Rock, Rabbit ‘n’ Roll
Before founding Chas & Dave, Hodges was signed to legendary record producers Joe Meek. He played in Gene Vincent’s band & also with Jerry Lee Lewis before forming The Outlaws with Ritchie Blackmore. He then joined Albert Lee’s band Black Claw. He supported The Beatles on their last European tour & played piano for The Beatles on the Abbey Road recording ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’.
Chas briefly became a member of The Beatles at Eric Clapton’s wedding in 1983; Chas was playing rock ‘n’ roll on the piano, one by one Paul, George & Ringo got up & joined in – Chas, Paul, George & Ringo.
After a short lived band called The Rockers, which featured Roy Wood, Phil Lynott & John Coghlan, Chas & Dave recorded their first album. Their first of numerous hits was ‘Gertcha’ in 1979.
On Tuesday 20th November enjoy an intimate evening of music from the incredible producers, artists & bands he’s recorded with & chat between songs about his amazing career.
After his brilliant July sell out performance at the pub, we’re excited & delighted to welcome back this truly legendary figure of British rock & pop & to hear more of his fascinating stories & music.