Oliver Gray is a language teacher and writer of language teaching resources. His main passion is music, and this website hopes to give some enjoyment to visitors who share this interest. If you’d like to get in touch with Oliver to agree, disagree, discuss and generally swap yarns, he would be delighted.
BOOKS (all available from Amazon or through any good bookshop or by emailing Oliver):
BANJO ON MY KNEE – Music Travels In The American South – published 2019
ZANDER – A crime novel set in the world of UK Americana (click here to buy from Amazon)
VOLUME – A Cautionary Tale of Rock and Roll Obsession (click here to buy from Amazon)
V.A.C.A.T.I.O.N. – Cautionary Tales of Travelling Without Style (click here to buy from Amazon)
ALAB: Ain’t Life A Bastard – by Eddie Hardin and Oliver Gray – 30 years of musical mayhem (click here to buy from Amazon)
ACCESS ONE STEP – The Official History Of The Joiners Arms (click here to buy from Amazon)
The final chapter of Oliver’s first book, ‘Volume’, contains a list that covers about 70 percent of gigs Oliver attended between 1964 and the present day. To witness this list with your own eyes, please go to the Gary Revilo’s Gigs page.
Oliver, with his wife Birgit, promotes “Americana” shows in Winchester. Further details at www.sc4m.co.uk.
If you dare, there’s music by Oliver to be found at www.myspace.com/olivergraymusic.
This blog site contains a tiny fraction of Oliver’s music and travel writing. At one time or other, he has written for almost all the UK music magazines, plus various national, international and regional newspapers and magazines. He’s been writing since the early seventies but the material here is more recent (i.e. written since the advent of computers).
Oliver’s day job is writing resources for language teaching. His publishing company REVILO was sold to Linguascope in 2016.
To contact Oliver, please email oliverjbgray (at) gmail.com