Dave Edmunds

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": rock classic rock singer-songwriter pub rock new wave rock and roll 70s roots rock british Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

15 April 1944, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales. The multi-talented Edmunds has sustained a career for many years by being totally in touch with modern trends while maintaining a passionate love for music of the 50s and 60s, notably rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll and country music. He first came to the public eye as lead guitarist of Love Sculpture with an astonishing solo played at breakneck speed on their only hit, an interpretation of Khachaturian’s ‘Sabre Dance’. At the end of the 60s Edmunds built his own recording studio, Rockfield. The technical capabilities of Rockfield soon became apparent, as Edmunds became a masterful producer, working with Shakin’ Stevens, the Flamin’ Groovies and Brinsley Schwarz. The latter’s bass player was Nick Lowe, and they formed a musical partnership that lasted many years. Edmunds’ own recordings were few, but successful. He brilliantly reproduced the sound of his rock ‘n’ roll...

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