Originally from Birmingham UK via mid-Wales Paul now resides

in Morbihan Brittany France. A singer, songwriter,acoustic

fingerstyle and slide guitarist he was originally inspired

by the country blues of Lightnin Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt,

Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy and others.This interest led to

him becoming involved with the acoustic guitar/ folk club scene

in the West Midlands UK and ultimately to the formation of

The Sutton Blues Collective.



The Sutton Blues Collective became a respected name on the

UK blues circuit over a ten year period and Paul was instrumental

in bringing some of the worlds great acoustic blues performers to

intimate venues in Sutton Coldfield, a suburb of Birmingham,

During the period he immersed himself in acoustic and pre-war blues.

Subsequently Paul has performed at festivals, clubs and venues throughout the UK.

He has performed live on BBC & other radio stations and given interviews on numerous occasions.

He is currently working at becoming established in France/Europe whilst continuing to perform in the UK.



Bob Jones "one of our best and most imaginative bluesman"

Paul Cowley




Original Songs & Country Blues