hide

About

Solo performer and composer at present and based in Devon for the time being. have played in 3 semi pro bands, namely The Triffiks (AKA The Triffiks Organisation) The Triffiks were a "show" band doing mainly covers, including a lot of Tamla Motown and songs by bands like The Who, The Move , based in West Sussex, Big Bertha was a "heavy Metal band and I shared lead and rythem guitar, we specialised in original songs and those by The Cream ( we did a marvellously haevy version of "Eleonor Rigby" and "The Price of Love". My top "idol" has got to be Mike Oldfield. Ive had tons of busking experience inclusing the South bank in London and for a couple f years Glastonbury Town, Sommerset. Im an ex Fringe Theatre technical Stage Manager and have composed background music for some productions including the unusually titled" The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde, as told to Carl Jung at the Broadmoor Asylum " IM LOOKING FOR A DECENT FEMALE VOCALIST AND SOMEONE TO COLLABORATE WITH ON LYRICS My cousin whom I havent seen since the mid fifties is Kevin McNeil and Kev was a founder member of of a NewZealand Band called "The Mods" and they had a hit in NZ and AUSTRALIA with a song called Love Love Love, Kevin has recently released an album called "Back In 64" and has been a televison announcer and recording artist based in Aukland. he has teamed up with a NZ female vocalist calle ABBIE Calagher .IM ALSO TRYING TO FIND OUT THE NAME OF THE GUITAR PIECE I CALL "MASQUERADE" IT WAS BACKGROUND MUSIC TO A TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY ABOUT KIT WIKLLIAMS AND HIS AMAZING PUZZLE BOOK " MASQUERADE" I TAPED IT AND LEARNT THE MELODY.IF ITS ANY HELP THERE WERE "FAIRY LIKE" TWINKLING BELLS IN BACKGROUND. IT WAS IN THE EARLY 1980S SMALL PRIZE TO ANYONE WHO CAN NAME THE SONG AND BAND )0( )0(

John Katon   james ( REAL NAME JOHN KATON ) Hardinge- Cornwall, Exeter, Britain (UK)

Follow
  • A Comment on Michael Katon's
    Play
    Cowboy Boots From China at 0.57
    on January 21, 2014 15:48

    Me lug=ole aids are from Japan ! (true ! ) fantastic track! (-:

  • A Comment on Michael Katon's
    Play
    Where the Wild Ones Go at 0.43
    on January 21, 2014 15:41

    really mean and dirty! TRIFFIK(S) )0(

  • A Comment on White Powder Gold's
    Play
    Now I Know DEMO at 1.58
    on September 13, 2013 12:00

    fab guitar work !

  • A Comment on White Powder Gold's
    Play
    Now I Know DEMO at 0.56
    on September 13, 2013 11:58

    great track Jamie and co ! Jamie is that you in the profile picture with shades? (-:

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    Daddies last lullaby.mp3 at 0.01
    on May 21, 2013 16:56

    reason added to group pal in Glastonbury says this is very MO...(Blush!...I wish!! (-:

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    Happy Socks at 1.05
    on April 29, 2013 15:54

    disco disco LOL!!

  • A Comment on Michael Katon's
    Play
    Diablo Boogie at 5.35
    on April 29, 2013 15:44

    bloody brilliant !! (-:

  • A Comment on Michael Katon's
    Play
    Diablo Boogie at 0.01
    on April 29, 2013 15:39

    supercalifragilisticexpialidotious !!! Cor, blimey!! RED HOT!! Michael (-:

  • A Comment on Michael E. Swartz's
    Play
    Stratosphere at 3.24
    on January 20, 2013 19:56

    a realy wondeful,beautiful song ,well done Michael!! kudos!

