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Gary Porter

Following on from his critically acclaimed album ‘Can’t Keep Still’, which gained his band play listing on BBC Radio Two, Gary has strived to develop his music further with his new album by engaging high class musicianship for the recording on these new songs. Lisa Mills who is gaining massive popularity within the UK and is in as much demand on the live circuit as she is back in her home state of Alabama added her superb vocals to several tracks.

Fresh from his involvement on the Roger Daltry / Wilko Johnson hit album ‘Going Back Home’ Steve West Weston added his harmonica to the track ‘’Steamtrain Blues’. The brass section comprised two of the country’s finest players in Graeme Turner ( Steve Marriott, Robert Plant, The Equals amongst many more ) and Lee Badau from ‘The James Hunter Six’.


Album of the Week - Marlow FM (UK) Album of the Week - Coastline FM (Spain) Presented preview awards 2013 Top 10 acoustic charts Top 20 folk charts


Album Review

Gary Porter: Stone Chucker

Read "Stone Chucker" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Back in 2012 Porter, a sextet from the county of Essex, just north of London, produced the highly enjoyable Can't Keep Still (Cornerblock Records). Two years later, band leader Gary Porter has released his follow-up, Stone Chucker. Boosting the line-up to a Spinal Tap sized 11, including guests, Porter has also upped the enjoyment quotient. His old-school mix of blues, R&B, jazz and soul bursts joyfully out of the speakers. Drummer Phil Mount and keyboardist Dave Melling also ...

Album Review

Gary Porter: Can't Keep Still

Read "Can't Keep Still" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

"Oh Mr. Porter, what can I do? I wanted to go to Birmingham and they've taken me on to Crewe." So went the refrain of an old Music Hall tune. Porter, a sextet from Essex in the south of England, doesn't take its name from that great old song, nor is it named for an equally old alcoholic beverage. The band is named, more pragmatically, after its leader: singer and guitarist Gary Porter. It's a workmanlike, practical, band name. The ...

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'Very,Very good indeed'- Paul Jones- BBC radio2

'Brilliant' - Sue Marchant - Big Night In (BBC Radio Cambridge)

'Truly a unique voice'- Salley Naden- BBC radio Lancashire-An audience with Porter show .

'Exellent blues vocals- Rory Stanbridge- Fatea magazine

Rod Stewart
Benny Goodman
Buddy Guy
guitar, electric
Mel Torme
Dr. John
Paul Simon
composer / conductor



Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Stone Chucker

Cornerblock Records


Can't Keep Still

Cornerblock Records


Stone chucker

From: Stone Chucker
By Gary Porter


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