|"The slickest combo on the circuit" bragged BLUE HORIZON in an advert in
Lineup on '96 album (cover left):
Big Joe Louis: vocals, guitar, mandolin
Little George Sueref: harp, vocals
Matt Radford: bass (who succeeded Tony Hilton, previously bassist with Howlin' Wilf & The Vee-Jays)
Brian Nevill: drums (who succeeded Martin Deegan who went to Paul Lamb & The King Snakes)
|For extensive information on Big Joe Louis & His Blues Kings, please jump straight to their official home pages hosted by this very website!||
Gigs from '98 onwards have featured Big Joe and Little George plus deputy bassists and drummers, a.o.:|
Brian Nevill: drums (see above)
Dino Coccia: drums (also Sonny Black & The Dukes and The Barcodes)
Mike Watts: drums (ex-James Hunter Band)
|May 29 2000: Debut performance of new lineup of the Big Town Playboys, featuring Big Joe Louis on vocals. Still, Big Joe's Blues Kings, duos and solo gigs rolled on, regardlessly.
Late 2001: Big Joe Louis leaves BTP - is succeeded by Paul Ansell (vocals, piano, guitar).
|Big Joe Louis & His Blues Kings played an amazing gig at Åmåls Blues Fest, Sweden in July 2001. Lineup:|
Big Joe Louis: vocals, guitar
Steve Weston: harp
Matt Radford: stand up bass
Mike Watts: drums
Check our photographs on our Åmåls Blues Fest pages!
Torsten Ståhlberg's photo page from Åmåls Blues Fest, Sweden!