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Gary Porter

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Gary Porter

Growing up in Essex (United Kingdom) listening to his parent's record collection that included Sam Cook, Otis Redding etc. Porter was sent to the Jerry Mayes School of Music in Southend where he learnt to play piano/accordion.

Porter then became heavily influenced by bands like Dr. Feelgood, Eddie & the Hot Rods who were from the Essex area and ended up following them and going to their gigs in his early teens. During this period, he progressed from playing piano/accordion to learning guitar which led on to him playing in bands.

In 1997 he began writing and performing material with the band Crisis Days. Their album 'Common Denominator' was produced by Debbie Bonham (sister of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham) and the band went on to have much success playing throughout Europe and the UK....
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Awards

Album of the Week - Marlow FM (UK) Album of the Week - Coastline FM (Spain)
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    Can't Keep Still

    Cornerblock Records
    2012

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Can't Keep Still

Cornerblock Records (2012)

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