A gritty lowdown bluesman, Ferriday has proven himself as a many-faceted British talent. Gets your big toe tapping in your boot! Shadowy assortment of squawking slide-driven fare. Primal uncluttered rockin' blues.
Not for nothing two quotes were conferred upon him by BB King "One of the most Passionate Performers I've Seen " and Bill Wyman "A Real Education Watching This Guy Play" .
Late 80s Mick Simpson was discovered by Elkie Brooks, who took him in her band. From that moment his career wings. His music has been used in several prominent Hollywood films such as Three Men and A Baby. " He played on the 80th anniversary of BB King, among many other variables. He toured with Gary Moore and Snowy White, two guitarists who have influenced him greatly in terms of game. He won several prizes, which gave him an extra boost . He was also part of Bill Wyman 's Rhythm Kings. 'Unfinished Business' is his 3rd solo album. Sometimes there are some more poppy tracks over, but the blues predominates in various styles. All tracks are original compositions by Mick Simpson and / or its producer Andy Littlewood. Blues rock with the purity of a mature guitarist, a musician with a lot of stage experience
The Blue Bishops work at the rocky end of the R+B and Blues spectrum. Yet, at the same time, they are acknowledged for the sensitivity and dynamics of performances that can go from a whisper to a roar in just a few moments. Blues Matters nominated it among the top ten albums of the year and it’s had airplay in several different continents.
McGraw and Fer combine to make one magical americana album [Seed of a Pine]...I could talk about all of the songs...until the cows come home. Honestly this is one of those...albums which 'had me at hello.' If you're a fan of modern folk and americana, you can't go wrong with Seed of a Pine."