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Tony Benn’s Tribute to Emily Davison

I wrote this song as a tribute to Emily Davison and another legendary social campaigner, Tony Benn, about the plaque he had placed in a broom cupboard in The House of Commons to commemorate the night Emily spent there on the eve of the 1911 census, so she could give that as her address and further the rights of votes for women. 2 years later Emily died under the King’s horse in the Epsom Derby. Continue reading

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SHINE ON – join in

Reg Meuross releases a new single on May 1st and invites us all to support each other and to #ShineOn. Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross is inviting people to join in with the spirit of new song Shine On, which is … Continue reading

Shine On – new single from Reg Meuross

New song – Shine on. Official release May 1st but this is a song for now, so please watch and share. Thank you to everyone who helped with the song and the video, and the biggest nod to health care … Continue reading

Reg Meuross RAW – Review, Morning Star

Kevin Bryan (Morning Star etc) delivers his verdict on RAW. “RAW represents the final collection in a trilogy of essentially solo recordings from an artist who is unquestionably one of the finest singer-songwriters that this country has spawned during the … Continue reading

Reg Meuross RAW Review – folking.com

by Mike Davies “….sometimes tall tales are preferable to reality because, as he sings “if he’s selling stories I’m buying/Cos there ain’t enough dreams on this trail”. You would do well to invest in Reg’s.” https://folking.com/reg-meuross-raw-hatsongs-hat021/ LAUNCH GIG The Cockpit, London. … Continue reading

Reg Meuross RAW Review – Folk Radio UK

By David Pratt “Meuross again shows his songwriting finesse as he almost imperceptibly transitions from the historical to the modern-day with rapier-like skill.” FULL REVIEW HERE Order CD HERE LAUNCH GIG The Cockpit, London. Saturday 5th Oct TICKETS http://bit.ly/RegRawAlbumLaunch #RAWTour regmeuross.com/events ORDER THE … Continue reading

12 Silk Handkerchiefs Tour – a reflection

Jill stood in the foyer of the Greenwich Theatre, London. She wanted to tell me how her Trawlerman Uncle had been lost at sea, and how her Aunt had told him not to sail that day. She’d had a funny … Continue reading

Reg Meuross – 12 Silk Handkerchiefs Tour 2019

Winter 1968. Three Hull trawlers sink. 58 men die. A fishwife leads the fight to change safety laws. A powerful show of songs & storytelling with Reg Meuross, Brian W Lavery, Sam Martyn, and Mick McGarry. . . and the spirit … Continue reading

Reg Meuross RAW Tour

After the collaboration of this 12 Silk Handkerchiefs project, Reg’s new album RAW (release date October 4th) sees him return to the solo performance style that audiences across the land are so familiar with.
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Pre order new album RAW now & receive a FREE download of Reg’s new single

Reg Meuross will be touring with new album RAW, the third in his solo trilogy (following on from December and Faraway People) from October 2019. ORDER HERE before 16th August, and receive a free download of Reg’s new single You can … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Six Retrospective Reissues

Reg Six Retrospective Reissues.  Earlier this year. Reg reissued six titles from his back catalogue of albums. They had been out of print for a while and now Reg’s entire collection is available again. The six re-issued titles are The Goodbye Hat (1996), Short Stories (2004), Still (2006), Dragonfly (2008), All … Continue reading

Reg in New York City

Gig news will be posted here soon. If you have any ideas for gigs/sessions for Reg please email HERE.

Reg Meuross returns to Halsway Manor – songwriting retreat February 2020

Folking.com Soloist of the Year 2019, Reg Meuross returns to Halsway to run another songwriting retreat from 10th to 14th February 2020. A wonderful opportunity for songwriters and aspiring songwriters to forget about the rest of the world and immerse … Continue reading

A wonderful week of songwriting at Halsway Manor

I’ve just had the best week at gorgeous Halsway with 14 creative souls eager to put their thoughts and feelings into songs. The words and ideas that came from hard work and supportive interaction were uplifting and inspiring. Two had … Continue reading

12 Silk Handkerchiefs – The Tour

“I am delighted that we will be touring 12 Silk Handkerchiefs again. I feel like the 2019 foray was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to spreading the word of a hugely important and game-changing event in … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Musician of Conscience – Somerset Life

Thanks Stu Lambert and Somerset Life for a great triple page spread! “My success, in my own terms, is that I love doing what I’m doing.” Reg Meuross We gain insight into Reg’s latest project, the song cycle 12 Silk … Continue reading

The Band Played Sweet Marie – Reg Meuross song about Wallace Hartley’s violin

RMS Titanic sank in the early morning of 15 April 1912 in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. How could I have known when I opened up a crumpled newspaper … Continue reading

Marcus Paul Dare and St Mary’s Bottesford by Reg Meuross

On Saturday 6th April 2019 I’m performing live at St Mary The Virgin Church, Bottesford. Proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank. TICKETS HERE. I have a special link to this church.   When I was very young my parents … Continue reading

DIY songwriting with Reg Meuross

Discover and nurture the songwriter within you. A step-by-step guide to thinking, living and breathing like a songwriter. Due to popular request, Reg is offering an extended (four nights) residential songwriting retreat at beautiful Halsway Manor in Somerset. From Monday … Continue reading

My Mum would have loved this… 12 Silk Handkerchiefs, Reg Meuross

International Women’s Day in Hull and we are about to perform my song cycle ’12 Silk Handkerchiefs’, based on Brian W Lavery’s book ‘The Headscarf Revolutionaries’, for the third time. Once again the gorgeous Hull Minster is packed out and … Continue reading

GemsOnVHS releases first of 3 Reg Meuross videos filmed at Cecil Sharp House

With a love of authentic songwriting, passionate people and out of the ordinary stuff it’s no wonder that Antony Simpkins, founder of GemsOnVHS which is spearheading a new wave of DIY Americana on youtube, was immediately drawn to Reg Meuross when they met … Continue reading

New Video: My Name Is London Town – in the library at Cecil Sharp House

It was great to spend a day at Cecil Sharp House last Summer with GemsOnVHS. Here’s one of the videos we made, My Name Is London Town. I’m back in London at Bush Hall on February 28th. Would be great … Continue reading

Reg Meuross’ new song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs brings 400 to their feet at Hull Minster

More than 400 people in Hull Minster gave a standing ovation for the song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs by acclaimed singer/songwriter Reg Meuross on November 8th 2018. The show returns to Hull Minster on March 8th 2019 – tickets HERE. Extra seating had to be … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Larrivée OM 03R guitar is for sale to the highest bidder before 9am 14/01/2019

Larrivee OM 03R. Year 2008 I bought this guitar new in 2008 when I was touring America. I was on my way from Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas to Nashville and stopped in San Antonio at Guitar Tex on McCullough … Continue reading

A new song for Shelley (to be premiered at Fatea Festival, Shelley Theatre, 3rd November)

I will premiere my new song ‘Shelley’s Heart’ on Saturday 2nd November on the stage of Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth, for Fatea’s 30th Birthday Bash. TICKETS AND INFO. When I heard the story of Shelley’s heart I was struck by the … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Singer Songwriter Storyteller