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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Various Refers
FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS
Austin, Texas, USA
*  1975

Line-Up:

FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS (photo)
 

Kim Wilson - voc,hca
David Grissom - g
Kid Ramos - g
Danny Kortchmar - g
Harvey Brooks - bg
Gene Taylor - kb
Johnny Moeller - g
Jay Moeller - ds

Former Members:

Jimmie Vaughan (g, 1975-90); Duke Robillard (g, cca 1991); Kid Bangam (g, cca 1991)
Keith Ferguson (bg, 1975-cca 1982); Preston Hubbard (bg, cca 1986-cca 1991)
Mike Buck (ds, 1975-80); Fran Christina (ds, 1980-cca 1995)
Junior Brantley (kb, ?-1986)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Fabulous Thunderbirds10/1979 Takoma
2.What's The Word18.04.1980Chrysalis
3.Butt Rockin'3/1981 Chrysalis
4.T-Bird Rhythm
produced by: Nick Lowe
12.11.1982Chrysalis
5.Tuff Enuff3/1986 CBS 13
6.Hot Number7/1987 CBS 49
7.Portofolio
(2LP)
7/1987 Chrysalis
8.Powerful Stuff4/1989 CBS 118
9.Live from London01.07.1991
10.Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk12/1991 CBS
11.Hot Stuff - Greatest Hits12/1993 Sony Europe
12.Roll Of The Dice9/1995 Private
13.High Water18.08.1997Private/BMG
14.This Night In L.A.12.06.2001Valley Entertainment
15.Live09.10.2001Sanctuary
16.Tacos Deluxe23.09.2003Benchmark
17.Extended Versions25.10.2004Collectables
18.Painted On14.06.2005Tone Cool
19.On the Verge19.03.2013Severn
20.The Bad & Best of the Fabulous Thunderbirds03.12.2013Repertoire
21.Taste of Chicago: Live '8927.11.2015Silver Dollar Music
22.Strong Like That26.08.2016Megaforce

Jimmy Vaughan:

1. Family Style
2. Strange Pleasure
3. Out There
4. Do You Get The Blues?
5. Essential Jimmie Vaughan
6. On the Jimmy Reed Highway
7. Big Town Playboy
8. Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites
9. Jimmie Vaughan Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites

Kim Wilson:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Smokin' Joint31.07.2001M.C.
2.Memphis Barbecue Sessions
& Big Jack Johnson
26.02.2002M.C.
3.Lookin' for Trouble10.06.2003M.C.
4.Tigerman / That's Life07.07.2009Retroworld
5.Driftin' from Town to Town
& Barrelhouse Chuck
04.06.2013Sirens
6.For Pops: A Tribute To Muddy Waters
& Mud Morganfield
19.08.2014Severn

Kid Ramos:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Two Hands One Heart10/1995 Rip Cat
2.Greasy Kid Stuff09.10.2001Evidence

David Grissom:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Loud Music15.07.2008
2.10,000 Feet17.03.2009White Lode
3.Way Down Deep22.11.2011White Lode

Johnny Moeller:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.BlooGaLoo!20.04.2010Severn

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.You Ain't Nothing But Fine / She's Tuff / Scratch My Back15.02.1980Chrysalis
2.The Crawl / Last Call For Alcohol4/1980 Chrysalis
3.Sugar Coated Love / Los Fabulous Thunderbirds6/1980 Chrysalis
4.Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White / I Believe I'm In Love10.04.1981Chrysalis
5.Tuff Enuff / Look At That, Look At That4/1986 Epic 10
6.Wrap It Up / True Love8/1986 CBS 50
7.I Don't Care / Why Got Up11/1986 CBS
8.Stand Back / It Takes A Big Man To Cry6/1987 CBS 76
9.How Do You Spell Love / Love In Common11/1987 CBS
10.Wasted Tears / It Comes To Me Naturally2/1988 CBS
11.Powerful Stuff / Tutti Frutti
& Little Richard,
("Cocktail" OST)
8/1988 Elektra 65
12.Knock Yourself Out / Emergency4/1989 CBS

Jimmie Vaughan:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Tick Tock
(Vaughan Brothers)
9/1990 Epic
2.Good Texan1991
3.Like A King06.07.1998Epic

Various:

appeared on the LP:

Carlos Santana: Havana Moon (4/83, Columbia)

Jimmie Vaughan:

appeared on the LP:

Don Henley: Inside Job (23.5.00, Warner Bros)
Curtis Salgado: Soul Activated (9.1.01, Shanachie)
Double Trouble: Been A Long Time (6.2.01, Tone-Cool)
Delbert McClinton: Prick Of The Litter (27.1.17)

Awards:

1990 Grammy Awards
- Best Rock Instrumental Performance (track "D/FW", Vaughan Brothers)
- Best Contemporary Blues Recording (LP "Family Style", Vaughan Brothers)
1996 Grammy Awards - Best Rock Instrumental Performance (track "SRV Shuffle", & Eric Clapton & Bonnie Raitt & Robert Cray & B.B. King & Buddy Guy & Dr John & Art Neville)
2001 Grammy Awards - Best Traditional Blues Album ("Do You Get The Blues?")

David Grissom:

appeared on the LP:

Buddy Guy: Feels Like Rain (2/93, Silvertone)
John Mayall: Wake Up Call (31.5.93, Silvertone)
Montgomery Gentry: My Town (27.8.02, Columbia)
Joe Ely: Streets Of Sin (15.7.03, Rounder)

Kim Wilson:

appeared on the LP:

Elvin Bishop: The Blues Roll On (23.9.08, Delta Groove)

Press References:

Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19896 183profile
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1980502.02.198032Caught In The Actgig review
1980715.02.198024Singlessingle review
19801115.03.198027interview
19811114.03.198119Albumsalbum review
19811511.04.198113Singlessingle review
19824613.11.198219Albumsalbum review
19831005.03.198324It's Alivegig review
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19978 82Atlanta 1997gig review