Lew hails from the jewel island of Barbaods, surrounded by the Carribean sea; and is himself a gem of a singer.Popularly known among his loyal fans as 'Jiggs'. Lew Kirton first showcased his unique vocal stylings as a young boy in his local church choir.He followed thisby fronting one of the most popular bands on the Island known as the Blue Rhythm Combo or BRC to it's legion of near fanatic followers..Lew's artistic drive would soon find him, in the cold Canadian climate; where he would star in the highly revered Lew Kirton Soul Review; however; this would soon fade in the back ground as Lew headed for the brighter lights of the Big Apple. Lew's star kept rising as he hooked up with the legendary Duo of Sam and Dave; for years he travelled and performed with these two premier soul men as a Drummer, while perfecting his own vocal skills. His next gig was with the popular R&B group, The Invitations.Lew's stunning lead vocals propelled the group to four major hits on the Silver Blue Label, most notable of which was the chart busting single ''They Say The Girl's Crazy'.A hit solo for T.K Records was next titled 'Heaven In The Afternoon', This catchy number developed a cult following in the UK; where it still enjoys regular air play to this day.Several other notable recordings followed, including 'It's Where You're Coming From',with B.Baker Jazz Ensemble, the Album 'Just Arrived' featuring the hit single 'Something Special'; and the very successful Album'Talk To Me'featuring the hit single by the same name on CBS Records for the Believe in A Dream label. Lew's much anticipated 2005 release of the CD 'Forever' which includes Lew's fabulous rendition of the previously recorded song forever' is released on Tweedside label; with which he has had a long association; and with whom he previously recorded the hit 'Don't Wanna Wait'. Pour youself a long cool one, sit back, relax, put you feet up, and slip this one on.Simply speaking; it's a gem, you won't be going anywhere for a while. Lew Kirton is in the House.
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