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Cherry on the road

Cherry with Morgan Freeman minutes after coming off stage at his Ground Zero Blues Club, Clarksdale, Mississippi

Cherry with legendary songwriter Dan Penn hanging out near Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Alabama

Cherry with Steve Cropper after opening up for him and The Animals

Cherry onstage performing at the Silverstone British Grand Prix

Cherry recording at Abbey Road Studios guesting on Bernie Marsden's new record

Cherry hanging out in Nashville before performing at Red Rooster's Writer Night

Cherry & the band recording their BBC Radio 2 session at Maida Vale

Cherry with Bernie Marsden & Paul Jones after performing at Paul's charity gig at Cranleigh Arts Centre

"Great voice Cherry Lee!" Imelda May


Cherry with Aled Jones after coming off stage at Proms in the Park

"Thanks for supporting me, great music..." Albert Lee

"Cherry got the blues, that's why I wrote her name on my hand!..." Seasick Steve

"Real great touring with you Miss Cherry, thank you so much..." Mud Morganfield (Muddy Waters Jnr)

"Cherry, you sure can howl girl!" Hanging with Howlin' Wolf's two daughters and niece after performing at Howlin' Wolf Festival in West Point, Mississippi

Backstage with the Walter Trout Band after supporting him on his UK tour

Cherry backstage at Kentish Town Forum after performing onstage with The Quireboys

Onstage with Brad Webb & Blind Mississippi Morris at BB King's on Beale St, Memphis

Onstage at the 2010 Howlin' Wolf Memorial Festival in West Point, Mississippi

Onstage at the 2010 Howlin' Wolf Memorial Festival in West Point, Mississippi, band from l-r Grammy-award winning Billy Earheart, David Parker, Kelvin Holly (Little Richard, Pegi Young), Mike Chain, Cherry & Keith Shaddix.

Cherry onstage with her US band at the 2011 Market Street Festival in Columbus, Mississippi.

Backstage with US blues legend Super Chikan at the 2011 Market Street Festival, Columbus Mississippi
 

Cherry has had a busy couple of months joining Bernie Marsden and his band including Jim Kirkpatrick on guitar (FM), Phil Spalding on bass (Mick Jagger, Simon Townshend), and Mark Stanway on keyboards (Magnum), on some of his UK tour dates including legendary venue The Jazz Cafe and venue favourite of Cherry's, The Stables in Milton Keynes. Most recently, she took to the stage to belt out a couple of Whitesnake numbers at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix in front of no less than 16,000 up-for-it racing lovers! If anyone made it along to the gigs and has any pics or video footage, we'd love to see/hear! Drop us a line at info@cherryleemewis.com.
Those of you who didn't make any of the dates, the first set included Cherry singing 3 Whitesnake numbers acoustic with Bernie and Jim, and then the second set involved Robert Hart from Bad Company taking over on lead vocals and Cherry and fellow singer Marie Haywood on backing vocals. "I had a lot of fun with Bernie and the guys," says Cherry, "it was such a hoot and there'll be more coming up in the pipeline for sure. Silverstone was super cool, hope you enjoy the pics below!"

Cherry onstage at Silverstone British Grand Prix!

"A bit of mud won't keep me from the stage!"

Cherry & Bernie backstage at Silverstone

Cherry with the band backstage at The Stables

Cherry & Robert Hart backstage at The Stables

Cherry onstage with Marie Haywood at The Jazz Cafe (thanks to Alexander Sedelnikov for the pic)

Cherry onstage at The Jazz Cafe (thanks to Alexander Sedelnikov for the pic)