The Abject Band
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Vern Barrett - Vocals & Lead Guitar

Vern played with his father in a band
called Spanish Bit in the 90s, and he
also played in a rock band called
Dirty Looks. He was also a session
guitarists for 4 years with various
country bands playing in a variety of
pubs, clubs and Butlins Holiday
Camps all over the south. Vern also
played a few festivals including
Lakeside.
Vern's father got him involved as he was a English country singer in the 70s with Vern's uncle and had a band called the Barrett brothers. They won awards from the Record Mirror at Wembley for best modern country band 1973. After they split up Vern's uncle continued with a solo career as Al Barrett and the Linesmen.
After Vern's father died in 2001 he reformed with Dirty Looks for a while and then joined Sidewalk who later turned into The Sidewinders after a lineup change. Since The Sidewinders broke up Vern plays with The Abject Band also playing with Chord Of Duty.