Ben McKeown - Bass / Backing Vocals
Benedict Charles McKeown.
Where are you from?
North Yorkshire, mostly…
Where do you live?
Bass guitar, rhythm guitar.
Age you started playing?
Other instruments you can play?
First musical memory?
Money Money Money by Abba – a huge Christmas hit in 1976, when I was three.
First record bought?
Pipes of Peace by Paul McCartney.
Led Zeppelin, the Stones, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, U2, etc. etc.
Favourite blues song?
When the Levee Breaks (although it’ll be something else tomorrow).
Best band ever seen live?
Rolling Stones in Ohio, 1994. Great show.
Favourite venue to play in?
Anywhere that the punters outnumber the bar staff.
Drink you like to be bought after a show?
If someone else is buying, it’ll be the most expensive one please…
Most annoying habit of other band member?
Did anyone else mention Adam’s Jim Morrison-style habit of “accidentally” exposing himself on stage? Alternatively, Derek trying to pimp me to unsuitable female audience members…
Job, music, social life… who has time for hobbies?
Describe yourself in 3 words:
Vorsprung durch Technik
Describe The Mustangs in 3 words:
Rock and roll, of course!
What will your epitaph be?
The Day The Music Died