"Blue-John is the kind of northern visionary who fantasises about being a wall of death rider, and offers you teacake when you call."

—Radio X's John Kennedy, Dazed & Confused Magazine

Loving and learning from the songs of John Martyn and Bert Jansch, and living in the quirky and yet mysterious seaport of Whitby, I set out to fashion similarly timeless records.  I call my collaborators Amateur Humans, and they include my brothers, Thom and Rich, and cousin Peter.  We like to do things our way.