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Free Music and a Tour – The latest Mailout

What A Summer! Hello, and yes, what a summer! Thanks for joining me at various festivals and gigs and for the support for all the new music I’ve been trying out. Before you go any further, here’s a song for you to download for free! Row On, Row On via Soundcloud I hope you like it. I’ve […]

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Row On, Row On

Had a great time back at Warwick Folk Festival this year with two gigs and a spot in the Sunday morning festival service (read more here). On Friday night I was playing in the Living Traditions venue which I really like. It’s a small unplugged gig, pretty intimate and close up with the audience which […]

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Warwick Folk Civic Church Service

As part of the Warwick Folk Festival Civic Service, The Revd Vaughan Roberts preached a sermon based on Rob’s song, Wild Horses. Here’s the sermon preached at St Mary’s Warwick for the Folk Festival Service, Sunday  2018 Exodus 24: 3-10; Mark 4: 35-41 In a moment Rob Halligan’s going to sing us his song ‘Wild Horses’ […]

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Autumn Tour Dates…. So Far

I’ll be on the road from September through to December touring my new album, “We All Write The Songs” and I’m really looking forward to telling the stories of the songs and getting them out there. There’s a bunch of dates in the diary but there’s room for more. If you’d like to book a […]

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Honestly

Recently Sam Hailes interviewed Aaron Keyes on Premier Radio. You can listen to it here. It was good. I will hold my hand up now and confess to some kind of phobia when it comes to ‘industry’ worship leaders. Rightly of wrongly I don’t usually give them the time some of them probably deserve. I […]

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A Song Writing Lesson

I’m sat here listening to Keith Green. I used to listen to Keith Green all the time, I knew the words to every song and I’d play the tapes in my truck all day as I made my deliveries to health food shops around the country. Listening takes me back to those pre-CD days where […]

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A Toe In The Folk Club Door

I think it was Billy Bragg who once said he had a toe in the Folk Club door. I remember sitting in my bedsit as a teenager listening to “Life’s a Riot with Spy vs Spy” thinking it must be cool to be a one man clash, to be able to hold an audience just […]

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Happy New Life!

I’ve been asking a lot of questions lately. Simple questions, like, “Why am I here?”, “Where am I heading?” and the best one, “Is what I do actually making a difference? Anyone? Anywhere?” It’s probably a mid-life crisis, again, this time bought on by my decision to go full time music-making. 2017 was a crazy year. […]

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The Tour So Far

Halfway through the Wild Horses Tour and it’s been an amazing journey so far. Nottingham, Glasgow, Bathgate, Stirling, Killin, Saltcoats, Coventry and Reading – all brilliant nights with fantastic people so thanks for coming along, supporting the tour, laughing, crying, clapping and singing at the right times. As normal, I make the night up as […]

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Be Bigger

What can you do? You can comfort the heartbroken. You can hold the abandoned. You can be a shelter for the lost. You can be the peace in the confusion. You can be the start of healing You can be bigger than hatred You can love You can love You can love When my dad […]

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