Blues Band at Bside the Cside

2 members of the 'Blues Band' (Tom McGuinness & Rob Townsend) recently visited Bside the Cside and signed their famous wall.

2 members of the ‘Blues Band’ (Tom McGuinness & Rob Townsend) recently visited Bside the Cside and signed their famous wall.

The Blues Band is a British band formed in 1979 by Paul Jones, former lead vocalist and harmonica player with Manfred Mann, and vocalist/slide guitarist Dave Kelly, who had previously played with the John Dummer Band, Howlin’ Wolf and John Lee Hooker. The band’s first line-up also included bassist Gary Fletcher, guitarist Tom McGuinness (also of Manfred Mann) and drummer Hughie Flint, (the two had previously formed McGuinness Flint). In 1982 Flint left and was replaced by former Family drummer Rob Townsend.

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