Lightnin Rod & The Thunderbolts
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  • Delta Time
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (02:54) [6.65 MB]
  • Life of a Bluesman
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:12) [9.63 MB]
  • Low Down Funky Blues
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:03) [6.98 MB]
  • What Was I Thinking
    Genre: Roots Rock
    MP3 (04:01) [9.18 MB]
  • When I Loved You
    Genre: Country Rock
    MP3 (02:27) [5.61 MB]
  • Addicted to Something
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (03:32) [8.08 MB]
  • Out of the Darkness
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (04:17) [9.82 MB]
  • What I Done Forgot
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (02:54) [6.66 MB]
  • When Love Comes Calling
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (02:58) [6.78 MB]
  • Broken Wing (For Jimi)
    Genre: Instrumental
    MP3 (03:34) [8.16 MB]
  • I-75 Highway Blues
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:12) [7.34 MB]
  • Close To You
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:38) [8.33 MB]
  • Black Widow
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:50) [8.77 MB]
  • Guilty of the Blues
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:42) [8.47 MB]
  • Bring You Back Home
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (05:00) [11.45 MB]
McPherson 12 string acoustic guitar
Biography
BIO
Lightnin Rod & The Thunderbolts

Rod’s music has been called “Bob Seger Meets Eric Clapton at Muddy Waters’ House”. But, those who try to pigeon-hole his music will be left scratching their heads. Always a blues rocker at heart, his music also has shades of soul, Motown, gospel and roots influences.

Josie Award Nominee in 2017 for Artist of the Year in the Jazz/Blues category, Gold Artist Award, & Grinde Award Winner. He also has had two #1 Mp3 chart toppers in two different genres.

In September of 2017 five songs from the latest album, “Delta Time”, charted in three different genres and “When I Loved You”, was the #1 downloaded song of the month for country radio.

He has shared the stage with members of the Allman Brothers, Bob Seger, The Steve Miller Band, Cher, Stevie Nicks, Steppenwolf, Chuck Berry, Robert Cray, The Temptations & Four Tops just to name a few.

In 2004, with the release of “All-American Blues”, radio stations around the world were playing Rod’s music. “Dreamful of Blues”, became a #1 MP3 song in the general blues category. His second release, “After The Storm” (2008), picked up where All-American Blues left off, with great reviews and airplay around the world. In 2009, he was awarded both the Grinde Award and Gold Artist Award for the CD and “I Guess I’ll Just Sing You The Blues”, went to #1on the Blues Radio UK Chart.

Rod’s 2014 album, “Guilty of The Blues”, was released to critical acclaim. Eight of the album’s thirteen songs charted on various blues & rock album charts. He has had great reviews from “Blues Matters”, “Blues Blast Magazine”, “The Sound Guardian”, “Rootstime”, “LaHora Del Blues” and other fine publications.

The Thunderbolts are a rare commodity of true musicianship lacking in today’s music scene.
Contact info:
Email: lightninrod@lightnin-rod.com
517-403-7609 or 606-485-4268
603 Natures Ct., Somerset. KY 42503
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  • Members:
    Lightnin Rod Wilson, Jimmy Seville, Greg Kitzmiller
  • Sounds Like:
    Bob Seger, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy
  • Influences:
    Bob Seger, Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
    11/24/14
  • Profile Last Updated:
    12/07/17 11:39:35
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