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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
 

It sure was a night to remember - Friday 5 June 2015 - the night Cherry celebrated 10 years of musical collaboration with her co-writer, guitarist and MD Max Milligan! Enjoy the pics below thanks to Trev Earl and if you weren't there on the night, you simply must check out this fantastic video captured again by Trev of a song written by Max which was the bonus track on their Southbound Train album; Something You Can't Have. You can watch it right here.

On the night they were joined by special musical guests; Lee Vernon on blues harp, Flo Flowers on double bass (while Robbie Stewart-Mathews recovers in hospital after stomach problems) and Rob Bond on pedal steel.

Message from Cherry:
"What can I say except a huge, giant THANK YOU to everyone for coming down to Bedford Esquires and celebrating mine and Max's 10 year music anniversary! Special thanks to Pete Burridge, Roger Allen, and to Lee Vernon for the awesome projector slide show and awesome blues harp, Mike Banner for the last minute projector! (And to everyone who tried to help me get one!!) Rob Bond for your stunning pedal steel playing, Nigel Hart and Richard Hammond for crystal clear sound & Derek Clark too, Flo Flowers guesting with us on double bass and doing a fine job while Robbie Stewart-Mathews recovers! As always, my amazing band, Brian Greene, Nick Slater, and of course, the one and only, Max Milligan!!!"