Jim Gordon


Jim was guitarist with Irish rock band "Trade" in the late 60’s, moved to England in 1971, where he was half of the folk/rock duo "Blue Epitaph", producing ”Ode by Blue Epitaph on Holyground Records, Britains first independent Record label. (Now a highly valued collectors item and re- released twice in CD format, most recently 2003) In 1978 "Magus" was formed with Peter Howells. This resulted in one album, "Breezing Away".
"Magus" toured extensively in Great Britain, appeared on BBC radio and television, Covent Garden and was in concert with Ian Gillan from Deep Purple and Julie Felix. Jim was a founder member of "Household Names", described by "Time Out" in London as a blend of rock,folk,reggae and dance.
Doug Morter (Magna Carta, Albion Band, Maddie Prior Band and Backroom Boys) produced Jims first Solo CD "Dreaming Again" in 2000. The cd has led to guest appearances on BBC Radio Ulster in Belfast and other live work in Ireland. Local radio stations in Ireland play the cd regularly. There has also been airplay on NRK P1, NRK local radios, BBC Radio 2, and Radio Scotland.
Jim has toured with Doug Morter as a duo and appeared with The Backroom Boys (Dougs band with Jerry Donahue, the legendary American guitarist from "Fairport Convention" and "The Hellecasters") as well as Dougs new band "Then Came The Wheel", which features players from John Martyn, Jethro Tull, Rick Wakeman, Alison Moyet, Van Morrison, and 10CC.
The new CD entitled "Scenic Tours In The Darkness" which features the members of "The Jim Gordon Band" was released on Acoustic Records in June 2004. (ACR 9823) Jerry Donahue, who is currently working with "The Yardbirds", contributed two solos to the album as special guest. Plateselskap: Fun Records (Doug Morter) , Holyground Records (Blue Epitaph)


Web: Jim-Gordon.com

E-post: s-gordo@online.no


Født: 14.10.1952 (Ballymena, Northern Ireland)




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