©John Brindle 2014 firstname.lastname@example.org
John Brindle was born in Chorley, Lancashire. It’s an unremarkable small market town thirty minutes north of Manchester. He grew up there with his two sisters and brother.
Always interested in music; his first record purchase was Neil Young’s ‘Harvest’ LP in 1972. Floored by the Country inflections, and melodically downbeat feel of the words and music, Young’s work has provided a life time of fascination. It’s a style of music he never grew out of. While his school pals embraced the Glam Rock and Progressive movements of the 1970s, John’s musical palette was all things West Coast. California.
Although John had a guitar as a lad, he was a relatively late starter in terms of really taking music performance seriously. When he moved to Leicester (for work) in the mid-
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Now based in the lovely North Eastern town of Durham, John continues to perform music and runs a weekly acoustic club where he encourages performers to play and sing. His long time association with singer-
John continues to write freelance for several musical publications. His work has appeared in Mojo, Maverick and The Living Tradition. For his sins he also co-