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“I knew we could make music that drew in other people our age, while still appealing to those who grew up with this kind of music.” – Bo Howard, Naked Gypsy Queens bassist.
The Georgia Thunderbolts’ debut album features their scorching signature style steeped in soulful southern swagger, blistering blues, and raw rock.
“Heavy Shoes is a metaphor for something that is weighing you down. That feeling of every step being heavier than the last and not being able to carry the baggage any further. Heavy Shoes was the first song I had written for the album, and kind of a template we wanted to use for the rest of the record. Heavy, bluesy, straight ahead and honest.” – Chris Tapp
Talking with TJ was like shooting the bull with an old friend. A humble and hard working man, openly giving credit where it’s due.
“The most important thing I learned from my dad was – he told me, ‘I don’t care how much money you make or how important you become, always treat everybody with the same respect.’”
The idea was for a group of close musical friends to have fun recording an album. Nailed it!