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The Taints are a Colorado based Roots-Rock band that features singer, songwriter, guitarist Steve Hohn. Their debut album "Taint Blues" for the Taxim label also features contributions from Nashville singer, songwriter, producer Fred James and Appalachian singer, songwriter Bleu Jackson. Like Little Feat, Credence Clearwater Revival, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and The Flying Burrito Brothers before them, The Taints mix up all of the American Roots Music styles (Rock, Country, Blues, Soul and Rockabilly) to come up with their own unique blend. The new rhythm section, comprised of Lenny Campanaro on drums and "Fingers" Farrell on bass, brings a new dimension to the group. These guys have all been around the block a time or two. The members of The Taints have previously worked with artists as diverse as The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Badfinger, Cold Blood, Dr. Hook, Ken Saydak, The Sam Lay Blues Band, Homesick James, Tommy Tutone, Iron Butterfly, Billy Joe Shaver and The Jelly Roll Kings, to name but a few.Taints

The Taints are a fresh new band with roots that dig deep into traditional Americana. There is something for all ages and lovers of all kinds of Roots Music. This is a band that can play a juke joint one night, a Country Music club the next, a listening room following that and finish off the week at a Rock festival. The band is presently hard at work on their second album and is taking tour dates for 2009-2010.

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