Charlie Souza Band / New Rascals / Tropics
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Charlie Souza Band / New Rascals / Tropics

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States | INDIE

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States | INDIE
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Make it Right (In the Gulf of Mexico) Souzaphone 2010

NEW RASCALS: LEGENDS ~ Digital Release 2010

Fortress "Hands in The Till"
Atlantic Records 1981/Souzaphone Records 2003/ Wounded Bird Records 2008

FORTRESS II "The Treasure Found" Souzaphone 2007

Livin' in Paradise ~ 06/24/07

The New Tropics Live DVD .- 2005

The Compilation CD 2005 ASCAP

BACCHUS ~ REVISITED Souzaphone Records 2003

The Tropics Then and Now "Still Get a Chill" 2003

The Tropics Anthology 1965 - 1969 All Origional Recordings
Souzaphone 2003

.The Rose ~ Unplugged version of this song feels great! Nice mix of acoustics. 2002 ASCAP

Motormania II ~2001 - Phoenix Records in Hamburg.

9 Ball in the Corner Pocket ! ~ 2001 & 2009 ~
Special Thanks to Eric Turner and Bill Lordan & Manager Peter Bennett

Live Your Dream! ~ 2001 Second edition released
2001 Souzaphone Records Publishing Company ASCAP

Live Your Dream! ~ 2000 & 2009

The Tropics "Still Get a Chill" First Edition 2000

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Playback - 1995

Leon Patillo ~ "Don't Give In" Myrrh Records 1982
Former Santana keyboard player...

Darrel Mansfield "Get Ready" 1981 Gospel Album @

Chi Coltrane ~ Silk and Steel ~ AVI Records 1980

Torill - Over and Over - AVI Records 1979

Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman (native American actor)
"Custer Died for Our Sins" 1978

Gale Force II ~ Fantasy Records 1977

.Gale Force "Blown Away!" Fantasy Records 1976

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers ~ Shelter Records 1976 .

White Witch "A Spiritual Greeting" Capricorn Records ~ 1974

Talkin' Bout Love ~ The Tropics 1969

Groovy Christmas ~ The Tropics ~ 1968

Time (Take The Time) ~ The Tropics ~ 1968

Black Jacket Woman ~ The Tropics 1966

It's You I'll Miss ~ The Tropics 1966

I Want More ~ The Tropics ~ 1965



Charlie Souza is a bass player, vocalist, performer, writer and producer who has been in the business over four decades. His music has been released on Columbia, Atlantic, Polydor, Fantasy and Laurie Records. FORTRESS on Atlantic Records was an '80s melodic metal group and still is a cult favorite in Europe with a release on Wounded Bird Records in 2008, FORTRESS "Hands in the Till". With releases on independent Souzaphone Records and Phoenix Records in Europe, Charlie has recently filmed and recorded a Live DVD with the NEW RASCALS "NEW RASCALS RELOADED".

Charlie has toured with the NEW RASCALS Featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Dino Danelli and Gene Cornish with Bill Pascali (formerly of the Vanilla Fudge), and is also playing dates in Florida with his band, THE NEW TROPICS (TNT).

Charlie has also toured, collaborated and recorded with Tom Petty; Greg Allman; Bill Champlin of Chicago; Mike Pinera, Malcolm Jones and Joe Lala of Blues Image; Cactus; White Witch; Gale Force with producer Wayne Henderson of The Jazz Crusaders; Native American actor Floyd Red Crow Westerman; Santana keyboardist Leon Patillo; and the Darrell Mansfield Christian Band and Fred Willard among many others.

Charlie has also teamed up with former Robin Trower and Sly & The Family Stone drummer Bill Lordan, with saxophonist Adrian Tapia of Boz Scaggs, and original Tropics guitarist, recording artist Eric Turner (Fortress) on albums Live Your Dream” and "9 Ball in the Corner Pocket. These two CDs were recorded in Anaheim and Hollywood, California. Charlie's song Carry Me Back to St. Petersburg off his New Tropics "Livin' in Paradise" CD, recorded in Tampa Bay area studios, was voted the winner of the official city song contest.

Charlie also has a book coming out entitled "Live Your Dream!" More info at