Just who is Tom Guernsey anyway???
An aging "60’s" Washington D.C. rock star?
The Hangmen, The Reekers.
A writer, arranger, and record producer?
Wrote, arranged and produced #1 record for Hangmen/Reekers in 1967, “What A Girl Can’t Do”…(check out The Reekers and The Hangmen on youtube through the links listed at the bottom of this page)...worked for numerous record companies as an artist & producer...Monument, Rujac, United Artists, TK Records/Sunshine Sound, Chelsea Records, K.C. & The Sunshine Band.
A clever jingle writer and film score arranger?
Over 300 hundred jingles, T.V. spots, and commercials.
A children’s music writer & producer?
A reclusive guitarist?
Playing solo jazz guitar in Portland, Oregon bars & clubs.
Just who is that enigmatic man (as they say in The Wizard Of Oz) "behind the curtain"?
Frankly, it depends on what kind of mood he’s in….. and now comes his first collection of original contemporary country tunes, some written by Tom, and some written with the help of a few pretty darn good writers including Jen Smith (Naked Blue), Lois McDuffee, Steve Ward, Dave Rosen and performed by some mighty fine musicians. Here it is:
“ROCK THIS HEARTACHE”
And “rock” it does!!