Dr Truth are a mainstage act at blues and soul festivals - writing and performing their own songs and with their own individual take on a few classic songs. A band known for excitement and having a good time on stage. Original members Paul Ashton (keys and musical director) and Rick Lacey (drums) have now additionally been joined by Ken Presdee (bass) and Al Turnbull (guitar). Their new vocalist, Doretta Maynard, is in rehearsal with the band and live dates will be planned soon.
Festival Backing Band
In addition to performing their own concerts, Dr Truth also are the backing band for other artists on tour and in recent years have played with Omar ("There's Nothing Like This"), Junior ("Mama used to say"), Don-E, Noel McKoy and last summer played the full Curiosity Killed The Cat repertore with original vocalist Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot.
The band have 2 albums currently being completed for release.
The first is live album that will be a retrospective and will feature vocalists that have fronted the band including Mike Bowden, Jocelyn Knight and Cleo (of Cleopatra fame and The Voice). This wiill also include some songs not previously released
Also planned is a studio album with a number of songs that will have been heard if you have seen the band live on stage plus a number of new songs again featuring various singers including guest studio singers Misha B and Temiah who has recorded a couple of tracks already with the band.
New Line-Up - Back to our Roots
The new line-up takes Dr Truth back to iits blues roots wih fresh new sound with the Dr Truth style.