14 September 1952, Dallas, Texas, USA. As a teenager Nulisch played harmonica and sang with R&B and soul bands, always finding a strong connection with the blues. As a child he listened to artists such as Jimmy McCracklin, Freddie King and near-neighbour Jimmie Vaughan. Starting in the late 70s, Nulisch sang with Anson Funderburghs Rockets, making several recordings with them during his seven years with the band. He was also with Mike Morgans Crawl before moving to Massachusetts to join Ronnie Earls Broadcasters. Towards the end of 1990, Nulisch decided to launch his solo career and he quickly built a reputation not only with audiences but among his peers and singers of an earlier generation, notably James Cotton with whom he toured in the 90s.
Nulischs repertoire ably blends emotional soul with lively R&B and Chicago-style blues, all of it reformed to suit his distinctive singing voice. Additionally, some of...