Ghosts
    My first time at the Duke of York since 12/12/16.
    14/01/18 - 443
    The Elephant and Castle
    , Lewes

    2 songs at Open night

    A packed night with loads of great performers doing their thing. Ray was filming so I picked a couple of songs that I rarely perform. Click on song titles for videos.
    Standing Room Only at the Elephant and Castle with Jayne, Lisa & Jason - 14/01/18 Photo: Ray
    12/01/18 - 442
    The Eight Bells
    , Jevington

    7 songs at Open mic night

      • I like to be sad
      • Ghosts
      • Sanity
      • It's only my time
      • Insomniac's dream
      • Toast for one
      • Little red car
    11/01/18 - 441
    The Five Bells
    , Chailey

    6 songs at Open mic night

      • I like to be sad
      • Ghosts
      • Sanity
      • It's only my time
      • Insomniac's dream
      • Toast for one
    A new venue for me.
    Norwegian Wood with Monica Ross at Cross in Hand - 10/01/18 Photo: Ray Whiteway-Roberts
    Xeroxed Armies at Cross in Hand - 10/01/18 Photo: Ray Whiteway-Roberts
    10/01/18 - 440
    The Cross in Hand

    2 songs at Open night

    Another bonkers night with Frank! Ray was there filming, click on the song titles for his videos. I also did a unreahearsed (where to put the capo?) version of Norwegian Wood with Monica on vocals
    Panyan with Keith Willson at the Six Bells - 9/01/18 Photo: Ella Moonbridge
    Life's a race at the Six Bells - 9/01/18 Photo: Ella Moonbridge
    Panyan down at the Six Bells - 9/01/18 Photo: Ella Moonbridge
    09/01/18 - 439
    The Six Bells
    , Chiddingly

    2 songs at Open mic night

      • Life's a race
      • Panyan
    A good turn out for the first Bells of 2018. Keith Willson joined me on Panyan - see Facebook for an extract. See Ella's photos above and her Blog. x
    08/01/18 - 438
    White Horse Folk Club

    Deanlands

    2 songs at Open mic night

      • Journey
      • Another journey
    Always well attended by regulars, who enjoy a mainly covers based evening. I tried 'Journey' with a capo on fret 2 and it works better.
    Deanlands - 8/01/18 Photo: Heather West
    07/01/18 - 437
    The Green Man
    , Ringmer

    4 songs at Open night

      • Journey
      • Another journey
      • Routine
      • Toast for one
    A great evening to launch a new year of music. Lots of participation on Toast. x
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