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Genres You Will Love
Moods: Mood: Angry Metal/Punk: Proto-Punk Rock: Garage Rock

By Location
United States - Rhode Island

Links
Chicago Vin Earnshaw Official Website

the Chicago Vin Coalition

Chicago Vin is a Singer / Songwriter and veteran east coast side-man. Steeped in Blues, Rockabilly, & Punk, He sites the Blues Masters, The Million Dollar Quartet, Hank Williams, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Ramones, & The New York Dolls / Heartbreakers as influences. Chicago Vin has been driving Hippies crazy in the clubs, with his brand of Rock & Roll since 1975. He is currently fronting THE CHICAGO VIN COALITION doing just that, as one pundit put it,playing "Raw Pounding Garage Music". Chicago Vin began his career with The Luther Johnson Chicago Blues Band. In the late 70’s, he formed The Delinquents, recording the EP, “It Is What It Ain’t”, before joining Jack Smith & The Rockabilly Planet recording two CDs on Ruckus & Flying Fish/Rounder Records, featuring legendary twang-master, Jerry Miller (J. Geils/ Ellen Jewel). After Jack Smith retired from the music business in 1990, Chicago Vin went on to join Loaded Dice, the former backup band for Louisiana harmonica legend, Lazy Lester, recording their CD “Loaded Dice” for Schoolkids Records. In 1991 he met & recorded with drummer Jerry Nolan (NY Dolls / Heartbreakers) playing bass & guitar on what would prove to be Jerry’s last session. In 2001, he joined The Greg Allen Group in NYC, recording the CD, “Just for You” with Johnny Rao (David Johansen/ Helen Schneider) on guitar. He has also had the occasion to back such notable musicians as Sonny Burgess & Paul Burlison, James Montgomery, Lazy Lester, Delta Bluesman CeDell Davis, Hubert Sumlin, & Sleepy La Beef. In 2003, Chicago Vin began studying acting at The Perishable Theater Arts School in Providence RI. He is featured in the Showtime series, Brotherhood, Ridley Scott's Tell-Tale, & the ABC TV series, Body of Proof, starring Dana Delany & Jeri Ryan.