Spoonful

Spoonful

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With a reputation for blistering live shows Melbourne's iconic blues/rock band Spoonful is admired for their capacity to cover a diversity of genres. Their repertoire includes some of the finest R & B tracks from the 60s-70s & a swag of original material inspired by the same.

Biography

Spoonful is a rhythm and blues rock band comprising some of Melbourne's most highly regarded and most active musicians. With a reputation for blistering live shows Spoonful is admired for their capacity to cover a diversity of genres. Their repertoire includes some of the finest R & B tracks from the 60s-70s & a swag of original material inspired by the same.

Andre Warhurst (lead guitar, vocals) has toured Australia and the U.K with Neon, Japan with Rocket Science and appeared as guest guitarist on Jet's multi-award winning album "Get Born". Regarded as one of the finest guitarists in the country, Andre also fronts Melbourne band Silver Night Drive and writes their original material.

Kit Warhurst (drums, vocals) is the eclectic drummer/ vocalist from Rocket Science whose latest album, "Eternal Holiday" was released in September 2004 to critical acclaim. Kit is a founding member of the infamous Black Rose whose documentary recently featured as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival. Kit is also a writer for and member of Rockside Dept aka Rosso, Pinko, Hursto; a collaboration with Tim Ross (Merrick and Rosso) and Steve Pinkerton (The Anyones).

David Lord (harmonica, keyboards, vocals) is a member of Melbourne band The Rectifiers whose four albums have all received critical acclaim. Lordo also played in Luxum, Garden State, The Supreme Masters of Relaxed Living, and Black Rose.

Paul Winstanley (bass) provides the sublime bass for Spoonful and has been the can-do anchor man of the band for more than ten years.

Catch Spoonful at the residency at the famous Esplanade Hotel every Friday night in the front bar.

Discography

Spoonful's first album was a live recording: "Spoonful: Live at the Clifton Hill Hotel".
Their latest album "Shake" was recorded at Eastern Bloc Studios with Jonathan Burnside and was launched on June 3rd, 2006.
Listen to samples of the full tracklisting on www.cdbaby.com/spoonful or www.myspace.com/spoonfulblues (blog)

Set List

A Selection of Spoonful... In addition to their original material a Spoonful set could include any of the following...

300 pounds of joy Blyther Smith
Across the Universe The Beatles
After midnight JJ Cale
Ain't that a lot of love Taj Mahal
All day and all of the night The Kinks
Bad boy The Beatles
Badge Cream
Black magic woman Fleetwood Mac
Couldn't stand the weather Stevie Ray Vaughn
Castles made of sand Jimi Hendrix
Change in my pocket Georgia's Satellites
Changes Jimi Hendrix
Chevrolet Taj Mahal
Cold shot Stevie Ray Vaughn
Come together The Beatles
Crazy Mama JJ Cale
Evil Muddy Waters
Fire Jimi Hendrix
Going up the country Canned Heat
Going down Freddie King
Hideaway Freddie King
I thank you Sam and Dave
I want to take you higher Sly and the Family Stone
Killing floor Howling' Wolf
Lies, Lies, Lies JJ Cale
Little wing Jimi Hendrix
Mary had a little lamb Stevie Ray Vaughn
Misty m