Mon Nov 11, 2013 2:45 am
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:26 am
mike edwards66 wrote:Darren Spears was an aspiring contemporary rockabilly singer. In 1993 he and the rest of 'Go Cat Go' were on the brink of turning professional.
That didn't happen. Tragically Darren was shot and died. Those who are interested can find more here:
Darren's voice whilst undeniably Elvis inspired, had a beautiful individual resonance that also can not be denied.
Here are two of his best self penned tracks. Enjoy.
Mon Nov 11, 2013 2:20 pm
Mon Nov 11, 2013 3:24 pm
drjohncarpenter wrote: Not sure what you mean by "on the brink" -- these recordings are delightful, extremely well-recorded and made with care.
drjohncarpenter wrote:It seems Spears was definitely early-Elvis inspired, but there's also a lot of Blasters in his sound -- reverence without being reverential.
svallen wrote:Sounds a lot like Bob Luman in late 50s.
Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:48 am
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