TUFR Featured Artists: Paul & Jack Carrack
Paul Carrack and Jack Carrack are this week's Featured Artists on Turn Up For Recovery's YouTube Channel. Tune in Saturday 19 September at PDT 11:00am, EDT 2:00pm and BST 7:00pm, for a very special performance by this father and son duo at youtube.com/turnupforrecovery.
Paul Carrack has been called a "national treasure" and "the man with the golden voice" by the BBC, he's enjoyed chart success as a solo performer and with the bands Ace, Squeeze, Roxy Music and Mike + The Mechanics. Paul sang some of these bands' best-known hits, including Ace's "How Long"; Squeeze's "Tempted"; and Mike + The Mechanics' "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)", "The Living Years" and "Over My Shoulder" and achieved a major solo hit with "Don't Shed a Tear". His songs have been recorded by artists such as Linda Ronstadt, the Eagles, Diana Ross, Tom Jones, Michael McDonald and Jools Holland and he has served as a session and/or touring musician for Elton John, Ringo Starr, B.B. King, The Pretenders, The Smiths and Madness. Since 2013, Paul has been a part of Eric Clapton's band and appeared at both the 2013 and 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festivals.
In this week's featured performance, Paul is joined by his son, Jack, on percussion. Jack is one of the two drummers in his father's touring band. He's also been a part of the band, Tinlin.
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Turn up for Recovery is a charitable movement aiming to raise awareness of abstinence-based recovery, tackle the stigma of addiction and help make treatment affordable to people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. The idea for Turn up for Recovery (TUFR) came to founder, Melia Clapton, while walking her dog. She wanted to tackle the stigma around addiction and alcoholism and raise awareness about the power of abstinence based recovery. It’s a topic very close to her heart, having supported family members throughout their recovery. Her vision is for an inclusive community of artists, music lovers and those affected by addiction coming together to have a good time, talk about recovery and raise money for others to get the help that they need at Crossroads Centre Antigua. Melia announced the movement in September 2019 during Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival. It has been gaining momentum ever since.