The Settlers - Acoustic Band | Peterborough, East of England(3 Reviews)
Based In: Peterborough, East of England
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The Settlers present a full two hour concert or Cabaret programme to suit the occasion. The show is part unashamed nostalgia from the Pop / Folk era of the 60's and 70's , part tunes from the 80's including well loved songs by artists such as James Taylor and John Denver and part self-penned material in a modern Pop / Folk style. The Settlers recreate the intricate vocal harmony and acoustic sound they were famous for. The stage show is very much a full audience experience presented with humour and participation.
1. NOWHERE MAN
2. OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE
3. ISLAND OF DREAMS
4. EARLY MORNING RAIN
5. IF I HAD A HAMMER
6. I'M A BELIEVER
7. ANNIE'S SONG
8. GEORGY GIRL
9. MAJOR TO MINOR
10. COUNTRY ROADS
11. MIDNITE FLYER
12. LEAVING ON A JET PLANE
13. MOTHER NATURE'S SON
14. I'LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER YOU
15. Chat and BLUE SUEDE SHOES
16. PUTTING ON THE STYLE , DUSTMAN
17. ROCK MY SOUL/WHOLE WORD
18. GRANDMA'S FEATHER BED , COUNTRY BOY
19. RHYTHM OF LIFE , LIGHTNING TREE
20. LIVE TO LOVE
21. DOWN TO THE COAST
22. LOVE'S HERE TO STAY
23. UP ON THE ROOF
24. I'VE JUST ... SEEN A FACE
25. I'LL FLY AWAY
26. Mavis Brown
The group became known as the Settlers after their first single, "Settle Down" in the 60's
Their most successful record, "The Lightning Tree" (helped along due to its use as the theme tune of the British TV series 'Folly Foot), reached the UK singles charts in 1971.
Shortly after recording a religious album I Am Your Servant in 1973 Cindy Kent left the band and later released a solo single "I Only Want To Be In The World" on the Beeb label in 1975. Steve Somers-Smith joined in 1975 after winning ATV's 'New Faces' as a singer/songwriter with his own song 'Mavis Brown'.
Patty Vetta, well k ... nown on the British folk club circuit supplied the female voice to the Settlers acoustic/harmony vocal sound and like Steve Smith stayed with the group until the groups demise in the early 80's.
Steve & Patty continued to work together on TV and Radio for many years until Steve moved to France in 2005.
In 2015 Steve moved back to UK and found he was living near Patty and her husband Tony Harris, conversations ensued and a plan was formed to re establish the old band. Dave Smith was asked to join as a well respected face on the folk circuit. In summer 2018 The Settlers were reborn.
Reviews (3 Reviews)
ITV Series - " The Sound Of The Settlers"
P&O Cruising - cabaret
World Tours with London Management
BBC Radio - Country Meets Folk
Steve and Patty
BBC 2 Television - The Electric Music Show series 1 & 2
BBC TV - Pebble Mill - Snape Maltings series - Music series Live from Shepherds Bush Empire
BBC TV - Music series with Don Everly , Lulu , Frank Ifield ,
BBC Radio 2 - multiple radio session
Toured with Glen Campbell - Johnny Cash Show - Billie Jo Spears
Stamford Arts Centre
Sleaford Playhouse Theatre
Various private and corporate functions eg Springfields Conference Centre , Spalding.
Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions
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Fully self contained sound and light show.
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