Ant Wilson

Ant Wilson

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Country - General | Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Total Song Plays: 293   
Member Since: 2015
   Last Login: over 30 days ago
   Sounds Like: George Strait, Tim Mcgraw

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I started playing guitar, singing and writing songs at university in Durham in tha early 70's.. I have played and recorded with a number of bands in the north eastern England over the years based including the Redheughers Ceilidh Band, Bodhran Bodhran (pronounced Borran), an acoustic folk and roots band and the Jack O'Ryan Band, an electric band playing upbeat folk rock with whom I performed live on local radio. After relocating to Spain for a few years, I joined the Sessionistas band, leading sessions and performing mainly Manx and Irish music at venues along the Costa Del Sol. I am also a member of the Irish Music in Andalucia collective who run regular music sessions around the region.
I grew up on the banks of the river Tyne around the same time as Sting. The regional identity was celebrated in songs of working people and my influences are rooted in popular culture predominantly folk, Irish and country. In my early years music was constantly on the radio and I was captivat


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Ant Wilson posted over 30 days ago to Ant Wilson


'Think of Me' is among the finalists of the 2015 World Wide Music Contest. Terrific vocal performance from Nick Nichols, brilliant musical arrangement by Pete Ware.

   
 
Ant Wilson posted over 30 days ago


'Think of Me' is among the finalists of the 2015 World Wide Music Contest. Terrific vocal performance from Nick Nichols, brilliant musical arrangement by Pete Ware.


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