Martin Stevenson

Martin George Stephenson was born on 27 July 1961

He Formed Martin Stephenson & The Daintees n the early 1980’s with good friend, bass player Anthony Dunn.

Martin Stephenson and the Daintees music is a combination of British Rock and Folk.

 

They released a couple of singles on the Newcastle Kitchenware Records Label before their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Boat to Bolivia’.

Martin Stephenson and The Daintees released three more albums Gladsomem Humour & Blue, Salutation Road and the Boy’s Heart before disbanding in 1993 when Martin embarked on his solo career.

Martin Stephenson and the Daintees had 2 UK top 40 albums and spent 7 weeks in top 75.

Their best-selling and most acclaimed album is Boat to Bolivia released in 1986.  In June 1989, Stephenson took part in that year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Martin began his career as a busker at the age of 15.

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