Toney Ventura

Toney Ventura


Toney is a guitar players guitar player. He's got a Michael Hedges, Leo Kottke, Carlos Santana, Beatles/Zeppliny thingy going on. You will hear the "Toney Wall of Sound" and his many vocal styles and some amazing Harmonica. You will hear an artist that knows his instruments. A Must See, for sure.

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1997 "No Way" Toney Debut full length solo CD release
1996 Cerulean Blue by Nora O'Connor (Uncommon Underground Records) Featured performer, guitar, harmonica, and vocals
1995 Uncommon Ground Coffeehouse Sampler (Uncommon Underground Records) "Lost My Marbles", recorded live at Uncommon Ground* Chicago, Illinois "Oma", Toney on Guitar and Vocals with Nora O'Connor, recorded live at Uncommon Ground* Chicago, IL
1992 In Your Ear* A Compilation of Original Music from Carbondale, Illinois (IMN)Toney Ventura "Rockin' Dude"
1991 'Shakin' In Our Boots' Toney Ventura Cassette single release
1990 Declaration of Independents* CD Compilation (CD Compilation (CD Review & IMN)Toney Ventura "Lost My Marbles"
1971 Everything Is Beautiful* Vinyl Release Lawndale Mennonite Choir Featured Performer, drums, guitar, and vocals. Also features several other members of the Ventura family

Set List

A Day in the life, The Beatles
And I love her, The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun, The Beatles
I Should have known better, The Beatles
Norwegian Wood, The Beatles
She's A Woman, The Beatles
You Can't Do That, The Beatles
You've got to hide your love away, The Beatles
Up on the Roof, Carol King
Candy-O, The Cars
Wild World, Cat Stevens
Spooky, Classic IV
South City Midnight Lady, Doobbie Brothers
Little Martha, Duane Allman
All along the watchtower, Bob Dylan
Summertime, Gershwin
Truckin', Greatful Dead
Everybody's Talkin', Harry Nielson
The Water Song, Hot Tuna
Lay Down Sally, JJ Cale
Never can say goodbye, Jackson 5
Fire & Rain, James Taylor
Sweet Baby James, James Taylor
You Can Close your eyes, James Taylor
Don’t Mess Around With Jim, Jim Croce
Country Road, John Denver
The Rain Song, Led Zepplin
You Didn't have to be so nice, Lovin' Spoonful
Heart of Gold, Neil Young
Sugar Mountain, Neil Young
Tell Me Why, Neil Young
Junk, Paul McCartney
Punky's Dilemma