They founded The Porch Rockers, to create original music in the tradition of their mutual heroes; Muddy Waters, Hank Williams, B.B King, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.
In 1999 they released their debut self-titled CD. The band set out to capture the stripped down, live vibe of their club performances. The response to "The Porch Rockers" was excellent.
Jay Miller, Music Scene reporter for the Patriot Ledger wrote that "their music speaks with simple eloquence...their songs contain superbly swinging rhythms and lyrics that tell stories with wide resonance".
The success of their debut CD launched the Porch Rockers into the premier New England Night Club circuit featuring American Roots and Blues music. "The Porch Rockers" CD is now in its' second printing and still selling well.
In 2002 the band began the process of carefully writing, arranging and recording their latest release, Heard the News. These songs paint a more diverse musical landscape: From blues to country; roots to gospel. Their songs range from witty tales of finding romance to soulful sojourns in search of spiritual awakening.
The Porch Rockers and Co-Producer Chris Rival committed exceptional performances to tape, with spirited arrangements that convey the essence of each song. Heard the News is enhanced by guest artists Ian Kennedy on fiddle, Erica Rodney on vocals (Fatwall Jack), Ted Armstrong on Keyboards and Tom West (former Susan Tedsechi Band Keyboardist)
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1. Heard The News
2. Haven't Heard From You
3. Walking With Holes In My Shoes
4. When Do You Learn?
6. Maybe Took A Wrong Turn
7. Same Old Saturday Night
8. Juke Box Judy
9. Shed These Tears
10. Will You Be There
11. The Bridge
12. Extra, Extra