He’s sitting at a table with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Martin and some of his best mates. How did a regular Watford lad get here?
After the catastrophic death of his father when he was four, through a troubled upbringing on a council estate, Stevie was heading for trouble. A chance entry into a tough naval school set him on the right path. On graduating, he discovered music, bought a saxophone and throughout the 1970s and 1980s toured the world with the Q-Tips, Adam Ant, and with Paul McCartney making a short film. In the 1990s, he became a tour manager for many top acts, including Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Rod Stewart, the Everlys and BB King. He also worked for British servicemen – taking entertainment to the troops in war zones including the Falklands, Bosnia and Croatia.
A lifetime of travel and experience gave Stevie a wonderful life, and so many hilarious stories of life on the road. Did he get paid for most of it? Well, that’s another story…
Stevie Farr enjoyed a long career in show business, working with big names including Paul McCartney, The Everly Brothers, Rod Stewart, The Temptations, Chuck Berry, BB King and many more. After decades as a gigging musician, Steve became a tour manager, supporting many top American acts through their travels and tantrums. He also worked tirelessly to take entertainment to British troops in war zones like Bosnia, Croatia and the Falklands. Steve lives in the hills of southern France with his partner, Sue.