A RHAYADER entertainer and town councillor has become an internet success as part of a duo filmed performing 37 pop classics in around five and a half minutes live at an Aberdyfi pub.

Paul Dark of Rhayader and fellow songster and director of the Nailed It events company Aubrey Parsons of St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan, have notched up more than four million Facebook views worldwide.

As a result the duo have been offered gigs all around the world, including a week of concerts in Spain, and special events in Italy, Poland, and even New Zealand.


“It is a bit of a joke really, showing the audience just how many pop songs hang on the same four chord structure- G, C, Am & F. From Let It Be to Take On Me, Paul and myself take you on a whistle stop tour of these catchy tunes that all have the same musical base,” said Aubrey Parsons.

“It’s based on idea by Australian band Axis of Awesome’. It always goes down a storm - and we even incorporate some Welsh bands into our version which is always very well received by our home audiences. We also perform some songs in Welsh.


“The video spiralled on Facebook and since then we have had hundreds and hundreds of replies and bookings, alongside many venues in the UK and locally.

The video, filmed at the Dovey Inn, Aberdyfi, can be seen on Facebook, and Aubrey and Paul will be back at the Dovey Arms, on bank holiday Monday, August 27.