Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Bruce Welch Life Story Interview ~ Shadows / Drifters….
Bruce Welch was top guitarist and man behind the Shadows with Cliff and Hank.
Prior to the Shadows he also Starred in the Drifters and has toured solo all over the world.
Hear an exclusive interview giving the inside story to two of the countries greatest groups.
Welch wrote several number 1 hit singles for Cliff and for The Shadows. Among tunes/songs written or co-written by Welch are the Shadows’ hits “Foot Tapper” and “The Rise and Fall of Flingle Bunt”, Marvin Welch & Farrar’s “Faithful” and “My Home Town”, and Cliff Richard hits “Please Don’t Tease”, “In the Country”, “Summer Holiday”, “I Love You” and “I Could Easily Fall (in Love with You)”.
Here’s Bruce’s story….
Search ‘Shadows’ for Belfield’s other interviews with Sir Cliff.
He was the musical consultant for the West End musical Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story.
In 1998 he formed Bruce Welch’s Shadows which featured former Shadows Alan Jones and Cliff Hall with Bob Watkins on drums and Phil Kelly on Lead Guitar.
At Shadowmania 2011 he included a Tribute To Jet Harris which featured himself alongside The Rapiers, Phil Kelly, Alan Jones, Cliff Hall and Daniel Martin.
At Shadowmania 2012 Phil Kelly could not appear because of illness, and so was replaced by Daniel Martin and Justin Daish.
Recorded 2008 by Alex Belfield for the BBC & Celebrity Radio.