Roger Beard plays guitar & sings
and Richard Papps plays keyboard & also sings.
Roger has sung as a solo artist and in bands around the Grimsby area for many years regularly performing in folk and acoustic venues. Richard has been with the 60's/70's covers band 'The Elderly Brothers' for 20 years, as well as performing solo as a folk musician.
Roger and Richard met in the Tap & Spile, Grimsby in 2004 a
t the Open Mic &
Richard Papps and Roger Beard
They play an eclectic mix of folk, folk-rock and Americana, including songs from such artists as Bob Dylan, Fairport Convention, Van Morrison, Boo Hewerdine, Martyn Joseph, Ralph McTell, Winter Wilson, John Tams, Steve Knightly, John Lennon, Mike Silver, Pete Morton, Paul Jones, Beth Neilsen Chapman, Linda Thompson, Dougie Maclean, Gretchen Peters, Yvonne Lyon, Lindisfarne, The Zombies, Show of Hands, Mark Knopfler,
The Levellers, James Taylor and many others. They have also performed some original songs either co-written or written by them individually.