Ugly Dog Skiffle Videos


EDP video about the Folk on the Pier 10th anniversary event from May 14, 2008. Spread across three and a half days, was wound up with final-day gigs from the likes of Whapweasel and Little Johnny England. The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo appear 9 minutes in.



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo perform “Ain’t gonna work tomorrow” at the North Norfolk Beer Festival 2002. John Bates – Bluegrass Banjo / James ‘Jez’ Barr – Guitar / Steve Gilmour – Drums / Neil Thomas – Washboard / Martin Gilmour – Jazz Banjo / Wayne Beauchamp – Double Bass



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo perform “Dead or Alive” at the North Norfolk Beer Festival 2002. John Bates – Bluegrass Banjo / James ‘Jez’ Barr – Guitar / Steve Gilmour – Drums / Neil Thomas – Washboard / Martin Gilmour – Jazz Banjo / Wayne Beauchamp – Double Bass



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo perform “The Battle of New Orleans” at the North Norfolk Beer Festival 2002. John Bates – Bluegrass Banjo / James ‘Jez’ Barr – Guitar / Steve Gilmour – Drums / Neil Thomas – Washboard / Martin Gilmour – Jazz Banjo / Wayne Beauchamp – Double Bass


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo official video of their recording of the American folk song ‘Cumberland Gap’ created by Steve Gilmour using clips from gigs throughout the first couple of years of the band Including The North Norfolk Beer Festival, Radio Norfolk‘s live show in Gorleston and The Royal Norfolk Show at Norwich Showground.


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo official video of their recording of the bluegrass song ‘Rocky Top’ created by Steve Gilmour filmed at Progles Farmyard in Norfolk. Neil ‘The Bear’ Thomas, ‘Lost’ John Bates, ‘Crystal’ Clare Funnell, James ‘Jez’ Barr, Wayne Beauchamp, Martin Gilmour and Steve Gilmour.


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo official video of their recording of the traditional American folk song ‘Railroad Bill’ created by Steve Gilmour filmed at Progles Farmyard in Norfolk. Neil ‘The Bear’ Thomas, ‘Lost’ John Bates, ‘Crystal’ Clare Funnell, James ‘Jez’ Barr, Wayne Beauchamp, Martin Gilmour and Steve Gilmour.


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing their cover of the Motorhead song ‘Ace of Spades’ at the North Walsham Fun Day 2011. James ‘Jez’ Barr on Banjo / Steve Mason on Double Bass / Daryl Blyth on Drums / Wayne Beauchamp on Guitar / Neil Thomas on Washboard / Clare Funnell on Fiddle.


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing Ace of Spades at North Norfolk Railway Beer Festival, Sheringham, 17th July 2010. James ‘Jez’ Barr on Banjo / Steve Medler on Double Bass / Steve Mason on Acoustic Guitar / Daryl Blyth on Drums / Wayne Beauchamp on Guitar


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing their cover of ” the Undertones ” song ” Teenage Kicks ” at the Halloween Beer Festival at The Erpingham Spread Eagle in Norfolk, UK. James ‘Jez’ Barr on Banjo / Clive Perchard on Double Bass / Steve Mason on Acoustic Guitar / Daryl Blyth on Drums / Wayne Beauchamp on Guitar


The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo doing a cover of a song by The Beatles called “I’ll cry instead” at the Halloween Beer Festival at The Erpingham Spread Eagle in Norfolk, UK. James ‘Jez’ Barr on Banjo / Clive Perchard on Double Bass / Steve Mason on Acoustic Guitar / Daryl Blyth on Drums / Wayne Beauchamp on Guitar



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo on ITV show ‘The Biz’ – filmed on 24th June 2002. Filmed at the Jolly Farmer’s in Swanton Abbott, Norfolk, UK. (Copyright ITV)



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo playing the Rolling Stones song “The Last Time” at North Walsham Carnival in the summer of 2006. James ‘Jez’ Barr – Guitar/Harmonica, Roger Reynolds – Mandolin, Adam Kirlew – Drums, Steve Medler – Double Bass, John Bates – Banjo, Wayne Beauchamp – Guitar



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo playing “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” at North Walsham Carnival in the summer of 2006. James ‘Jez’ Barr – Guitar/Harmonica, Roger Reynolds – Mandolin, Adam Kirlew – Drums, Steve Medler – Double Bass, John Bates – Banjo, Wayne Beauchamp – Guitar



Norfolk Skiffle band The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing The Britney Spears classic “Baby One More Time”. Recorded at The King’s Arms, Fleggburgh, Norfolk just after the death of our banjo player, James ‘Jez’ Barr. Steve Mason – Double Bass, Clare Funnell – Fiddle, Daryl Blyth – Drums, Neil Thomas – Washboard, Wayne Beauchamp – Guitar/Vocals.



Norfolk Skiffle band The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing The Clash classic “Should I Stay or Should I Go”. Recorded at The King’s Arms, Fleggburgh, Norfolk just after the death of our banjo player, James ‘Jez’ Barr. Steve Mason – Double Bass, Clare Funnell – Fiddle, Daryl Blyth – Drums, Neil Thomas – Washboard, Wayne Beauchamp – Guitar/Vocals.



Norfolk Skiffle band The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing The Lynyrd Skynyrd classic “Sweet Home Alabama”. Recorded at Wells Carnival, Norfolk in the summer of 2011. Steve Mason – Double Bass, Clare Funnell – Fiddle, Daryl Blyth – Drums, Matt Beauchamp – Acoustic Guitar, James ‘Jez’ Barr – Banjo/Harmonica, Wayne Beauchamp – Electric Guitar/Vocals.



Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing their cover of “Good Riddance” by Green Day. Recorded at Wells Carnival, Norfolk in the summer of 2011. Steve Mason – Double Bass, Clare Funnell – Fiddle, Daryl Blyth – Drums, Matt Beauchamp – Acoustic Guitar, James ‘Jez’ Barr – Banjo/Harmonica, Wayne Beauchamp – Electric Guitar/Vocals.



Norfolk Skiffle band The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing The Led Zeppelin classic “Rock ‘n’ Roll”. Recorded at Wells Carnival, Norfolk in the summer of 2011. Steve Mason – Double Bass, Clare Funnell – Fiddle, Daryl Blyth – Drums, Matt Beauchamp – Acoustic Guitar, James ‘Jez’ Barr – Banjo/Harmonica, Wayne Beauchamp – Electric Guitar/Vocals.



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing their cover of the Green Day song, ‘Warning’ at the Trunchonbury Festival of august 2009 in Norfolk , UK



The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo doing a cover of the song I just can’t get enough by the saturdays at the Trunchonbury Festival of august 2009 in Norfolk , UK



Filmed at North Walsham Fun Day on the memorial park in 2010! The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo doing their version of the Brittany Spears song “Baby, One More Time”. Daryl Blyth – Drums, Steve Medler – Slap Bass, Ron Sayer – Lead Guitar, Steve Mason – Acoustic Guitar, Wayne Beauchamp – Guitar/Vocals.



The earliest know video footage of The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo performing “Digging my Potatoes” – Hickling Music Festival 2001. Clive Perchard – Slap Bass, Steve Gilmour – Drums, Martin Gilmour – Banjo, Chris Wilson – Harmonica, James ‘Jez’ Barr – Guitar, Wayne Beauchamp – Guitar.



Once you get past the appalling sound quality of this 7+ minutes of manic punk skiffle you can see what it looks like to The Ugly Dog Skiffle Combo. I wish the sound quality was better because this is a wild performance of ‘Digging My Potatoes’ with unbelievable guitar work from Nashville hillbilly guitar virtuoso Sol Philcox!