THE Manfreds, with original frontman Paul Jones, are back on tour performing many of the tracks from the highly acclaimed album The Five Faces of Manfred Mann, re-released as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations.
The show will arrive at Exeter Corn Exchange on Thursday, September 19. The band's set list will include a mix of their biggest hits and jazz and blues songs. Tickets cost £19.50. Call 01392 665938 or visit www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange
Here, Paul answers our Guilty Pleasures questions...
What was the first record/CD you bought?
My first record purchase was actually two singles – Sammy Davis Jr's Because Of You (great comedy impersonations two-side performance!), and Nat King Cole's When I Fall In Love.
Who was your first musical crush?
I've never had one. Oh, all right then, Debbie Reynolds.
What's the best gig you have enjoyed?
As a spectator live it's Al Jarreau at Hammersmith. On DVD its's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010.
What is your guilty music pleasure/cheesiest CD?
Ruby & The Romantics' Our Day Will Come.
Who are you listening to now in the car or on your iPod?
Eugene Hideaway Bridges, Roots And Vines CD.
What is your favourite Karaoke song/song to sing in the shower?
All The Things You Are.