PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: RICHARD WALL

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Music
Charley Patton
Rolling Stones up to and including ‘Some Girls’
Blind Willie Johnson
Drive By Truckers
Joni Mitchell
Patty Smith
Talking Heads
Blind Willie McTell
Half Deaf Clatch
Half Man Half Biscuit
Hank Williams
Howling Wolf
Furry Lewis
Elmore James
Son House
Mississippi Fred McDowell
Television
The Young Ones
Vic and Bob’s Big Night Out
Budgie
Line of Duty
The Sweeney
Luther
Beck
Books 
Andrew Vachss
Elmore Leonard
James Lee Burke
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor Lavalle
Ran Walker
Jim Dodge
Limmy
Spike Milligan
John Steinbeck
Stuart Ayris
Films
Vanishing Point (the original)
Alien
Blues Brothers
O Brother Where Art Thou?
No Country For Old Men
The Italian Job
The Great Escape
Places
Clarksdale, Mississippi
Glasgow
Barcelona
The Live and Let Live, Bringsty, Herefordshire
Grenada, West Indies
Oklahoma City
Del Norte, Colorado
Other Stuff
Cigar Box Guitars
Land Rover Defender
iTunes
Blues books
Ancient MacBookPro
Guinness
Lists
Bio: Richard Wall. Born in Herefordshire in 1960. Joined the navy in 1980. Left the navy in 2002. Wrote the novel Fat Man Blues in 2015. Has performed onstage with blues musicians Tone Tanner and Garrington T Jones, Trevor Babajack Steger and Half Deaf Clatch.
The difficult second novel, Last Rites at Sing Sing is due out in 2019. Married to Barbara, and living in rural Worcestershire.