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The Real John Lewis

Rank #1 UK Cardiff, UK Country / Rockabilly / Roots Music

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Sounds Like: Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Chet Atkins, George Jones - The Possum, ELVIS PRESLEY

Label: Migraine records, Germany. Presstone, Australia, Atomic Cowboy Records Wales

Manager: any offers

Bio: In America they called it “soul”, In Wales we call it “hwyl”, singing with heart felt emotion. commitment and passion. Penarth’s very own Retro-esque Indie musician /singer/songwriter John Lewis has it in spades. John is one of the organisers and founder of the near legendary Penarth Pilot Sunday... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: one for the Hank Williams fans who like to #Jive http://t.co/xDF6cD1eH2 #rockabilly #Hank Williams #Rock'n'roll

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“John Lewis Trio THE BILLY BANKS SESSIONS Atomic cowboy Records ACR003 **** Rockabilly has never sounded as good as this.The fifteen tunes found here are simply wonderful with every single one of them offering something new to audiences.Joining John Lewis here is Paul Woodmansey on doghouse slap bass with Billy Roberts featuring on drums. Together, they create a sound which is difficult to even match. One of the best songs here is Drunk. With an upbeat groove and pure rock and roll sound in the vein of Carl Perkins during his time at Sun Studios, if released then at the height of rock and roll it would have sold a countless number of copies. Having performed around the world and a highly recognised artist, as long as John continues to play music such as this that accolade won’t go away in a hurry. RH”
—  RH, Maverick Magazine
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Q: John, when you sell some records and can afford a proper guitar, which Gretsch will you buy?
A: O you do make me laugh

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Tue Oct 08 2013

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  • Song Plays 16,818 +118

  • Video Plays 878

  • Total Fans 2,677

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  • Facebook Likes 1,795

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