Veteran Caddick on Bill at Roots

Veteran folk-rocker Bill Caddick is preparing to bring his lengthy back catalogue to Doncaster.

Thursday, 28th July 2016, 11:05 am
Updated Thursday, 28th July 2016, 12:09 pm
Chippenham Folk Festival 2004

He is appearing at the town’s Roots Music Club tomorrow, Friday, July 29.

A club spokesman said: “A veteran of England’s folk rock scene since the 1960s, Bill has made his greatest impact as a songwriter.

“His tunes have been covered by artists such as June Tabor, Alex Campbell, Christy Moore, and used as the soundtracks of numerous musical plays.

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“He joined with The Albion Band to provide the music for theatre productions Larkwise and The Passion, and worked with British musicians Peter Bond and Tim Laycock in an informal trio that continues to occasionally perform.

“As a founding member of British folk-rock band Home Service, he recorded three memorable albums, Doing the Inglish, Home Service, and Alright Jack, in the early 1980s.

“He recorded his fifth solo album, Winter With Flowers, shortly after returning to his homeland in the midlands.

“Currently residing in Shropshire, Bill continues to perform as a soloist and with the Jackfield Riverbillies. Bill has had a long and varied folk career and is widely respected on the music circuit. He is a legend not to be missed!

Bill Caddick plays The Roots Music Club, the Ukrainian Centre, Beckett Road, Doncaster town centre, on Friday, July 29, from 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 on the door, or £8 in advance from