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THIS SUNDAY! (17th November) THE NASHVILLE TEENS at The Cellars At Eastney! .




THIS SUNDAY! (17th November) 60‘s legends THE NASHVILLE TEENS appear at The Cellars At Eastney! .
 
Founder member Ray Phillips is on lead vocals, and the band also includes Adrian ‘Spud’ Metcalf - who has been with the band for more than 30 years - Ken Osborn and Simon Pratley, and on bass is Colin Pattenden, founder member of MANFRED MANN’S EARTH BAND. 
 
Whilt treading the boards in Hamburg, Tthe band  backed JERRY LEE LEWIS on his "Live at the Star Club, Hamburg”  album, one of the greatest live rock and roll albums ever. 
 
 on his "Live at the Star Club, Hamburg”  album, one of the greatest live rock and roll albums ever. 
 
 
“Live at the Star Club" is extraordinary, the purest, hardest rock & roll ever committed to record.” (Music critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine) 
 
In May 1964, the band backed CARL PERKINS on his hit single “Big Bad Blues", and also played with CHUCK BERRY when he toured Britain, where they were spotted by Mickie Most who subsequently produced their June 1964 debut single, the John D. Loudermilk song, “Tobacco Road”, on which JIMMY PAGE and BIG JIM SULLIVAN played. It reached number 6 in the UK Singles Chart and number 14 in the U.S.Billboard Hot 100 chart. The follow-up was another Loudermilk song, “Google Eye”, which reached number 10 in the UK in October 1964.
 
Their next three singles “Find My Way Back Home”, “This Little Bird”, and “The Hard Way “, released arounfdthe time Ray Phillips turned down an offer to join CREAM!!
 
In the late sixties the group backed other artists like CARL PERKINS, CHUCK BERRY again, and also GENE VINCENT. 
 
In 1971 they released the single, “Ella James”, originally recorded by THE MOVE, but the band split in 1973. They  reformed, still with Ray Phillips on lead vocals in 1980.
 
In the 1990’s Ray Phillips also joined THE BRITISH INVASION ALL STARS, , with members of THE YARDBIRDS, PROCUL HARUM, THE PRETTY THINGS, and THE DOWNLINERS SECT and appeared on three of their three albums, recording a new version of “Tobacco Road”.
 
THE NASHVILLE TEENS set features many 60s rock classics alongside their own material.
 
The Cellars at Eastney is at 56 Cromwell Road, Eastney, Portsmouth, PO4 9PN, and tickets are still available at just £10. Doors open at 8 p.m 

The venue opens for ticket purchases from 7.30.p.m on Saturday 16th November and on the day of the gig - Sunday 17th November - from 1-6 p m, Tickets can also be booked at Eastney Community Centre in Bransbury Park, Eastney between 10am-3pm today only , (Friday 15th November), or can be purchased online via Ticketweb – just click on the Ticketweb logo on the show on http://www.thecellars.co.uk/tickets.

 
In May 1964, the band backed CARL PERKINS on his hit single “Big Bad Blues", and also played with CHUCK BERRY when he toured Britain, where they were spotted by Mickie Most who subsequently produced their June 1964 debut single, the John D. Loudermilk song, “Tobacco Road”, on which JIMMY PAGE and BIG JIM SULLIVAN played. It reached number 6 in the UK Singles Chart and number 14 in the U.S.Billboard Hot 100 chart. The follow-up was another Loudermilk song, “Google Eye”, which reached number 10 in the UK in October 1964.
 
Their next three singles “Find My Way Back Home”, “This Little Bird”, and “The Hard Way “, released arounfdthe time Ray Phillips turned down an offer to join CREAM!!
 
In the late sixties the group backed other artists like CARL PERKINS, CHUCK BERRY again, and also GENE VINCENT. 
 
In 1971 they released the single, “Ella James”, originally recorded by THE MOVE, but the band split in 1973. They  reformed, still with Ray Phillips on lead vocals in 1980.
 
In the 1990’s Ray Phillips also joined THE BRITISH INVASION ALL STARS, , with members of THE YARDBIRDS, PROCUL HARUM, THE PRETTY THINGS, and THE DOWNLINERS SECT and appeared on three of their three albums, recording a new version of “Tobacco Road”.
 
THE NASHVILLE TEENS set features many 60s rock classics alongside their own material.
 
The Cellars at Eastney is at 56 Cromwell Road, Eastney, Portsmouth, PO4 9PN, and tickets are still available at just £10. Doors open at 8 p.m 

The venue opens for ticket purchases from 7.30.p.m on Saturday 16th November and on the day of the gig - Sunday 17th November - from 1-6 p m, Tickets can also be booked at Eastney Community Centre in Bransbury Park, Eastney between 10am-3pm today only , (Friday 15th November), or can be purchased online via Ticketweb – just click on the Ticketweb logo on the show on http://www.thecellars.co.uk/tickets.