Original Line Up  MATCHBOX

 

Graham Fenton

Gordon Scott, Steve Bloomfield, Fred Poke, Jim Redhead

Formed early part of 1978. They  backed Carl Perkins and Bo Diddley on their tour in the UK. During taht tour they got some attention of a big record company called Magnet. In 1979 the first hits followed  ROCKABILLY REBEL, BUZZ BUZZ A DIDDLE IT, MIDNITE DYNAMOS, WHEN YOU ASK A BOUT LOVE, OVER THE RAINBOW, BABES IN THE WOOD, LOVES MADE A FOOL OF YOU.

Matchbox toured extensively in the UK,Europe, Australia and USA and making numerous TV appearances.

After a split-up formed Graham Fenton his own Matchbox and did many tours in Europe, recordings , TV work. In 1995 they decided a reunion gig. The place was packed, a very emotional night for the band. It went so well that they like to carry on. They played festivals all over Europe, Finland, Switzerland, Germany and Belgium.

 

MATCHBOX play a mixture of R'n'R,Rockabilly, New Country and Rock'n'Blues and not be forgotten Graham's tribute to Gene Vincent.

The "ROCKABILLY REBELS ARE BACK.Better than ever! Don't miss them! See and hear what all the fuss was about then and still now!!

 

MATCHBOX are

Graham Fenton  lead vocals

Steve Bloomfield  Lead guitar,dobro/lead and backing vocals

Gordon Scott  Rhythm/lead guitars, lead-backing vocals

Fred Poke  bass an backing vocals

Jimmy Redhead  drums, backing vocals

For contact Alex Delrue

 

DISCOGRAPHY

On this list you find the recordings of Graham Fenton's Matchbox (just the CD's) and also with the original line up

           Graham Fenton's Matchbox

       ROCK THE BOX                                       DCA108532
       I M COMIN HOME                                   DCA 108542
       LIVE  In Yugoslavia 1990                            Pollytone 102
       ITS ALL OVER NOW                                DCA 109142  mini CD (3nrs)
       A TRIBUTE TO GENE VINCENT             Razzle Dazzle 811014  (mini CD 6nrs)                                   
       SHADES OF GENE                                    Pollytone 108   
       HEP TO THE BEAT with THE BLUE CAPS  Pollytone 119  
       ROCKABILLY REBEL                               Raucous 063    (unissued 80's rec)

MATCHBOX

       ROCKABILLY REBELS                             Magnet 4509-91882-2     compilation of their albums on Magnet
       COMIN  HOME                                          Matchbox  1998
       FOUR GREATEST HITS                   Limited Edition MAXI single   Box CD02          
       ALL TIME HITS                                   New Star Records (Canada)

 

   

 

                                                    

 

SPECIAL EDITION OF THE GREATEST HITS OF MATCHBOX
       
       
   

              

All the greatest hits from the band and in a limited edition with a number !!!!How to get it send a  E-mail and we help you further.

              

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