FARKEM are Keith Farwell and Ray Kemp. Ray plays guitars and does all vocals, while Keith plays guitars, keyboards, drums and produces. We play rock, blues, and ballads.
We like the rock a bit dirty, and the ballads sweet and sour.
A good time foot stomping rock n roll party song. Turn it up!!!
Gonna Be the Best
A song about struggle and hard times
Big rock ballad about personal resurrection
Becoming an Old Hippy
A toe tapping Bopper about a band on the road.
A song about mental illness with a wry humorous bent
Song Writers Lament
A Folk ballad about the trials and tribulations of song writing and why I still do it.
A rocked up version of an aussie bush ballad
A song about the problems that religious fanaticism has brought the world.
Blues for Bessie
A c#m blues about loss
Follow Me Down
A song about how easy it is for people to led into conflict
As You Reach The End
America with a dose of Farkem mayhem
House is a Rockin
A rockabilly style version of the SRV classic
Environmental anthem written and recorded to promote World Environment Day in 1990. Inspired by David Suzuki's comment that we had ten years to save the planet from irreversible change.
Input Equals Output
Floydish type number with acoustic guitars, bass and drums, and a Gilmour type lead filling in the gaps. Nice drift away song.
2000 Light Years From Home
A new version of the Old Rolling Stones song
Cross Town Traffic
A jimi hendrix Classic
One More Cup Of Coffee
A Heavy rock version of a Dylan Classic
A retake on a Bowie classic
Hate Street Dialogue
A Rodriquez classic
Our tribute to the Greatful Dead
I Want You
A lovely Dylan love song
Bad Moon Rising
Credence Clearwater Classic with a FARKEM touch
Knockin On Heavens Door
The Dylan classic with all the verses not normally heard
If You See Her Say Hello
A beautiful Dylan song about lost love.
This is FARKEM's version of Rodriguez's classic- The theme song for the hit movie "Searching for Sugarman".
Springsteen like power rock, with a street heroe story
I'm A Man
This is an update on Muddy Waters I'm a Man, with a pumpin back beat.
As the title says. a bit of protest about a lot of things to a swinging rock backing
Soliliquy to Nature
Sweet innocent and naive
1/30/2017 11:57:00 AM
yeah! ...th' House is a ROCKin' !!! -M-
7/28/2013 8:03:19 PM
The new album is ready, FARKEM FIVE. I've started loading our new original material enjoy!!!
6/6/2011 4:22:18 PM
cool tracks here!
5/6/2006 10:37:24 PM
I will be loading up the whole of our new album up as soon as I work out my Paypal password to go prime. It's called "If You Aint Dead You Can Still Rock n Roll". All original material, and a mix of styles. It's a tribute to all the old rockers still playing good music.
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