COLIN WILSON

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Unique - Unclassified | BRADNINCH, United Kingdom
Member Since: 2009
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BORN IN 1952 AND STARTED LEARNING THE GUITAR AT 14 YEARS FIRST SONG WRITTEN BY THE TIME I WAS 18, SO HAPPENED TO BE A FOLK OPERA WITH MY GOOD FRIEND PHIL BEER (SHOW OF HANDS) PLAYED AS A DUO FOR 4 YEARS THEN DECIDED TO GO SOLO AND WRITE CONTEMPORARY SONGS, FIRST ALBUM IS CALLED CLOUDBURST, FORMED A BAND CALLED THE COLLECTION AND WON THE MELODY MAKER FOLK COMPETITION IN THE SOUTH WEST IN 1979 (IT WAS A BIG DEAL THEN) WITH A BAND CALLED THE "COLLECTION" MOVED ON WITH CHRIS BILLINGS AS A DUO, THEN STARTED PLAYING COUNTRY AND BLUE GRASS WITH A BAND CALLED "EASY PICKINS" AND "THE FLYING DUCKS" WENT SOLO FOR A WHILE THEN FORMED A ROCK BAND CALLED "DESPERATE MEASURES" WROTE 2 ALBUMS AND PLAYED FOR 10 YEARS, MESSED AROUND FOR AGES THEN FORMED THE BOYS FROM MELBOURNE STREET WHO HAVE NOW BEEN WRITING RECORDING AND PERFORMING FOE 6 YEARS CHECK OUT www.theboysfrommelbournestreet.com