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Les Wilson

b. 10 Sept 1955, Willenhall, Staffordshire, Britain. Wilson started playing electric guitar at age 15 and by 1974 was executing professionally. He researched at Humberside University for a level in Food Research and Microbiology, afterwards teaching food cleanliness/microbiology. He continuing to play electric guitar and, inspired by contemporary electric powered blues players, he shaped his personal blues-based music group, the Mighty Houserockers in 1981. Wilson created a good regional following within the Midlands area and over following years performed at several UK and Western blues celebrations, including Colne, Luxembourg, Cork, Geithoorn and Oudenaarde. He offers performed extensively around the blues circuits in the united kingdom, Belgium and holland. A strikingly effective slip guitarist, Wilson’s live shows are fascinating affairs. Among his affects are George Thorogood and Child Seals, noticed live, and, noticed on information, Jimi Hendrix, Hound Doggie Taylor, Elmore Wayne, B.B. Ruler, Albert Ruler and Buddy Man. Wilson’s sidemen over time possess included Chris Lomas (bass), Dave Sutherland (bass, percussion, vocals), Fred Skidmore (keyboards), and Tony Baylis, Phil Visitor and Micky Barker (drums), a few of whom have already been around because the start. In the first 00s, Wilson was composing a big section of his current repertoire. Although rooted in traditional blues, a lot of his latter-day composing shows manifold musical affects that have designed his profession and his off-stage lifestyle; since 1997 he provides resided in the significantly western of Eire. Among Wilson’s compositions are ‘Electric guitar Guy’, ‘Fuelled Up’, ‘She’s My Baby’, ‘I’m A Fool’, ‘Blue Light’ and ‘Don’t Keep Me’.

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