Blackstone Edge Band
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Blackstone Edge Band

Portland, Oregon, United States

Portland, Oregon, United States
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From the craggy moors of Britains Blackstone Edge comes Philip Clayton-Thompson and his Blackstone Edge Band. PCT began singing as a young lad for sixpence in seedy pubs in the North of England. He graduated to workingmens clubs for a few Quid. Shared a dressing room with the Beatles at the Queens Theatre Blackpool. Spent a summer season dressed in a kilt, playing drums in a Scots Pipe Band. Became the regimental bugler for the Lancaster Brigade. Went down to London. Made coffee for Mike Wallace. Poured tea for Lady Mountbatten. Got a donut for Bob Dylan at midnight in Cardiff, Wales. Became a documentary filmmaker. Got a rubber bullet up his bum while filming stone throwers in Belfast. Won the Chicago Film Festival. Created the most publicized exhibition at the Tate Gallery in London.Worked in the Houses of Parliament Photographed African sunsets. Got mugged in Cape Town; Got mugged in Manhattan. Got interrogated by the Statsi in East Berlin. Stopped a riot in Trafalgar Square. Emigrated to the U.S. Started a doco company beneath the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge. Moved to the Big Apple. Interviewed Donald Trump. Painted Meryl Streeps apt. Discussed paint products with Henry Kissinger. Plastered over George Soros clock. Spent 10 years in Hollywood. Developed situation comedies, and feature films and other Hot projects. Moved to the Pacific Northwest. Traveled the U.S., Canada & Italy, photographing everything from mansions to mobile homes to Jeeps in Alaska. Studied Opera for 10 years. Performed the Story of Mario Lanza to a bevy of retirement home attendees, the youngest of which was 103! Produced an original opera. Photod 167 national magazine covers. Co-owns a boutique ad agency. Named it Blackstone Edge. Has a million + YouTube hits with BSE videos. Goes full circle. Forms Blackstone Edge Band   and starts gigging again. This time going upscale performing popular songs to film clips projected on multiple screens at a French wine bar, PDXs popular Andina Restaurant, and at the Coaster Theatre on April 27, 2013. Unlike the Beatles who sang Besame Mucho in English for their audition with Decca Records. PCT, the lad from Lancashire, is singing it in Spanish, along with La Mer in French, Stings Fields of Gold, and Bring Him Home from Les Misrables! Now that youve got to hear!

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