Peter Asher & Albert Lee Music

Peter Asher & Albert Lee

  • Date

    Sunday 20 November 2016

  • venue

    The Lemon Tree

  • time

    Doors 7.30pm | Finish 10.30pm

  • age

    Adults, Teens

  • price

    £23.10 inc. bf

  • genre

    Music

Peter Asher and Albert Lee return for a unique acoustic duo performance that will be filled with classic songs and stories about their illustrious careers.

Peter Asher enjoyed a huge hit as Peter & Gordon with the Paul McCartney penned "A World Without Love." With The Beatles' Apple Records label, Peter Asher signed the unknown James Taylor. He went on to manage and produce most of Taylor's classic platinum albums. The multi-Grammy Award winning Asher also managed and/or produced Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Cher, 10,000 Maniacs, Neil Diamond, Ringo Starr, Randy Newman, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Kenny Loggins, Robin Williams and Diana Ross and many other superstars.

"The exuberant Mr. Asher knew anyone who rocked and everyone who mattered." Wall Street Journal

Voted Guitar Player Magazine’s Best Country Guitar Picker five times, Albert Lee's career spans over 55 years. Lee was a member of Chris Farlowe’s Thunderbirds and Country Fever plus he has played in bands with Eric Clapton, Glenn Campbell, Joe Cocker, Earl Scruggs, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings and Ricky Skaggs (who got a hit with Albert Lee's "Country Boy"). Lee is among the world class musicians who appeared at the Royal Albert Hall’s Concert For George.

"The greatest guitarist in the world" Eric Clapton

"Albert is, in every sense of the word, a genuine guitar wizard" Earl Scruggs

"When St. Peter asks be to chronicle my time here on earth, I'll be able to say - with pride - if that's allowed - that for a while I played rhythm guitar in a band with Albert Lee" Emmylou Harris


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