Biography

Roddy Gordon – Vocals, slide/lead guitar/blues harp

Starting out, back in the sixties, inspired by many folks and blues singers, Roddy left his home town of Aberdeen, Scotland and headed for the bright lights of Soho London.

Residence Leicester Square London 1969

Residence Leicester Square London 1969

Folk Singing 1967

Folk Singing 1967

Over the next few years into the seventies, Roddy gigged with a number of top London – musicians, making a living playing a variety of residencies and one-nighters. Venues Roddy has played included numerous wine bars in Mayfair/Soho, The Hard Rock Café, The Speakeasy, The Marquee and many other rock venues as well as Sessions for the BBC, including Sounds of the Seventies.

Roddy moved to Sydney in the late seventies playing the club scene, RSL Leagues etc.

Martin Plaza Sydney, 1987. Roddy Gordon - Guitar/Vocals. Paul Wiseman - Guitar. Ray - Fiddle

Martin Plaza Sydney, 1987. Roddy Gordon – Guitar/Vocals. Paul Wiseman – Guitar. Ray – Fiddle

In the eighties Roddy played at many functions and held a four year residency at The Fortune of War Hotel, The Rocks, Sydney.

Fortune of War, Sydney, early 80's

Fortune of War, Sydney, early 80’s

From 1988 through to 2006 Roddy gigged across England and Scotland before returning to Australia in 2006.

Jane has been gigging with Roddy now for over 25 years, playing bass, guitar and backing vocals. Jane has also co-written a number of songs.

Jane Gordon - Bass Guitar. Roddy Gordon - Vocals, Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Slide and Blues Harp.

Jane Gordon – Bass Guitar. Roddy Gordon – Vocals, Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Slide and Blues Harp.

Jane Gordon - Bass Guitar

Jane Gordon – Bass Guitar

In 2008, Roddy got back recording and released the CD ‘Love & Blues’ on Locrian Records.

The Roddy Gordon Band is available to book for your next function or corporate event.

For further details or to book you can visit the ‘Contact Us’ section.

The History: London to Australia

The History: London to Australia

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