Biography

Great songwriting talent” (Melody Maker).

Musical career:

1967-69 – (Cardiff) lead vocalist and organist in the rock and soul band “Stopwatch”. Residency at the Stork Club, Tiger Bay. Gigged at numerous venues in South Wales.

1975-82 – (Bristol then Tamworth) Soloist singer/songwriter, headlining at numerous folk clubs and college venues in England and Wales. 1977 – Released vinyl album “Steve Adams” (no longer available – except for on a few dodgy and very overpriced websites!)

1977 – won first prize in the Melody Maker’s National Rock/Folk Contest.

1979 – 1984 (Tamworth) Ran the Steve Adams Recording Studio, recorded numerous bands and solo artists (rock, folk, Asian etc) including Julian Cope and Vitthal Rao.

1992-3 (Tamworth) Keyboard player and programmer in the hi-tec duo “The Heat” with David Fitzgerald. Gigged mainly in London and the Midlands.

1998 to present – Rediscovered the guitar and began performing in Midlands folk/acoustic clubs.

1999 Released first CD album “Busker at the Pearly Gates” (the original version is now discontinued, but see remastered version below).

2011 Released second CD album “The Big Fight”. Click here to listen to some of the tracks.

2012 Released the remastered version of first (1999) CD album “Busker at the Pearly Gates”.  Click here to listen to some of the tracks.

December 2012 Released third CD album “Book of Blues”.  Click here to listen to some of the tracks.

2014 Released album “I Do Not Entertain Lightly”.  Click here to listen to some of the tracks.

2015 Released album “The Best of Steve Adams 2015”.

2017 Released album “All Life is V.R.” Click here to listen to some of the tracks.

2020 Released album: “The Riff to End all Riffs” Click here to listen to the tracks.

Coventry, 2014

Contact email: stevekadams@hotmail.com