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Southern Sons was an Australian rock band, formed in MelbourneVictoria in by members of The State along with lead vocalist and guitarist Irwin Thomaswho was then using the stage name Jack Jones. Southern Sons were established in after the members of the group The State joined New York-born, RastaManChant - Bob Marley & The Wailers - Reggae Legends, year-old guitar prodigy Jack Jones.
The group signed a record deal by Glenn Wheatley on his labelWheatley Records. In Novemberthe single " Always and Ever " was released as well as Sun Goes Down - Various - Bravo Hits 91 group's debut self-titled album, Southern Sons peaked at number 5 on the ARIA albums chart.
The song peaked at number Nothing But the Truthwas released in November and came with the departure of guitarist Peter Bowman. The album's third single " You Were There " peaked at number 6 in May Southern Sons' third and final studio album, Zonewas released in The band split up in The marriage ended in divorce. He reverted to his birth name of Irwin Thomas some years ago, and has recorded under that name with a new band.
From untilhe was involved with Melbourne band Electric Mary, releasing new music independently. Donati Watching You - Live - Southern Sons - Southern Sons The Video (VHS) currently living and working in Los Angeles, running clinics and recording with a variety of artists including Steve Vai. He was a member of U.
He has performed on many other artists albums as a session musician. Geoff Cain spent several years living in Spain, then returned to Australia. He is now living back in Warrnambool with his family, and is involved in his local music scene. Peter Bowman left the band before the release of Nothing But the Truth. Since leaving Southern Sons, Bowman has pursued songwriting and record production in the independent music sector, most notably working with Debra Byrne on her Sleeping Child album.
A reunion tour is in the works. Update: Jack Jones is back. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Southern Sons. Main article: Southern Sons album. Archived from the original on 29 August Retrieved 15 August Hung Medien. Retrieved 31 July Top peaks to December Ryan, Gavin Australia's Music Charts — The HP column displays the highest peak reached. Jack Jones Virgil Donati.
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