No fewer than sixteen performers braved the damp and dismal weather and with more than double that number in attendance, the room was comfortably full, making for a great atmosphere in the back room of The Feathers.
Dave Ryder struck up the first chords of the new season with some mighty fine sing-along numbers, followed by Robin Spreckley, Lynda and Tom Degney, Richard Ruthin, Joe Lyon, and Chris Birchall.
After the break, we had a rare appearance from someone we really don’t see as often as we’d like – the inimitable John Sellers (below). John followed up a cover of Bruce Springsteen “Western Stars” with a great song that he had written about the Kings Arms in Denbigh.
Robin ‘the Busker’ Wynne Jones enlisted his namesake Robin Spreckley and Tom Degney for some old favourites including “Copperhead Road”.
A New Face
Steve Juckes-Hughes has become a regular at the club over the past year and after his spot, he introduced his daughter Catryn, whose beautiful voice captivated everyone in the room. Her rendition of “Fields of Gold” was quite spellbinding. (Click ► below to listen)
Our ‘Random Name Generator’ selected four of the night’s performers to fill the final 20 minutes of the evening. The last of these was the ‘one-man-band’ that is Brian and the earworm he sent us home with was the 1954 American folk song “San Francisco Bay Blues”.