Simon Honeyboy Hickling

Smokestack Lightnin' Home Page -- The Blues Profile Page

Simon Honeyboy HicklingAfter two decades of blowing the harp as a way of life, Simon Honeyboy Hickling is now estalished as a virtuoso player of international repute. His harp technique, hones through years of touring and recording, combined with a live wire stage presence and a voice that can justifiable be described as 'authentic', have won over an ever increasing fan base, united in their conviction that when it comes to the thing he does, nobody does it better.

Past credits include three years of touring and recording with Steve Marriott, sharing lead vocals and playing the harp, recordings with Bo Diddley, Paul Rodgers and occasional appearances with Anthony Thistlethwait's (Ex Waterboy) Blue Stars (a session band featuring the 'Kick Horns' and Mick Taylor). Simon's own band 'The DTs' are currently on 'the never ending tour'.

The Band features: Simon 'Honeyboy' Hickling - Vocals, Harmonica; Ed Deane - Guitars, Sitar; Geraint Watkins - Keyboards,Accordion, B.Vs; Gerry McAvoy - Bass guitar, Guitars, B.Vs; Brendan O'Neil - Drums, Percussion, B.Vs.

'I really enjoyed the company of the chaps on this album, to write together, arrange the tunes, record, see the project through was fantastic. I think there's plenty of great players out there, but to find the ones with a positive attitude and seemingly never ending supply of great ideas is bloody great. Who's round is it?' ~Simon 'HONEYBOY' Hickling











Click the PLAY button below to start the stream