Label: Vertigo - 6360 171 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Rock • Style: Pub Rock, Swamp Pop, Rock & Roll
Geraint Meurig Vaughan Watkins born 5 February is a Welsh singer, songwriter, rock and roll pianist and accordionist. JohnShakin' Stevens and most recently Status Quo. He has also pursued a solo career and issued a number of albums under his own name, with a new album Rush of Blood released in September Watkins was born in Abertridwrnear CaerphillySouth Wales.
Inbetween sessions, the s and beyond found Watkins playing accordion and piano with The Balham Alligatorsa band, of which he was a founding member, that has helped to keep the music of Louisiana alive in London's pubs.
Between and Watkins played piano and accordion on five records of the Dutch band Normaal. AllMusic 's Stephen Thomas Erlewine said of Dial W For Watkins"It's slight on the surface — the love songs are sweet and short, there are lots of ragged edges and lots of jokes — but that's its appeal: it's warm, friendly, engaging music, perfect for a relaxing evening at home with old friends.
In andWatkins toured with Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings as keyboard and accordion player and singer. Watkins also toured with, and opened for, Nick Loweas a keyboardist. Watkins maintains his own Facebook page, where he frequently posts Nobody - Geraint Watkins & The Dominators - Geraint Watkins & The Dominators musical performances. In it was announced that a new solo studio album, Rush of Bloodrecorded in collaboration with Basement Jaxx 's Simon Ratcliffe as producer, was scheduled for release in September.
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