Biography

1950
Born in Preston Lancs son of a signwriter and schoolteacher

1957
Saw Tom Finney for the first time, football became his life. 1960 Held and stroked first guitar belonging to Ray Skags of the Dennisons a very cool outfit on the Mersey beat scene.

1964
Witnessed Muddy Waters and Sister Rosetta Tharpe on a live television broadcast from nearby Chorlton station and the die was cast. Became fully immersed in the blues, especially the early slide guitar players.

1968
Studied at Dartington College of Arts, and Rolle College Exmouth.

1970
Met Son House whilst Busking in Portobello Road. Met Dick Waterman

1972
Taught drawing and painting at Drayton Middle school in Ealing. Fell foul of the lifestyle of the London Pub Rock scene

1978
Escaped to Bath to begin a career in music, where he has since survived within the music business and still lives on the edge of town

1982
Signed by Joe Boyd to Hannibal records.

1982-83
Worked and played in Austin Texas, the chops were honed.

1984
Released debut album Road Dreams on Hannibal

1988
Follow up album 'Rust' again on Hannibal

1990
Signed to Chrysalis Records

1994
Released 'Time Marches On'

1995
Worked on Mark Knopflers first solo album

1998
Released 'Sunny Side up' commissioned by Joe Boyd

2000
Mojave Dust...first album on Doodah Records

2004
Kora Blues with Moussa Kouyate..first duet album

2006
Tin Church...second solo album

2008
Slideville ( lap steel )

2011
Home and Dry ( Lap steel )

2013
Home for xmas ( lap steel )

2015
'Grit' live studio album. Kevin is currently touring and promoting 'Grit' produced by Neville Farmer, working harder than ever and enjoying every minute of it. Plenty of music yet to come.