Arriving in England as an Ikette with the Ike & Tina Revue, PP was spotted by Mick Jagger who immediately convinced Andrew Loog Oldham to sign her to his “Immediate” record label. Several huge hits followed, the best-known being ‘The First Cut Is The Deepest’, Angel Of The Morning and ‘(If You Think You’re Groovy)’. PP was one of the iconic faces of London’s Swinging 60’s.
Pat has collaborated, recorded, worked and toured alongside such luminaries as The Rolling Stones, The Small Faces, with her own band ‘The Nice’ led by Keith Emerson, Jimi Hendrix, Rod Stewart, Barry Gibb, Eric Clapton, Humble Pie, Nick Drake, Roger Waters, Ocean Color Scene, Primal Scream, KLF, Dr Robert, Paul Weller, The Manfred’s and the list goes on and on. Her session credits read like a Who’s Who list that stretches across more than four decades of Rock & Roll and Pop history.
As well as touring with Roger Waters in recent years on ‘In The Flesh’ ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ where she wowed audiences around the world, in 2009 she toured the UK with Geno Washington and Jimmy James on the Flying Music ’This Is Soul Tour’.
In 2012 she toured the UK with Maddy Prior, Jerry Donahue, Dave Swarbrick, Thea Gilmore and a host of other brilliant Folk artist on ‘The Lady: Homage To Sandy Denny’ tour where she paid tribute along with the others performing three soulful renditions of Sandy’s beautiful songs. ‘Old Fashioned Waltz’, I’m A Dreamer and the beautiful ‘Take Me Away’, which she has also recorded.
Her West End credits include ‘Catch My Soul” a Rock Othello, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Starlight Express’, as well as the Olivier Award Winning “Once On this Island”. Her Film Soundtracks include; “Electric Dreams”, “Super Grass” most recently, ”Seven Psychopaths”. Her T.V.Credits include, ‘Ready Steady Go’, Top Of The Pops, Pop Quiz, Rock, Family Trees, Absolutely Fabulous, Jools Holland, and T.F.I. Friday and Many others.
As well, she delighted audiences as a part of the “ Solid Silver 60’s “ 30th Anniversary tour where she performed alongside, Billy J. Kramer, Mike Pender (The Searchers) Chris Farlowe, and The Merseybeats, all backed by the New Amen Corner.
2017 she will also be celebrating 50 years in the music industry with a tour of classic songs from her historical back catalogue with a couple of new songs thrown in from an album she is working on with Steve Cradock of ‘Ocean Color Scene, Paul Weller Band, The Specials etc. ‘The Steve Cradock Band’ will back her on the tour.
Her long awaited autobiography is due for released this August and If that’s not enough, a compilation of unreleased Heritage recordings from the late 60’s and early 70’s of Songs written and produced by various artists like Barry Gibb/Eric Clapton/ Mick Jagger/ Van Morrison Caleb Quaye and more. This will be released to co inside with her September /October tour.
Although Pat has been touring none stop during her career this is the first Solo tour she has done for a while. So this will be something special!!