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The Edgar Reed Blues Band

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Overview

  • Authentic blues band
  • Repertoire of blues classics from the old school such as Willie Dixon to more contemporary acts such as Clapton and Gary Moore
  • Perform as a 4 piece as standard and can break down to a trio or upsize to a quintet

Location

The band is based in Richmond, North Yorkshire, but is willing to travel anywhere to spread the word of the blues.

Standard Set Times

  • 3 x 45 minutes but flexible to suit

About this Act

The Edgar Reed Blues Band are a North Yorkshire based act who consist of seasoned, professional musicians from the area making the music they love, the blues! Their combined components of gravelly vocals and that unique, wonderful fat sound of the Hammond organ and of course, great blues guitar work lend this act a truly authentic sound and feel. 

The band is made up of musicians who have cut their collective teeth in other bands and members have played and toured, both in this country and abroad with such luminaries as such notable acts such as John Mayalls Bluesbreakers, Eric Clapton, Dr Feelgood, Albert Lee, Hogan's Heroes, Steve Cropper, The Animals, Chris Rea, and even the late, great Roy Castle.

Set List

You’re Gonna Need Me - Luther Allison
Standing at the Crossroads - Elmore James
You Don’t Love Me - The Allman Brothers
Before You Accuse Me - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Hideaway - John Mayall
Red House - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Oh Pretty Woman - John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers
I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man - Willie Dixon
The Sky is Crying - Stevie Ray Vaughn
Further on up the Road - Gary Moore
Summertime - George Gershwin

Walking On Sunset - John Mayall
Tush - ZZ Top
I’m Tore Down - Freddie King
Stormy Monday Blues - Bobby Bland
I’d Rather Go Blind - Chicken Shack
Sweet Home Chicago - Freddie King
All Your Love - John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers
Black Magic Woman - Santana
Copper Head Road - Steve Earle
Mustang Sally - Buddy Guy
Mamma, Talk to your Daughter - John Mayall
Knock Me Down - Marcus Bonfanti
Let’s Work Together - Canned Heat
The Hunter - Albert King

Muddy Water Blues - Paul Rodgers
The Thrill Has Gone - B. B. King
Ramblin On My Mind - Eric Clapton
Statesborough Blues - Allman Brothers
Bright Lights Big City - Jimmy Reed
Put it Right Back - John Mayall
Steppin Out - John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers
My Babe - Willie Dixon
Another Man - John Mayall’s Bluebreakers
Key to the Highway - Little Walter

Lineup

  • Four piece band consisting of guitar and vocals, bass and vocals, vocals and harmonica, and drums.

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