Marty Bell

Acoustic/Covers/Originals Solo

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Besides his perfect picking on some fine old guitars, Marty blows a sharp harp and keeps time on a good old-fashioned stomp box. Its a great organic real acoustic sound-certainly bigger and better than your average pub playing muso.
Marty\'s song list is a sprinkling of hits and memories from across the decades, easily moving from softer meal music to rock and roll to rock.
From a extensive repertoire. Marty\'s favourite people pleasers include The Beatles, Billy Joel, Neil young, James Taylor, Gordon Lighfoot, Eric Clapton, Eagles, Creedence, Carole King, Jonie Mitchell, Pink Floyd, Redgum, Goanna, John Williamson, Crowed House and lots of Aussie classic greats, and also some of Marty Bell originals too.
Marty has over 35yrs on stage experience in Melbourne, Victoria, Sydney, NSW, Cairns and Far North Queensland, Papua New Guinea.

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Sat, 19th Nov 2022
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3:00PM Yorkeys Knob Boating Club
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Set list
If you asked Marty whom he thought he was like, he would probably say James Taylor with a touch of Folk Rock for Rock Folk.
Very well suited for Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Corporate functions, Music festivals, Private functions. Set list varies for each individual special show and the result is always a thoroughly entertaining musical experience you will remember !!
Influences
Billy Joel, James Taylor, Neil young, The Beatles, The Eagles, Pink Floyd, Creedence, Goanna, Eric Clapton, Neil young, Crowded House, Chain, Redgum, John Williamson and lots of Aussie classic greats.
Gig Highlights
Five years touring with John Williamson.
Three national tours of Papua New Guinea.
Playing for President Clinton @ international press in Port Douglas.
Appearance on the midday show with Ray Martin.
Recording with Matt Taylor {CHAIN }
Writing and recording the song ( IF WE BELIEVE ) for the Cairns Queensland cancer fund.

Marty has recorded nine solo albums and backing vocals on numerous others, including the John Williamson song TRUE BLUE.
Marty has toured extensively with his own band which members included Mal Green ( SPLIT ENZ ) and CHRIS BAILEY ( ANGELS and GANGAJANG )
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