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Introducing: Greg Wilson

Greg Wilson

Greg Wilson was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

None of Greg's family are musical but Dad occasionally played guitar and a home organ.

I used to stand and watch as many musicians as possible whilst pretending to collect beer glasses
Greg Wilson

With no musical ability himself - except a tennis racket and a hair brush microphone, Greg was accepted at the age of 18 into Art college in Newcastle upon Tyne where after 9 months he decided that there was more to life than art and plunged head first into anything to do with music or being around musicians.

Greg Wilson

Working at the famous Riverside Club in Newcastle Greg got to see hundreds of artists & bands ranging from the then not so famous Happy Mondays to big names like Mick Jones (The Clash).

"This was an amazing time in my life - I used to stand and watch as many musicians as possible whilst pretending to collect beer glasses.

"I learned how to play guitar by watching how they did it".

Greg Wilson & The Big Caffeine Fix got together around 1990 and played for many years in and around the North East with various line ups.

Shortly after recording a 5 track demo the band caught the interest of A&R at Phonogram but in the end never eventually came to anything.

Greg went to work overseas performing and playing before returning for a fresh start in the Lake District where he currently lives.

After a period of running his own successful events company Greg has now made a conscious return to writing, playing and performing more frequently across the region.



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