As a guitarist he was invited to contribute to a CD series of “Guitar Maestros alongside Wizz Jones and Martin Simpson. More recently he’s toured with his daughter, Martha Tilston and teamed-up with the Leeds-based alt-country band , The Durbavilles,
A celebrated artist in Britain and abroad, winning accolades in Europe, Australia and the USA, his songs have been recorded by Fairport Convention, Dolores Keane, The House Band, Peter Bellamy, North Cregg, Bob Fox and John Wright. Here’s to Tom Paine is the adopted theme song for the Tom Paine Society of America and it’s been rumoured, has featured in Bruce Springsteen’s live set. Steve’s latest project is as a duo with Costa del Folk favourite, Jez Lowe.