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Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks / Bio

GENE CASEY is a singer-songwriter-guitarist whose songs and performances have been featured on the soundtrack to TV shows and feature films. A mainstay on the east coast roots rock circuit since the late 1980s, Gene and his band the LONE SHARKS have “played – and torn up -- virtually every roadhouse, bar, and honky-tonk from Manhattan to Montauk” (Bop! Magazine) and produced five CDs of original songs that reflect his deep immersion in the classic rockabilly, C&W and R&B tradition.

Gene’s songs and performances have been used on the soundtrack to episodes of the FX Network’s acclaimed TV show “JUSTIFIED" in 2010 and 2012 and in a feaure film "The Tall Man" starring Jessica Biel in 2012.

Re. 2008's CD, “What Happened” Baylis Greene in The East Hampton STAR’s wrote: “Mr. Casey has explored the more rewarding corners of country and western music and its progeny and come up with a disc that remains thematically of a piece — love, sex, and what the hell goes wrong — while he and the boys change speeds with practically each song in turn.”

20 Time Winners of the Dan's Paper's Best of the Best Reader's Poll.

PURCHASE Gene & the Sharks CDs, "Untrained" (2012); "What Happened" (2008) and "Rhythm & Twang" (2009)at CDBaby.com

General Info

Band Members
Gene Casey, guitar; Chris Ripley, drums; Paul Scher, tenor sax; Tony Palumbo, Brian Sears, Stan Mitchell
Artist Name
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/genecaseythelonesharks
Active Since
06/88
Genres
Singer Songwriter / rockabilly / R&B

Contact Info

Location
Greenport, NY
Manager
Larry Fine Agency

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