Born and bred in the local area, he lived in Haslington for the first 30 years of his life.
Ran a mobile disco with his brothers in the early 80's
Bassist with Mad Dog for over 10 years, playing at the Isle Of Man TT numerous times, and many other venues.
Joined The Cat in 2009 presenting Recollections & Revelations. Later became co-presenter on Midweek Blues, eventually becoming sole presenter on Shades Of Blues, where he has interviewed countless artists from around the world.