The Coal Porters were a British-American bluegrass band headquartered in London and led by Sid Griffin ( mandolin, autoharp, harmonica and vocals) and Neil Robert Herd (guitar and vocals). The group disbanded in July 2018. The other members were Kerenza Peacock ( fiddle, vocals), Paul Fitzgerald ( banjo, vocals) and Andrew Stafford (bass, vocals).
The Coal Porters claim to be the world’s first “alt-bluegrass” act, demonstrating the power of fiddle, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar and doghouse bass when matched with four-part harmonies and memorable melodies.
Profile: The Coal Porters were a British-American bluegrass band headquartered in London and co-led by Kentuckian Sid Griffin and Scotsman Neil Robert Herd. Griffin formed the group in Los Angeles in 1989 and then reorganized the band after moving to London.
The Coal Porters are an exciting and dynamic bluegrass combo with a DYNAMITE LIVE ACT.The Coal Porters claim to be the world’s first “alt-bluegrass” act, dem...
Prometemos hablar de mucha música de la buena, como son The Coal Porters. Texto: Eduardo Izquierdo A finales de los ochenta, Sid Griffin, líder de los legendarios The Long Ryders, empieza a tocar música acústica en Los Ángeles con un grupo de amigos.
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