Reg Meuross testimonials

“I’ve been around the folk scene in this part of the world for over 50 years, and back in the early days every folk club had songs by people like Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Ralph McTell. When I … Continue reading

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After the gig: Kitchen Garden, Birmingham | 31st OCT 2023

Before the gig I met Richard, probably early 30s, and he was with a friendly garrulous man, his Father. Several times he mentioned that his dad was suffering from Alzheimers – although it wasn’t obvious, he just seemed very friendly. … Continue reading

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It’s been a busy Summer of music

The big project this year has been Stolen from God, and wherever possible we’ve been promoting that. There has been plenty of great solo appearances too. Kimpton & New Forest Folk Festivals have clashed for the past few years but … Continue reading

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Finishing off the night at Hebden Folk Roots Festival

Continuing the festival season with Hebden Folk Roots Festival at the weekend. It was great to finish off the night (before the disco of course) at the wonderful Hebden Bridge Trades Club. Earlier in the day I was lucky to … Continue reading

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Stolen From God – Reg Meuross with Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and Suntou Susso at Dartington Great Hall. Photos by Rachel Snowdon

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Summer Songwriting with Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross returns to Halsway Manor to run another songwriting retreat from Friday July 28th 4pm to Sunday 30th 4pm 2023. ALL INFO AND BOOKING HERE A wonderful opportunity for songwriters and aspiring songwriters (of all levels) to forget about the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Mr Colston

A week today: ‘Good Morning Mr Colston’ the first single release from Stolen From God will be out on all digital platforms. Pre-save link is below. Big thanks to Tom Jobling for producing the album, and the wonderful Mill Farm … Continue reading

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Stolen From God – A song cycle unfolding the history of England’s involvement in the Transatlantic slave trade – by Reg Meuross

Thanks and acknowledgement to Halsway Manor for awarding an incubator bursary to Stolen From God – which allowed Reg, Senegalese kora master Jali Fily Cissokho, concertina player Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and vocalist Jaz Gayle to meet for a day earlier this … Continue reading

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Songs of Love and Death – on tour

Live dates: 19 MARCH  The Gather Ennerdale CUMBRIA (also live streamed) TICKETS 13 APRIL Folk @ Ash KENT TICKETS 14 APRIL John Peel Centre SUFFOLK TICKETS 15 APRIL Sound Lounge SUTTON TICKETS 16 APRIL Green Note CAMDEN TICKETS  17 APRIL Cantonacre … Continue reading

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Songs of Love & Death – on tour in Spring

Songs of Love & Death is the new collaborative album from two of this country’s finest and most engaging folk/acoustic acts: Reg Meuross and Harbottle & Jonas. The album is available HERE and the first live tour begins in March. … Continue reading

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For Sophie (This Beautiful Day) 100 year anniversary

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the German Anti-Nazi Campaigner and founder of The White Rose movement, Sophie Scholl. I knew nothing of Sophie before I was commissioned to write this song.  The purpose of the commission … Continue reading

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“You don’t get medals down the mine” – The Bevin Boys (Bill Pettinger’s Lament)

The Bevin Boys (Bill Pettinger’s Lament) a new song by Reg Meuross – will be release across all digital platforms on 8th May – VE Day – 2021 Commissioned by Martin Pettinger, the son of Bevin Boy Bill Pettinger, the song, in trademark Meuross fashion, distills … Continue reading

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So I Met This Bloke Charlie Louvin

So I met this bloke backstage at Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. He told me his name was Charlie and he sang the low harmony. I told him I was Reg and I sang the high harmony. Charlie used to … Continue reading

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Thinking about John Lennon who died 40 years ago today.

One of the greatest and certainly one of the most succesful songwriters of my time. A huge influence when I was starting out and a more or less constant presence since, when it comes to quality control.This is a programme … Continue reading

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Songwriting Retreat – Reg with Findlay Napier

I’m running another beautiful songwriting retreat at Halsway Manor. It’s 1st to 5th February – so three full concentrated days for you to focus on your songwriting and nothing else. Halsway is a stunning location for bringing people together in … Continue reading

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Reg Meuross – 6 Retrospective Reissues

Six titles from Reg Meuross’s back catalogue of albums which had been out of print for a while are being officially re released via Proper Records on Friday December 4th 2020. The re-issued titles are The Goodbye Hat (1996), Short Stories (2004), Still (2006), Dragonfly (2008), All This Longing (2010) and Leaves … Continue reading

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I Am What I Am

Forgive me for wondering recently if I made an error in pursuing a life of creativity in order to nourish and immerse my wayward soul in the sharing of poetry, melody, wisdom, clarity, beauty, sympathy, harmony, compassion, energy, dignity, history, … Continue reading

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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 –

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.” 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 #RAWTour 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

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