Special Guest: Paul Whistler
JAMES MADDOCK is a British singer-songwriter. His music is "Heartbreakingly beautiful, exquisitely crafted, touches the soul", legendary WNEW/Idiot's Delight DJ Vin Scelsa.
Since 2003 James has been based in New York City. His first success in the U.S. was with his band Wood, whose album 'Songs From Stamford Hill' produced multiple songs appearing on the hit TV show Dawson's Creek, including the Top 5 single Stay You. He is largely associated with the Americana music style and has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nile, Garland Jeffreys, Jesse Malin and many others. James has released four solo albums, including 2009's Sunrise On Avenue C which won the 2010 and 2011 NY Music Award for Best Americana Album, Jimmy and Immy Live at Rockwood Music Hall (with David Immergluck from the Counting Crows) and Wake Up and Dream which ranked among the top albums of 2011 in WFUV's Listener Poll plus "the pop gems, luscious ballads and rootsy Americana" of his 2013 masterwork Another Life.
Paul Whistler is a legendary Asbury Park bluesman, singer/songwriter, guitarist and pianist, humorist, influenced by the likes of Big Joe Turner, Sam Cooke, Louis Prima, Jackie Wilson, etc….