Racky Thomas
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The best kept secret in music

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“Close your eyes and you’d think you were listening to an older, larger blues veteran…this band has the verve and juice to go national.” – The Boston Herald


“classy blues…vintage harp” – The Boston Globe

“Thomas’ voice has a deep, resonant tone worthy of an older, more weathered blues veteran.”
- Boston Blues Society

“These tunes will be new blues classics…soulful songwriting, classic horn arrangements and guest musicianship” - The Blues Audience

“An artist to watch out for, remember where you heard it first.” Tony Burke – Blues & Rhythm Magazine – UK

“….a tough harp blower with a suitably lived in voice.” Phil Wight – Blues & Rhythm Magazine – UK

“…the stuff is good!” Peter “Fish” Case – WKVT – Brattleboro, VT

“Live, I’ll bet he really can blow the house down” – Phil Wight – Blues & Rhythm Magazine,UK

“Solid straight-ahead blues.” Kris Handel – bluenight.com

“…an amazingly authentic band with lots of grit & soul.” Charlie Lange – Blubeat Music

“…brings back memories of veterans of the genre.” Dietmar Hoscher – Concerto.at

“…one helluva band.” Joe Hajjar – Owner/proprietor – The Yardrock, Quincy, MA.

“Why this band is just a regional act is mystifying.” – Charlie Lange – Bluebeat Music


- Various


Discography

Solo performances are featured on 2 The Racky Thomas Band Cd's :

Last Of The Big Spenders - 1999
Troubled All The Time - 2000

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Bio

Hailing from the "live free or die state", Racky grew up in Wolfeboro on Lake Winnipesaukee. He was born in 1969, but he sounds as if he has been playing the Blues since the late forties.

He attended Berkelee College of Music in 1987 and graduated in 1991. Since then, Racky has been active on the New England music scene leading The Racky Thomas Band as well as playing solo gigs.

During the 90's he spent time in Denmark, playing gigs in Copenhagen. He has also played in Japan and at the Bisopstock Blues Festival in England.

More information is available on the website and the band EPK - www.sonicbids.com/rackythomas