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John Thomas Griffith

Name  John Griffith

John Thomas Griffith httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Born  April 3, 1960 (age 55) Lubbock, Texas, U.S (1960-04-03)
Occupation(s)  Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments  Guitar, keyboards, vocals
Associated acts  Cowboy Mouth; Red Rockers
Role  Singer · myspace.com/johnthomasgriffith
Music groups  Cowboy Mouth (Since 1990), Red Rockers
Albums  All You Need Is Live, Condition Red, Voodoo Shoppe, Are You with Me?, Schizophrenic Circus
Similar People  Fred LeBlanc, Paul Sanchez, Vance DeGeneres, Jim Reilly, Jonathan Pretus

John Thomas Griffith (born April 3, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter best known as a guitarist and vocalist for the band Cowboy Mouth. John Thomas Griffith first established himself on the American music scene in the early 1980s as lead singer and guitarist for the Red Rockers, co-writing their 1983 MTV hit "China".

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Griffith was born in Lubbock, Texas, and raised in Houston, but it was in Louisiana, while attending LSU in Baton Rouge, that he began his professional musical career. Finding a base in New Orleans, Griffith and friends started the early punk rock band Red Rockers. After a short but successful career highlighted by the "China" single and its album Good As Gold (1983), Red Rockers disbanded in early 1985.

Griffith formed Cowboy Mouth in 1990, and the band continues to tour with over a dozen full-length albums in its repertoire. Griffith released his first solo CD, Son of an Engineer, in 2000 on Laughing Gravy Music.

Known by most music fans as "JTG" or "Griff", John Thomas Griffith was inducted into Buddy magazine's Texas Guitar Hall of Fame in 1999, joining Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Eric Johnson, and others.

When not touring, he resides in Los Angeles, California, and scores motion picture soundtracks.

Cowboy Mouth Studio albums

  • Word of Mouth · 1992
  • It Means Escape · 1994
  • Are You with Me? · 1996
  • Word of Mouth (Remix!) · 1996
  • Mercyland · 1998
  • Easy · 2000
  • Uh-Oh · 2003
  • Voodoo Shoppe · 2006
  • Fearless . 2008
  • This Train . 2011
  • Go . 2014
  • Cowboy Mouth live albums and EPs

  • Mouthin' Off (Live & More) · 1993
  • Mouthin' Off (Live & More) (Remastered) · 1997
  • Cowboy Mouth LIVE! (limited edition 5-song EP issued with Mercyland) · 1998
  • Live in the X Lounge "Jenny Says" · 1998
  • All You Need Is Live · 2000
  • Live in the X Lounge "Easy" · 2000 & 2001
  • Uh Oh (5-song Preview EP) · 2003
  • Live at the Zoo · 2004
  • Mardi Gras • 2010
  • Cowboy Mouth live DVD

  • The Name of the Band is Cowboy Mouth · 2007
  • Red Rockers albums

  • Condition Red 1981
  • Good as Gold 1983
  • Schizophrenic Circus 1984
  • Solo Albums

  • Son of an Engineer 1987
  • Lonesome Travelers 2000
  • Aluminum 2001
  • Lonesome Travelers – Chicago Live 2003
  • Apples and Onions 2005
  • References

    John Thomas Griffith Wikipedia


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