  • A Comment on White Powder Gold's
    Play
    Cant Stop Me Now at 0.00
    on January 20, 2013 19:52

    really hot styff guys !!! i read ead bedtime stories to one of you,possibly the one in the photo? somewhat older now tho

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    MASQUERADE [the Jewel Seakers] at 3.09
    on November 15, 2012 10:05

    IM OFFERING PRIZE TO ANYONE WHO CAN IDENTUFY THIS MELODY (HEARD IT AS TV DOCUMENTARY BACK IN EARLY 1990S ABOUT KIT WILLIAMS INCREDIBLE BOOK MASQUERADE!! THER WERE BELLS TWINKING IN BACKGROUND ON THE ORIGINAL. PLEAESE DOESC AMYONE KNOW WHO RECORDED UT ?

  • A Comment on "Mark Gibson"'s
    Play
    DREAM OUT LOUD at 2.10
    on November 15, 2012 10:01

    very very good mark somehow reminds me of "Twilight! (-:

  • A Comment on SaintsMills's
    Play
    Saints Mills-Right On at 0.35
    on August 20, 2012 08:52

    good chill song, nice reverse tracking Keep up the good work !!!

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    MASQUERADE [the Jewel Seakers] at 0.00
    on July 28, 2012 10:20

    this was melody i recorded during a documentary about the amazing book full of hidden clues by Kit Williams called Masquerade . it was released during the late 1970's. i believe a band recorded it on an album. please if anyone recognises the tune please let me know? thanks n nameste JK )0(

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    MASQUERADE [the Jewel Seakers] at 0.06
    on July 21, 2012 13:15

    My first uploaded Andriod recording, yes JK iut sounds like it LOL

  • A Comment on davebeachglastonbury's
    Play
    You Must Believe at 0.07
    on July 20, 2012 09:18

    really like believe David have just uploaded an instrumental called Masquerde not good quality from android phone.please read description cos its true wish we could collab?)0( Jono

  • A Comment on nathanandharmony's
    Play
    Flowers of Edinburgh/Wild Gold at 0.56
    on July 19, 2012 18:32

    Yee Hah !!!! brillannt Nathan !!! me pins were tapping ttoo (-:

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    MASQUERADE [the Jewel Seakers]
    on July 19, 2012 18:23

    There's a super dooper prize for the first person to tell me correctly the title and band that recorded this melody,AS IT HAPPENS I LEARNT THE TUNE BY RECORDING IT OFF THE TV DURING THE DOCUMENTARY I MENTION IN THE DESCRIPTION )0( Nameste and Peace )0(

  • A Comment on goodbyeworldhellouniverse's
    Play
    Sleepy dragon at 0.21
    on July 19, 2012 10:40

    really haunting and spitual if ever you would like to collaborate please ask blessings and nameste John)0(

  • A Comment on goodbyeworldhellouniverse's
    Play
    The only way is on-part one at 1.13
    on June 22, 2012 16:40

    very very good and you have very dramatic and original vocals,Please would you be interested in collaborating ? you will notice my vocals are not what they used to be (see my Fate Vocal below (-:

  • A Comment on MarkKelly's
    Play
    Livin in the country Mark Kelly at 1.48
    on June 22, 2012 16:32

    Great arrangement here and a very catchy song well done!!! (-: (-:

  • A Comment on Catherine Lambert's
    Play
    One bar short of the blues at 2.15
    on June 12, 2012 00:58

    @John Katon: should have said reason I was backstage was I was an Intern trainee stage manager at The kings head for almost 5 years, also had great pleasure on working with the lovely Anthony Newley on one of his last shows, "Once Upon A Song "

  • A Comment on Engel Robert's
    Play
    Mike Oldfield- Platinum
    on June 04, 2012 17:08

    Great version !!!! Ive got this section and the next on Midi and for the life of me cannot work out what the chords are on the next bit are ? any ideas please? the Midi works oK to play with ( got it form www.tubularnet.com but its too darn fast (-:

  • A Comment on Engel Robert's
    Play
    Mike Oldfield-Ommadawn
    on June 04, 2012 17:03

    ps Ive often "toyed" with the idea of putting together a Mike Oldfield tribute Band wish we lived nearer each other, Exeter UK

  • A Comment on Engel Robert's
    Play
    Mike Oldfield-Ommadawn
    on June 04, 2012 17:03

    ps Ive often "toyed" with the idea of putting together a Mike Oldfield tribute Band wish we lived nearer each other, Exeter UK

