Gordon Haskell: The return of the native

What on earth is Gordon Haskell doing here? Nearly nine years after he beat a tactical retreat from his beloved Dorset to start a new life on the Greek island idyll of Skopelos, the Bournemouth-born singer-songwriter-musician is back under grey skies on frozen home soil. He obviously hasn’t come home for the weather, but he Read More…

Gordon Haskell

Singer songwriter Gordon Haskell is on his way back to Blighty for his first UK gig in almost seven years. It’s 12 years since he claimed a famous victory for the underdog, notched up a hit single from nowhere with How Wonderful You Are and declared his earnings “back pay”. Only kept from the top Read More…

Gordon Haskell 2010

It’s nearly four years since Gordon Haskell posted a note on his website that said, “Gone fishing”, changed his pounds for euros and fled to a Greek island to find the peace and freedom his late-flowering fame had failed to deliver. For more than 40 years he held success at bay because “it felt phoney” Read More…

Goodbye Gordon… for now

A LITTLE more than six years since Dorset singer-songwriter Gordon Haskell came within a whisker of topping the charts with his single How Wonderful You Are, he is leaving his home county for the tranquillity of a Greek island. He hasn’t spoken to the media for more than a year, but before he left he Read More…