Category: The Band

Hugh

Hugh Lynch

Hugh Lynch was the lead vocalist in About Them Shoes. Hugh grew up in Liverpool during the ‘Merseybeat’ era and was inspired to form his first band in 1963, playing mainly the rock’n’roll and rhythm’n’blues standards popular at the time. Since that time, Hugh has not only sung in a variety of bands but also …

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Will

Will Flittner

Will Flittner was the guitarist in About Them Shoes. Will has been playing guitar for over 10 years, having previously played the piano. He can also play the Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Ukelele and Drums which adds a variety to the styles the band can play. His favourite artists are Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan and …

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Andy

Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson was the guitarist in About Them Shoes. Andy got his first taste of band experience in Shoes, having furiously practised and even taken part in a tour of Primary schools as a member of Old Buckenham High School Rock Workshop. He brought to the band a more contemporary guitar slant, contrasting with Will’s …

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Gen

Gen Ellis

Gen Ellis was the bass guitarist in About Them Shoes. After meeting Hugh, at the time his son’s Drama teacher, Gen first worked with him as a guitarist in a 90’s acoustic project ‘The Lynch Mob’ but switched to bass for the ‘Ed Fox Band’, a group which emerged from a one-off Neil Young tribute. …

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Matt

Matt Furness

Matt Furness was the drummer in About Them Shoes. He was the youngest member of the band at 16 years of age, but had been drumming for over 6 years having passed his Grade 8 drum exam with a distinction at the age of 14. Matt played regularly in his School Band, School Jazz Band …

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