John Jenkins is a critically acclaimed recording artist and staple of the Liverpool singer-songwriter scene.
From his early years in bands The Persuaders and Come in Tokio (both of which made waves in the 80s with support on BBC Radio 1) to his recent success in the root’s scene, Jenkins has developed an engaged audience of fans in the Rock, Country, and Americana formats.
He has established himself as a live touring act, both solo and collaboratively, sharing stages with the likes of Elvis Costello, Chris Difford (Squeeze), Steve Tilston, Echo and The Bunnymen, The Beat and Jarrod Dickenson.
Jenkins latest body of work, 2021’s ‘If You Can’t Forgive You Can’t Love’ gained critical acclaim in the likes of RnR, Folk Radio UK and Americana UK with support from Ralph McLean (BBC Radio Ulster).
The album was so-produced by John Jenkins and Jon Lawton (Sami Yusuf, Two Black Sheep) and mastered by Pete Maher (The Rolling Stones, U2, Patti Smith). It is available on CD and Digital via Fretsore Records and features the singles “Desert Hearts”, “Kathleen” and “Strangers On A Train”.