The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": blues rock blues classic rock southern rock rock texas blues Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Lyrics Official Homepage Wikipedia


Formed in Texas, USA, in 1977, the Thunderbirds originally comprised Jimmie Vaughan (20 March 1951, Dallas, Texas, USA; guitar), Kim Wilson (b. 6 January 1951, Detroit, Michigan, USA; vocals/harmonica), Keith Ferguson (b. 23 July 1946, Houston, Texas, USA, d. 29 April 1997; bass) and Mike Buck (b. 17 June 1952; drums). They emerged from the post-punk vacuum with a solid, unpretentious brand of R&B. Their debut album, The Fabulous Thunderbirds aka Girls Go Wild, offered a series of powerful original songs as well as sympathetic cover versions, including a vibrant reading of Slim Harpo’s ‘Baby Scratch My Back’. This mixture has sustained the group throughout its career, although it took a move from Chrysalis Records to the Epic label to provide the success that their exciting music deserved. The Thunderbirds line-up has undergone some changes, with former Roomful Of Blues drummer Fran Christina (b. 1 February 1951, Westerly, Rhode Island, USA)...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Email alerts for products
by The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Email Icon
To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)