James Hunter has certainly paid his dues. Over the span of 30 years, he’s worked on the railway, busked in the streets of London, provided backup vocals and guitar for Van Morrison (Official), played clubs and theatres all over the world, written scores of original songs, and recorded some of the most
original and honest rhythm & soul albums of the last two decades. By 2006, Hunter was recognized with nominations for a GRAMMY® Award (“Best Traditional Blues Album” for People Gonna Talk (Rounder)) and an American Music Award (“Best New/Emerging Artist”). He and his band then hit the road for a decade of extensive touring and recorded three additional critically-acclaimed studio albums— The Hard Way (Concord), Minute by Minute (Concord) and Hold On! (Daptone). By 2016, MOJO magazine had crowned him “The United Kingdom’s Greatest Soul Singer.”
On February 2, 2018, renowned soul label Daptone Records released James Hunter’s most ambitious album to date, Whatever It Takes, offering ten new and original songs written by Hunter and recorded live to 8-track tape by Daptone’s two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Gabriel Roth.
Support on the night comes from The 45s
From supporting the likes of Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, and The Small Fakers in recent years, The 45's have mad a name for themselves on the Glasgow Mod scene with barnstorming performances, jam packed sets and bustling dance floors. With a superb vocalist who's been likened to Daltrey and Burdon to name but a few, their sound is the perfect mix of 60's Beat, RnB and Soul.
On Friday 29th June, as part of the Glasgow Mod Weekender - Glasgow, The James Hunter Six will play BAaD as one of the headlining shows.
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