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Wilson and Kerr / Bio

Artist Biography - Tom Wilson

Tom was born and raised in Bremerton, across the water from Seattle, and had the great fortune of meeting up with future Emmy Award winning Singer/Songwriter/Musician Jeff Tassin
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The two friends started writing songs together in the early sixties during the British Invasion, while still in High School, Tom and Jeff teamed up with Rick Belyea on drums and Singer/Songwriters, Bill and John Carter to form the Spindle.

(Bill Carter) http://www.billcarterandtheblame.com/?page_id=13
along with his band, "the Blame" recently appeared and performed on the David Letterman Show Bill Carter and Johnny Depp on Letterman) http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=bill+cater+and+johnny+depp+on+letterman&qpvt=bill+cater+and+johnny+depp+on+letterman&FORM=VDRE .
Bill was also elected into the Austin Music Awards Hall of fame.

Early home recordings with Jeff's dad, Harold Tassin at the controls landed the Spindle a recording contract with Jerden Records http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8441 in Seattle, along with acts such as ‘The Bards', Jeff Afton and the Sonics, Springfield Flute' and George Washington and the Cherry Bombs. The Spindle enjoyed the success of a couple single releases, most notably with a song called, ‘Little Lies', written by Jeff Tassin, John Carter and Tom Wilson. These original recordings have been recently released on two separate CDs...

The song, "Little Lies" (song #26) is available on: The Northwest Battle of the Bands, Volume 2.
More info can be found on: The History of Northwest Rock Vol. 3: Psychedelic Seattle.

According to Green Mountain Records - Underground Seattle Rock:

"The Spindle provide us with a perfect example of an early branching of the new rock sensibility-and a tune that really shoulda been a hit! The band's classic "Little Lies" explores a sort of middle path somewhere between Beatles-influenced pop and an exuberant folk-rock akin to San Francisco pioneers, the Beau Brummels. Charming stuff."

Tom Wilson Discography

1967 - Little Lies
1968 - Because I Love You
1977 - Songmakers
1991 - Milestones
2000 - I Love Her That Way (The Nooners)
2001 - Leave it to Chance (The Nooners)
2003 - Incognito - Live at Destinos
2004 - Sensual Probability
2007 - River on the Rocks
2008 - Bred to Jam for Bread (Producer - Songwriter Collection for charity)
2010 - Baked From Scratch
2012 - Before This Day is Through

Tom has recently been collaborating with Singer/Songwriter/Musician, Chuck Kerr. Their first release, Before This Day is Through http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/wilsonandkerr4 is and upbeat, positive and eclectic collection of Americana originals and is currently available as CD and as each individual song cut on CD BABY. Tom and Chuck are currently working on their 2nd set of tunes some of which are already uploaded on CD BABY.

All of the above listed CDs and books are available on line or can be ordered at any Bookstore by title. My website is in progress. In the interim, I would be glad to take and fill orders by Mail @ Nooners85@hotmail.com. You can order a copy and I can gain a new friend...

General Info

Band Members
Tom Wilson and Chuck Kerr
Artist Name
Wilson and Kerr
Profile Page
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Singer Songwriter / Americana / Acoustic

Contact Info

Belfair, WA
Aileen Wilson (Pronounced (A-Leen) 1-360-275-02831-206-459-2118

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