Sonny Rhodes is one of the blues world's great original characters. He deliver asmoking mix of contemporary blues.
For the past five decades he has garnered well deserved accolades from his contemporaries,peers, and fans worldwide.
Sonny is a genuineTexas bluesman, blistering instrumentalist, Rhodes is a gritty singer with a real passion for the music
he performs, one of the very fewartists in the blues history who play the lap-steel guitar, an instrument who that gives to
hismusic a unique sound.On stage,with some of themost colorful suits, Sonny is an unforgettable dashing figure, that provides a contrast to the gritty power of the songs hewrites and themusic hemakes. Throughout the past 50 years,Rhodes has recorded over four hundred songs with a very versatile repertoire from ballads, soul, R&B, deep blues, and some of the
jumpin’est shuffles you’ll ever dance to.
Sonny’s music is powerful and deeply emotional. His gravel voice is a perfect compliment to the raw edged Texas blues sound of his guitar and lap steel guitar style of playing. He has been honoured by the Smithsonian Institute for his contribution to the Arts and nominated for many W.C. Handy Awards, and honoured by The American Congress
with the title of Blues Legend….and the story continues