Phil is from Liverpool and has spent many years honing his skills around the pub and club circuit.
Phil is no stranger to Charlie’s music. Indeed his guitar and vocals can be heard on several of Charlie’s albums.
“Charlie is a lovely man and I feel blessed to be part of the team. The other lads in the band are great and I’m really looking forward to the tour”
A proud father of 6 children and 4 grandchildren. Phil’s interests include taxi driving, counselling and child minding. “I wouldn’t change a thing”
Born on the 7th January 1952 in Raby, Cheshire, moved to Birkenhead at 11 years old and still lives there at present. Listening to stars such as Slim Whitman and Hank Williams that his father played influenced him to take up playing steel guitar. Professionally started playing in 1974 for bands such as Phil Brady and the Ranchers, Country Side, Little Ginny + Room service and later in 1979 joined The Hillsiders who he played with for 19 years.
Playing in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Falklands, Switzerland, Germany, France, Holland, Malta. He has backed such artists as Billie Jo Spears, George Hamilton IV and Bobby Bare.
He has known Charlie since early 70’s and can be heard on one of Charlie’s first recorded cassette. He initially joined the band for two cruises, and also went to Australia summer of 2010, then became a permanent member of Charlie’s band.
In his spare time Dave likes walking, reading, crosswords and music. Sports-wise he is RED all the way!!!!!!! (Aren’t we Charlie) and also likes motorcycle racing of various forms.
Tony is from Birmingham and has been a professional musician for well over 20 years. He started playing Piano/Keyboards for Charlie in the year 2000 and he really looks forward to the big Spring & Autumn tours that Charlie undertakes each year. He is now well into my 12th year and he really enjoys the touring with Charlie and the rest of the band and sound crew as it's like one big happy family. His favourite Charlie songs are: If Only, Throw Me Away and Five Fingers.
He also has a Degree in Computing and he does some IT work when not playing with Charlie or the other acts that he regularly works for.
His hobbies include running and he can regularly be found entering half marathons and 10k races, He also enjoys the countryside while mountain biking.
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