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The Hit Men UK

The Hit Men UK

Funk / Funk, Soul and Rock covers London, UK  UK
Let's Stay Together
Let's Stay Together
I Wish
I Wish


The Hit Men UK at The Ivy House, London



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  • John Batten on guitar © Charlotte Knowland Photography


John Batten


Graham Ackland



Sounds Like: Van Morrison (Official), The Rolling Stones, Average White Band, Bobby Womack, Al Green

Label: Indie

Manager: John Batten

Bio: The Hit Men originated at Richard Swan's excellent Sunday night jams at Jam Circus. This is where John (guitar) was mightily impressed by Graham's soulful vocals & the two decided to form a band in order to play all their favourite songs. Regular gigs at Hopscotch ensued this summer where the lin...See Full Bio

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“This band is fantastic. They had us all up dancing in less than 60 seconds. Their lead singer has an amazing voice and when he sang Valerie we were all amazed and insisted that he sing it again later. Stephen Tompkinson, our lead actor, praised me all night for booking the band. In fact I got hugs all night long for making our wrap party extra special with The Hit Men UK. This band is really outstanding, all in total harmony with each other. What makes them so good is the size of the band with the brass section and the brilliant drummer. I can't wait for the next end of series party, They really did make my last one the best.”

— Letitia Knight, Line Producer "Truckers" BBC 1, "Truckers" wrap party

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Q: Which lewisham park are you playing on the afternoon of Saturday 7th June 2014?

A: We will be playing at Hilly Fields Park in Brockley SE4 at 5.15pm on Saturday.

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