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Al Watkins

60's Hits One Man Band from Wilmington, NC - Will travel up to 250 miles
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$150 - $750 per event
Al is a singer, guitarist, writer, producer, and entertainer.

First sang publicly at the age of eight at a square dance held in Castle Hayne, NC.

He sang with the original well know regional rock band "The Sounds of Time" while in high school(1966 - 1968) which also featured Jimmy Waldo (New England, Quite Riot, & Alcatrazz keyboardist)

He has opened shows with legends like Fats Domino, Louisiana Leroux, Black Oak Arkansas, The Drifters, The Band of Oz, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, Percy Sledge, Bo Diddley, Various East Coast Beach Music Singers and groups, Marty Robbins, Barbara Mandrell, Dolly Parton, the Kendalls, George Jones, Gene Watson, Laverne Tripp, Doug Oldham, Brian Free, and other well known artist.

Watkins also appeared as a presenter on the 2002 CCM Awards Show with the likes of Dottie Rambo, Hank Jr., Ronnie McDowell, Del Way, Stella Parton and many others.

He has published recordings over the years in several different genres:

Regional Hits
(1968) One Last Kiss & Love Lights (Life Around Wilmington Magazine)
(1978) 39-21-46 / Mountain of Love (Live Around Wilmington Magazine)
(1979) In Your Arms / Hell of a Band (WKLM / WMFD radios stations)
(1982) Midnight Hour (WWAY TV 3)

National Hits
(1984) "All She Needs is a Man"/"Nothing Takes the Place of You" (Cashbox)
(2003) Stand By Me (Power Source)
(2004) Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast (Power Source / CMP)
(2004)Barefootin (Powersource Nashville)

International Hits
(1985 - 86) Dixie Rock n Roll
(2003 - 04) Radio Revival (God's Country Chart)
(Summer/Fall 2004) You'll Never Walk Alone (God's Country)

He appeared as himself in the April 1986 movie made for TV "Carolina Gold" which aired on the Odyssey Cable Network Nation wide.
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2009
Oct
11
Long Creek Baptist Church (Homecoming Service)
Burgaw, NC
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
50s Singer
60s Singer
50's Hits One Man Band
60's Hits One Man Band
70's Hits One Man Band
Beach Music One Man Band
Oldies One Man Band
Oldies Acoustic Guitar
70's Hits Acoustic Guitar
60's Hits Acoustic Guitar
50's Hits Acoustic Guitar
Wedding Singer
Proms
Weddings
Celebrations
Happy Hours
Picnic
Concerts
Events
Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Memorial Services
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Super Bowl Parties
Retirement Parties
Please note Al Watkins will also travel to Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Winnabow, Leland, Kure Beach, Castle Hayne, Southport, Bolivia, Delco, Rocky Point, Oak Island, Hampstead, Currie, Riegelwood, Supply, Bolton, Burgaw, Ingold, Brunswick, Atkinson, Pine Level, Kelly, Holly Ridge, Shallotte, Watha, Maple Hill, Dublin, Council, Ash, Ocean Isle Beach.
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