Robustos, The New Authentic (Beatville Records 1999)
- Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, is the energetic reggae/pop of The Robustos. Backed by a full horn section and
the exciting vocals of Tonya Abernathy, The New Authentic is a real crowd-pleaser.
In addition to lead singer Tonya, the band includes Bob Birdsong on keyboards and vocals, Andy Bower on drums, Rob Kincheloe on guitar and vocals, Jonathan Lloyd on trombone and vocals, Chad Paulin on trumpet, Brett Rakestraw on sax, and Jay Wallace on upright bass.
The band has an up-tempo, swinging reggae feel that moves beyond the classic Jamaican sound. And Tonya's voice soars on such tracks as "My Heart & Soul," "Don't Be Down," and the classic, "I Heard It Through The Grapevine."
For a strong serving from a new band, look for The New Authentic.
For more information, contact:
Beatville Records, Inc.
Post Office Box 42462
Washington, D.C. 20015
- Randy Krbechek © 1999
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