Paul Philips - Kenny Rogers Tribute Act | Blackburn West Lothian, Scotland(1 Review)
Based In: Blackburn West Lothian, Scotland
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Paul Philips, is originally from N. Ireland and moved to Scotland 32 years ago. From that time this; Brilliant Vocal Comedy Entertainer with his well timed patter has had audiences not only in Scotland but all over the world rolling with laughter where ever he appears. His show is light entertainment at its best that contains something for everyone a good mixture of pop and country music from the 50’s; 60’s; 70’s; and 80’s; and lots of good clean fun.
Paul, has performed all over the world; New Zealand, Australia, The United States of America, Canada, Ireland, Spain and of course al ... l over the United Kingdom
As styles of comedy have changed over the past few years Paul has decided to go back to his roots, singing; and with his amazing vocal range can imitate any famous star. Paul has now launched his Tribute Show to his favorite stars, one of Country Music's biggest Stars;
Paul with a sensational vocal range can take you back in time to the great music of the 60's 70's and 80's, by paying Tribute to;
The Headliners of Las Vegas.
Including Bobby Daren; Paul Anka; Donny Osmond; Neil Sedaka; Dean Martin; Frank Sinatra; Roy Orbison; Tom Jones and Elvis Presley. Everyone of whom were supers across the decades.
THE ROY ORBISON STORY
This Show tells the story of the man referred to in music industry as; the Caruso of pop. From the moment Paul walks on to the stage you are immediately transported back to the great sounds of the 60’s with all Roy’s greatest hits and as you can see from the photographs and video clips Paul has an uncanny resemblance to his hero. Paul’s vocal range lends itself well to this show not only his voice but his dress and attention to detail makes
The Paul Philips tribute to Roy Orbison, an unforgettable nostalgic musical experience. With songs like.
Penny Arcade; Claudette; Only the Lonely; Running Scared; ; Crying; Sweet Dreaming Baby;
In Dreams; Its Over; Pretty Woman; California Blue; You Got It; Drove all Night; Walk On.
Paul’s first love is country music and is also a well seasoned country performer who studied country music in his early days with the old Irish Show bands and also at first hand when he worked in the U.S.A. for 8 months.
He is available to perform at country festivals and any other venue with his Tribute to his other hero Kenny Rogers. Again Paul as you can see from the photographs and film footage has managed to capture the image of the great man to a T. This show includes some of Kenny’s greatest hits as well as the hit songs of some of Kenny’s friends.
Islands in the Stream; Daytime Friends; Something’s got a hold on me; She Believes in Me; Ruby; Ruben James; Lady; Lucille. Coward of the County; The Greatest; The Gambler; We Got Tonight; Somebody done somebody wrong; Laura.
A review by Derek Smith in the Stage & Television magazine at a Showcase in Liverpool recently said of Paul.
“In the first of two appearances during the evening, Scotland-based Paul Philips, in Roy Orbison guise, looked and sounded the part, and in true Big O style, never looked in danger of even breaking sweat. There’s not that many Orbison tributes on the circuit, so when you catch one, you want it to be a fitting homage to the great man. He’s near enough to the great man to please the fussiest Orbison fan.”
“You don’t see that many Kenny Rogers tributes around, but if you want to catch or book one, I’d heartily recommend the Paul Philips version. Having performed as Roy Orbison earlier, this was better, Philips looking the real deal from start to finish. Having transformed himself into the ‘next era’ Rogers in black, he looked and sounded eerily like the man himself.”
“Have guitar, will travel,” he told the audience when being interviewed by Mark Ritchie - being based in Scotland; he’s going to be travelling a fair bit to gigs.
The Paul Philips shows are perfect for cruise ships, corporate events or theatre and getting 3 very different shows from one act has to be good value. A good nostalgia show with The Roy Orbison Story; an easy listening show with Kenny Rogers Tribute and of course Paul Philips as himself a vocal comedy entertainer / compere and all round seasoned performer.
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