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Guitar Legend Albert Lee on tour for his 80th Birthday

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Albert Lee “Mr Telecaster” is one of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history

He’s worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and many more big-name artists over his long and illustrious career.

His 80th Birthday tour is currently underway and is thrilling audiences across the country. 

He’s appearing tonight (11 June) at The Floral Pavilion in New Brighton and at The Lowry in Manchester tomorrow.

You can find out the full tour details and get tickets at Albert’s Official Website.

The man behind organising and managing the tour, David Mann, was our special guest this morning.  You can listen again right here.

David gave us an insight into the world of Albert Lee and discussed the new album which is exclusively available on the current tour.

Eric Clapton said of Albert:

“The ultimate virtuoso. His skill is extraordinary, his ear is extraordinary and he’s gifted on just about every level.”

Dig in and have a listen to this uplifting conversation between David Mann and Ian James.

The audio file below contains music tracks and will be available to listen to in full for 28 days.  An edited version without the music will be available after that time.

David Mann and Ian James on MIX56
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