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Bittersweet: The Clifford T Ward Story by Dave Cartwright

Sunday, January 18, 2015 22:51 Comments Off on Bittersweet: The Clifford T Ward Story by Dave Cartwright

Sometimes a book can be such a revelation that only clichés can do it justice – un-put-down-able, riveting, unique, tragic, triumphant… they all apply. Dave Cartwright, Cliff Ward and I were all West Midland men who travelled parallel journeys in the 1970’s. We all secured recording contracts with big companies; we all acquired the soubriquet […]

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Jim McPhee

Monday, July 28, 2014 10:33 Comments Off on Jim McPhee

Sad news today of the death of Jim McPhee. Jim was my agent for many years and also ran the Red Lion club in Kings Heath Birmingham, where I had some of my best and most enjoyable gigs with always packed houses. Jim also looked after Vin Garbutt and Jake Thackray. He kept a welcoming […]

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Life!

Friday, May 2, 2014 10:26 Comments Off on Life!

In response to demand at my Glad to be Grey gigs we’re releasing “Life!” It’s a CD compilation of tracks from 6 albums issued over the last 25 years, a sort of “Greatest Hits”. Order Life!

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Encore

Saturday, October 19, 2013 20:11 Comments Off on Encore

Well, here’s a surprise for you, and for me too. I didn’t think I’d record again but Wendy wouldn’t let it lie so I contacted my friend Bruce Davies in Scotland and asked if he would be willing to co-operate on a new CD. We communicated via the internet with Bruce sending me his ideas […]

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Autumn fundraisers

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 13:15 Comments Off on Autumn fundraisers

Here are my Autumn “Glad to be Grey” fundraiser gigs. Saturday September 14th Hargrave Church Hall (near Chester) CH3 7RN Tickets: email dawn_lindsay@btinternet.com or call 01829 781 275 Various local charities will benefit Saturday September 21st The Cube, Albert Road North, Malvern WR14 2YF Tickets: malli.wadge@btinternet.com For Community Action Transport Saturday October 5th Eccleshall Community […]

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The Price of Bronze

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 15:54 Comments Off on The Price of Bronze

Here is the first track from the forthcoming album – details coming soon!

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Glad to Be Grey!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 13:46 Comments Off on Glad to Be Grey!

After three months of blessed inactivity, no motorways, and many books read, those of you who said I would miss the life are half right! I am missing performance and have been thinking of ways to keep my hand in. So here’s the plan. I have a one man show I’m calling “Glad to be […]

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Clive Dunn

Thursday, November 8, 2012 16:12 Comments Off on Clive Dunn

Clive Dunn was a personal favourite of mine and I enjoyed his work before he became Corporal Jones. When I was recording “Writer of songs” in London my producer, Johnny Worth, was working with Dunn on songs for a Dad’s Army record. Dunn came into the studio and watched me recording for a while. I […]

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After Lichfield

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 9:00 Comments Off on After Lichfield

One of many lovely emails relating to my retirement from full-time gigging that seems to sum up what they all say: Hi Harvey, Thank you for a wonderful show in Lichfield last night. Most importantly thank you, thank you, thank you, for all the wonderful shows we have attended over the years. We have both […]

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Colin Scot

Friday, August 17, 2012 9:11 Comments Off on Colin Scot

Those of you who remember the late Colin Scot (Scottie) will be as amazed as me to view these videos and discover a Scottie hinterland I certainly knew nothing about. Those of you who never saw Scottie perform don’t know what you missed. He was instrumental in really launching me on the British folk scene […]

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