Biography

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  • FORMED IN 2004 BY BOB BUTFOY , SINGER / SONGWRITER .
  • JRS TEAMED UP WITH ALAN WILSON OF THE WESTERN STAR RECORDING CO.
  • 2005 – DEBUT ALBUM RELEASEDĀ  , TITLED ” SIN-U-ENDO “.
  • 2005-2007 – BUSY EXCITING YEARS , TOURING & GIGGING TO RAVE REVIEWS.
  • 2007 – 2nd WESTERN STAR ALBUM RELEASED , TITLED ” SLEAZE-A-BILLY “.
  • AIRPLAY ON R2 , MENTION INĀ  DAILY TELEGRAPH , MUSIC IN A ITV4 DOCUMENTARY.
  • 2007 – MAIN STAGE APPEARANCE AT THE FAMOUS U.S.A FESTIVAL – VIVA LAS VEGAS .
  • PRESENTED WITH AN AWARD FOR ” OUTSTANDING SALES ” BY WESTERN STAR .
  • 2008 – 3rd ALBUM ON WESTERN STAR RELEASED , TITLED ” FROM THE WAIST DOWN ” .
  • 2008/2009 – FROM THE WAIST DOWN VOTED ALBUM OF THE YEAR BY VIVA LE PUNK .
  • 2009 – JRS TOURED THE WEST COAST OF AMERICA , STORMING THE CROWDS OF LAS VEGAS,L.A & SAN FRAN
  • 2009 – SEXY T.V CHEF GIZZI ERSKINE LISTS JRS IN THE PAGES OF MARIE CLARE MAG.
  • 2010 -4th WESTERN STAR ALBUM – ” HAIRDO’S & HEARTACHES ” .
  • 2010 – TOP MODEL DAISY LOWE LISTS THE BAND ON THE ELLE WEBSITE AS A FAVE !
  • 2010 – PLAYED AT DAISY LOWE’S 21st BIRTHDAY PARTY – COVERED BY VOGUE MAGAZINE.
  • 2010 – AIRPLAY FROM R2’s BOB HARRIS
  • 2010 – PLAYED THE SECRET GARDEN FESTIVAL , CAMBS
  • 2010 – PLAYED AT GIZZI ERSKINE’S BOOK LAUNCH , GOODWOOD
  • 2011 – 4 TRACK VINYL E.P RELEASED ON WESTERN STAR
  • 2011 – FULL LENGH ON THE ROAD DOCUMENTARY DVD RELEASED
  • 2011 – PLAYED THE RAY BAN VIP AREA AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL
  • 2011 – PLAYED THE ROCKET LOUNGE AT THE GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL
  • 2011 – RADIO 2 AIRPLAY FROM BOB HARRIS
  • 2012 – NEW ALBUM RELEASED ” THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES “
  • 2012 – WON LE BEAT BESPOKE BATTLE OF THE BANDS
  • 2012 – SUPPORT FOR THE JIM JONES REVUE
  • 2012 – MANY EURO GIGS – ITALY , HOLLAND , FRANCE , GERMANY .
  • 2012 – PLAYED THE HIPSHAKER STAGE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL
  • 2012 – TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO MAIN STAGE OF THE ROCKABILLY RAVE
  • 2012 – LEVI DEXTER RECORDS “THE MAN WHO COUNTS ” FOR HIS ROOTS MAN ALBUM
  • 2013 – LINE UP CHANGE
  • 2013 – NEW ALBUM RELEASED ” WON’T STAY DOWN ”
  • 2013 – CONSTANT GIGS IN EUROPE & UK
  • 2014 – COVER STARS OF ” UK ROCK ” MAGAZINE
  • 2014 – 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BAND !!
  • 2014 – ” JRS REVEALS ALL ” IS RELEASED , A CD OF UNRELEASED RARITIES
  • 2014 – PLAYED AT INK N IRON , CALIFORNIA , USA
  • 2014 – 10INCH GREEN VINYL EP ” ROCK N ROLL HEAVYWEIGHTS ” RELEASED
  • 2015 – NEW LINE UP REVEALED
  • 2015 – BUSY GIGS – A BOMBERS ,AMERICANA , IRELAND , EURODISNEY , ITALY , HOTROD HAYRIDE ..
  • 2015 – RECORDING DONE – 6 NEW SONGS FOR A MINI ALBUM RELEASE …SOON !!!!