The Incredible Roy Young

The Incredible Roy Young

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One of the world's greatest rock'n'roll/blues/soul singers, best described as a mixture between Little Richard, Ray Charles and Joe Cocker. His pounding Boggie-Woogie piano trademark makes him one of the world's most incredible entertainers.

Biography

Recognized as one of the world’s greatest Rock and Roll/Blues/Soul singers by David Bowie, Eric Burden, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Deep Purple, Van Morrison, Jimmy Page, Phil Everly, Little Richard, etc.

Roy’s voice shares the Rock and Roll fire of Little Richard, his unique style also incorporates the soul of Ray Charles and the gritty passion of Joe Cocker. Fire, Soul, and Gritty Passion. His pounding Rock and Roll piano makes him one of the world’s incredible entertainers!

During Roy’s appearances at the Star-Club, Hamburg, Germany, a dynamic friendship began between Roy and The Beatles, and before long they enlisted him to play keyboard and sing back-up vocals with the band. Brian Epstein approached Roy with an offer to return to England to procure an international record contract with them. It was this record that ultimately thrust The Beatles into international superstardom.

Roy later formed The Roy Young Band and recorded and toured with such names as Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Klause Voorman, Chuck Berry, The Who, David Bowie, Ian Hunter and many more.

Discography

Still Young

Set List

Mess Around (Ray Charles)
What I Say (Ray Charles)
Georgia (Ray Charles)
Yesterday (Ray Charles)
Lucille (Little Richard)
Seventeen (Little Richard)
Long Tall Sally (Little Richard)
I Can't Believe You Wanna Leave (Little Richard)
Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
I'm Ready (Fats Domino)
Blue Monday (Fats Domino)
Walkin' To New Orleans (Fats Domino)
Let It Be
Hey Jude
Something
Jambalaya
Feel It
Still Young
Step Back
Shame Shame
Knew You Were Waiting
Light My Fire Again
Johhny Reb
My Turn
Just An Old Rock'n'Roller
Play My Boogie Woogie