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Shawn Harvey / Press

“First acts that we caught were British outfits The Roseville Rockers and Shawn Harvey & B-57. The first mentioned was a more than capable rockabilly outfit whilst Shawn and company certainly knew how to play rock 'n' roll music - albeit with a contemporary edge on some tunes but this only served to enhance the rockin' feel. Certainly a band to watch out for and I hope to see them again.”

Americana International 2012 - A review by Tony Wilkinson at the Rockabilly Hall

“This month's very deserving winner is guitarist Shawn Harvey. Unsigned artiste Shawn has been around the block a fair bit but he is still pursuing his dream and actually doing pretty well as it happens, having recorded and played with the likes of guitar virtuoso Albert Lee and Morrisey's right hand man Boz Boorer. A strong Country influence runs through Shawn's brand of Americana influenced Rock, plus you can pick up faint echoes of the Boss himself Bruce Springsteen, in Shawn's big choruses and widescreen tales of life on the road. We like Shawn because he is a guy who hasn't lost sight of his passion for music and the musician's lifestyle. He isn't a spring chicken but we aren't ageist at Playmusic and so we reckon he'll make good use of his spanking new Vintage v6. Keep on rockin' son.”

“Shawn Harvey - Prince of Retro Rockabilly Roots & Country ”

“I've been showing your picture all week and the girls have been screaming, oh yes!”

“A guaranteed good time 'till you drop”

“An eerie familiarity on first listen as the ghosts of Johnny Cash and Gene Vincent present themselves in Harvey's drunken guitar melodies”

“A feeling like you just pulled out of a Bodmin roadside cafe in your MK1 Capri onto the A30 with your windows down and the wireless honking out a Teddyboy classic...it's Shawn Harvey, Rock'n'Roll rebel ready for download”

“This young man has what it takes to go all the way. He writes his own songs, records them and performs them as well, the industry is crying out for people like him”

“Wild Wild Woman" is a funky little song sample that is going to leave you wanting more! Well, you are in luck!”

“This cat knows what a good lick is. The best English 'country boy' nods approvingly”

“Shawn has got some big guns on his side...he is a promising Rock'n'Roller”

“Shawn is a true rock’n’roller and plays from the heart”

“Shawn Harvey and the B57’s came all the way from Germany to play at Old Nicks Tavern on Saturday, a rock and roll band to the core ”