Alistair Sherwood performs in Concert or Cabaret Style and will entertain you with the inspiring lyrics and melodies of the American Troubadours by paying tribute to the Songs of this highly prolific period 1968-1978.

This Singer/Songwriter period was an exciting moment when a generation of great artists were drawn together in Southern California. The famous West Hollywood club, The Troubadour, became the home for the rise of the singer-songwriter, a mecca that drew artists as prolific and influential as James Taylor and Kris Kristofferson.

Earl's Court London also has its very own Troubadour and during the 60's was the wild west frontier of bohemian Chelsea and saw this continental cafe centre of rebellion rise with the revolution of a new melodic and poetic acoustic music. Bob Dylan's first performance in London was at The Troubadour. Paul Simon and Tom Paxton also played at this historical artistic institution.

Alistair plays acoustic guitar  / classical guitar  / ukulele / banjo / Harmonica / Tambourine and Foot Stomp to deliver a unique accompaniment to these troubadour songs. His live performance is a humorous and captivating experience as he transports you back in time anywhere between 1968-78

 

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UPCOMING SHOWS (New Songs) "Rhinestone Cowboy" "Mr Bojangles" "Where the Cottonwood Grows" "Where do you go to my Lovely"

SAT 25th JUNE 2022

HERSHAM CENTRE FOR THE COMMUNITY

 Queens Road Hersham Surrey KT125LU

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SAT 15th OCTOBER 2022

SUNBURY RIVERSIDE ARTS CENTRE

8PM  (This concert only features some American Troubadour Songs as its a promotion of Alistair's New Folk Music Album

featuring Irish / British Folk Music Sea Shanties and Comedy Songs)

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SOME OF THE SHOW'S REPERTOIRE

America - Simon and Garfunkel * Mr Tambourine Man - Bob Dylan * Suzanne - Leonard Cohen

Fire and Rain - James Taylor * Sweet Baby James - James Taylor * Let Your Love Flow - Bellamy Brothers

Annie's Song - John Denver * Poncho and Lefty - Emmylou Harris / Willie Nelson

Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel * Me and Bobby McGee - Kris Kristofferson

I  Recall a Gypsy Woman - Don Williams * Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash

Scarborough Fair - Simon and Garfunkel * If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot 

Country Roads - John Denver * Leaving London - Tom Paxton * The Boxer - Simon and Garfunkel

Girl From The North Country - Bob Dylan * American Pie - Don McClean 

THE AMERICAN TROUBADOURS

(Mostly) : -))