Mr Cottonhouse


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Profile Type : Band
Profile URL : nwb.co/thecottonhouseshakers
Web : myspace.com/thecottonhouseshakers
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Genre : Blues
Location : Darwen

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About

The Cottonhouse Shakers were a difficult band to pigeon hole. Under the blues tag they were unlike all other blues bands. Firstly the band have a jazz funk edge which is partly down to the bands bassist and keyboard player who were founding members of Blackburn jazz/funksters "False Negative". Combine this with Gone Beggin' frontman Gary Ward and Jazz/rock drummer Tim Jackson and you have an interesting mix. Completing the line up was the groups backing vocal duo "Kiki Deville and Julie Pilkington" who add a little soul to the table.

The group could boast the most eclectic set list on this website. a set list which ranged from Miles Davis to Hawkwind and from Hank Williams to Sesame Street - all done in their own inimitable style.

Don't be put off by the blues or jazz tag, the covers that the Cottonhouse Shakers played were popular, lively and not taken too seriously.

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Repertoire

Song NameArtistTypeLength (mins)
rocker AC/DC Cover 4
born under a bad sign Albert King Cover 6
Thrill is gone BB King Cover 5
rock me baby BB King Cover 5
ain't no sunshine Bill Withers Cover 4
gotta serve somebody Bob Dylan Cover 5
I shall be released Bob Dylan Cover 4
green onions Booker T Cover 7
take 5 Dave Brubeck Quartet Cover 5
move it on over Hank Williams Cover 4
hurry on sundown Hawkwind Cover 8
Peter Gunn Henry Mancini Cover 4
how many more times Led Zeppelin Cover 8
all blues Miles Davis Cover 5
jazz of spades Motorhead/TCS Cover 4
mannish boy Muddy Waters Cover 7
champagne and reefer Muddy Waters Cover 5
work song Nina Simone Cover 4
dealing with the devil Sonny Boy Williamson Cover 4
make it rain Tom Waits Cover 4
valerie bossa Zutons/TCS Cover 4


Community Blogs Posted

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Acoustic Tuesday

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acoustic open mic in Darwen

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Band required for Saturday

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Rock covers....

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The Soultrain on Sunday in Darwen

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FREE gig!!!

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The Magic Beans

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Darwen tonight

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The Euphorics (B'burn College)

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Darwen 3pm

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'Shyfinger' tonight in Darwen

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Something different....

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Plant & Taylor + Open Mic

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Americana/folk tonight in Darwen

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Good Foxy (acoustic) + Charlotte Newman

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Tonight in Darwen

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Mike Smith's Ginger Tunes

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Tonight in Darwen

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Grant Sharkey + Teri Birtwistle

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Sunday 3pm in Darwen