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    REAL (vocals) at 1.00
    on May 12, 2012 08:45

    @Gina and TheEasternBlock: theoretically and if i had the dosh Id make it like that all the way through, hows the Viper project going ? XX JK

  • A Comment on John Katon's
    Play
    REAL (vocals) at 2.54
    on May 08, 2012 08:32

    chuckle vison LOL

  • A Comment on WhitePowderGold's
    Play
    White Powder Gold - Cant stop me now (Lewi Whit... at 0.41
    on May 05, 2012 21:08

    The bass on this is fab!!!!! ( am ex bass player ) Fantastic track, if ever you have gig in Souithwest UK Holler please? JK )0(

  • A Comment on WhitePowderGold's
    Play
    Rockenrolla - Clean Radio at 1.59
    on May 05, 2012 20:55

    Jamie and co this is a corker !!!!!, If ever you need a sess gutarist give me a yell ( IM on FB ) Briilliant man!!!

  • A Comment on Gina and TheEasternBlock's
    Play
    SHE BEAT (feat. GARZA) by GINA AND THE EASTERN ... at 2.30
    on May 05, 2012 20:44

    love to see this live , what fun!!!!!!! Brill Gina

  • A Comment on Jonathan Whittle's
    Play
    Green Light Signalling, Celestial Light Answering at 2.27
    on May 04, 2012 13:24

    fabulous Jonathan !!! and love the title so apt!!!

  • A Comment on Engel Robert's
    Play
    Mike Oldfield-Ommadawn at 1.02
    on May 04, 2012 12:02

    Wooooh!! robert, and you still got all your fingers? Utterly brilliant,when ommadawn was released some people thought the speed guitar was all synthesised, i went to see a movie with Mike performing live, end of rumours, you'very good too!!!! )0( Nice one!!

  • A Comment on Engel Robert's
    Play
    Mike Oldfield-Tubular Bells at 2.39
    on May 04, 2012 11:56

    Superb!! You have captured the "feel" of the piece (-:

  • A Comment on TubularTos's
    Play
    M42 at 39.02
    on April 29, 2012 22:13

    definately mike oldfield and a touch of Carlos Santana too !!Congratulations monsieiur !!!

  • A Comment on TubularTos's
    Play
    M42 at 33.46
    on April 29, 2012 22:08

    encore, c'est tres magnifique Phillpe bravo !! Jean Katon devon UK nice one!!! )0( )0(

  • A Comment on Mike Oldfield 1's
    Play
    07 - Fairy Of Melted Snow at 2.44
    on April 29, 2012 21:35

    @TubularTos: agreed its a brilliant track nevertheless (-:

  • A Comment on Mike Oldfield 1's
    Play
    07 - Fairy Of Melted Snow at 1.48
    on April 29, 2012 21:33

    really beutifull, i know you are very versatile and talented and the harp as well? once had dream that i met you and we collaborated on some songs....I wish JK

  • A Comment on Refund Music's
    Play
    Refund - Tuum ::: Full Album "Noscape" for Free... at 2.32
    on April 08, 2012 14:02

    brillinat music and thanks for adding me JK )0( Happy Easter! )0(

  • A Comment on Catherine Lambert's
    Play
    One bar short of the blues at 2.15
    on April 07, 2012 14:02

    @John Katon:Jacqueline was a dancer in the show and Johnny and Cleo were in the audience great vocals etc (-:

  • A Comment on Catherine Lambert's
    Play
    One bar short of the blues at 2.15
    on April 07, 2012 14:00

    many moons ago I was backstage at the Kings head in London and an actress name of Jacqueline Dankworth ( daughter of Johnny and Cleo Lane) and you really sound like Cleo, great song well done )0(

Share to WordPress.com

If you are using self-hosted WordPress, please use our standard embed code or install the plugin to use shortcodes.
Add a comment 0 comments at 0.00
    Click to enter a
    comment at
    0.00