Place of Birth:
Bristnall Hall Comprehensive
First Musical Memory:
Doris Day the Deadwood stage
First Serious Music Hero:
First Public Performance:
When I was 17 playing in the social club. I think the song was Crossroads by Cream.
First Professional Band:
Patsy Powell and The Goodtimers, a Country band.
First Album Performance and Age:
Rainmaker in 1978
Favourite Decade for Music:
The one we are in. So much great music around plus a brand new Climax Blues Band album.
Bands Before Climax:
Too numerous to mention them all, but my two favourites were Rainmaker and Resistor.
Five Musical Heroes:
Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius Steve Gadd and Stevie Wonder.
Musical Projects outside CBB:
Again far too many to mention but obviously Roy Wood, the Patsy Gamble Band, Masai Blues and
The Quiet Men.
Yamaha recording custom 9000. Various Sabian symbols.
Don't wipe your bum on a cheese grater.
On Stage Drink:
Dom Perignon 58
Interests Outside of Music:
Military history and desperately trying to stay fit.
INTERVIEW WITH ROY ADAMS
Thanks to Jim Simpson of Henry's BluesHouse
Climax Blues Band drummer Roy Adams opens up to Jim Simpson of Blues Talkin' at Henry's BluesHouse at the Bulls Head, Birmingham about his career to date, from playing at his work's social club to touring the world with Ruby Turner and Roy Wood, plus the unforgettable experience of backing Chuck Berry in Barcelona. Every Tuesday night at The Bull's Head on Bishopsgate Street in Birmingham's Westside, you can catch live blues from 8pm onwards, with a pre-show talk at 7pm. Head to Henrys Blueshouse for more info on upcoming bands and other fun happenings at Brum's number one blues club.