Hits & Misses with his Electric Band The Empty Pockets
Beck Theatre, Hayes
Thu 3 October 2019
After touring for the last year in the USA with his band the Empty Pockets, Al has decided to bring his show to the UK shores. He will be playing selections from his deep catalogue along with favorites Year Of The Cat, Time Passages, On the Border, Nostradamus and Roads To Moscow.
The Scottish-born singer-songwriter has released nearly 20 introspective and lyrically powerful records featuring brilliant backing musicians including Jimmy Page, Phil Collins, Richard Thompson, Peter White and more. His biggest platinum successes, Year Of The Cat and Time Passages, were released in 1976 and 1978 respectively. Al has had several top 20 singles, including the above-mentioned titles, as well as On the Border and Song On The Radio.
In Al’s own Words “I’m just a folk singer that is interested in history and wine that got lucky with some hit records! It’s as simple as that really. I was always a huge music fan and originally, I had wanted to be Brian Jones and then Bob Dylan, but those two jobs were already taken. And in many ways, I’m still pretty much the same troubadour that I was back in 1965. I still get a kick out of hearing the Zombies, Hendrix or They Might be Giants on the radio.”
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