Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tim Easton


























Artist:  Tim Easton
Born:  April 25, 1966.  Lewiston, New York, USA
Genre:  Rock, Alternative, Folk, Country, Blues, Alternative Country, Adult Alternative Pop, Indie Rock, Americana
Occupation:  Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Instruments:  Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Piano, Bass, Mandolin, Harmonica

Tim Easton is an American Singer and Songwriter.  He was influenced by a combination of Pop Icons (The Beatles, Kiss) and Bluegrass/Folk Legends (Doc Watson, John Prine).  He formed the band Kosher Spears while at college,  In 1990s he joined The Haynes Boys and the band split up in 1996, and he started on a solo career.  In 2007, he joined Leeroy Stagger and Evan Phillips, performing as Easton, Stagger, Phillips (ESP).  He was nominated for the 9th Annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Award for "Best Americana Song" with "Burgundy Red".  His album won for Best Album Packaging.














Title:  American Folk  (2016)
Genre:  Rock, Alternative, Folk, Country, Blues, Alternative Country, Adult Alternative Pop, Indie Rock, Americana
Label:  Last Chance Records
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.  Right Before Your Own Eyes  (4:14)
 2.  Killing Time  (4:23)
 3.  Elmore James  (2:27)
 4.  Gatekeeper  (3:15)
 5.  Burning Star  (3:37)
 6.  Alaskan Bars, Pt. 1  (4:21)
 7.  Now Vs. Now  (4:15)
 8.  On My Way  (4:41)

Personnel:

Tim Easton:  Vocals, Guitar
Michael Rinne:  Electric & Upright Bass
Jon Redford:  Drums, Percussion
Robbie Crowell:  Piano, Hammond Organ, Wurlitzer, Vibraphone, Saxophone
Larissa Maestro:  Cello on Track 4
Russ Pahl:  Pedal Steel
Ariel Bui, Emma Berkey, Larissa Maestro, Brian Wright, Megan Palmer:  Backing Vocals
P. Damphier:  Added Harmony, Percussion, Fender Rhodes

American Folk is an album by Tim Easton, was released on September 9, 2016 by Last Chance Records.

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