Country / Line dance Duo / Trio
Paul's musical career began in the "bad hair" days of the '80s at the age of 17, where he played lead guitar and sang in many rock and cabaret bands before deciding to join the country scene 15 years ago with the very talented trio Daytona. A Liverpool guy through and through, Paul is lead singer / guitarist and track writer for Fools Gold. Recognised and respected in country music circles in the UK and Internationally Paul owns and runs his own recording studio. As well as producing self penned material he has recorded and produced songs for acts such as This is Us / West Virginia / Paul Martin / The Thrillbillies / Haydens Country / Ainsco & Co / Darren Neild / Nashville Rose / The Renegades / Mick Johno / Keith Thornhill / Paul Taylor / The Bar Room Boys and many more. Many of Paul's songs have been covered by other artistes. He is the "engine driver" behind the Fools Gold kicking live sound.
Deb has loved country music since her teens. She plays live acoustic guitar, provides harmony vocal and also lead vocals. Being Paul's stage partner for over 7 years she brings laughter, talent and musical diversity to Fools Gold's programme.
Dave Rowland (Joins Paul & Debbie to form Fools Gold Trio)
Dave is one of the great UK masters of that strange but beautiful instrument that makes country music so special.. the pedal steel guitar. He was a member of the most successful British country band ever, The Hillsiders. Building on that foundation and national apprecaition of his "make me cry" sounds he has travelled the world playing for many country stars including our country cousins from USA. He is currently a significant member of Charlie Landsborough’s touring band, as well as working with Fools Gold and the Classics.
Current instruments used for live shows includes:
Fender Deluxe Stratocaster
Forest Custom Guitars Telecaster
Martin DC AURA Electro Acoustic
Takamine Nashville ENV460 Electro Acoustic
PA and sound equipment includes:
Fohhn PA sound system
Mackie mixing desks
db in ear monitoring
Roland/Boss Guitar effects
Fender valve guitar amplification
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