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DEAD ROCK STAR

 

ABOUT STEVE BASKIN

Absolute Power Pop says that Steve Baskin’s third full-length record, Dead Rock Star, is his best yet and dubbed it one of 2015’s early best. Pop Geek Heaven included Single Thing About You (Chinchilla) in their Best of 2015 compilation. International Pop Overthrow included the record on its Best of 2015 list.

Steve's sophomore effort, Naked, was nominated for Best College Rock Album 2017. Lie, from that album was nominated for Best Rock Ballad, and I Think I Love You was nominated for Best Cover Song.

Steve, an Atlanta-based singer/songwriter, has been writing and recording a unique blend of smart, energetic power pop and Americana rock and roll since his debut record a decade ago.

He started with the rock and the roll at a young age. Steve has played/toured/shared the stage with greats, Grammy Award winners and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees including Sam Moore (Sam & Dave), The Shirelles, Carla Thomas, Mary Wells, Percy Sledge, The Beach Boys, Cindy Wilson (B52s) and Rob Thomas among others.

STEVE BASKIN and BAND

 

STEVE performs as a solo acoustic artist and with BAND, a collection of some of Atlanta's finest musicians. 

 

Roger Brainard | Guitars
Michael Sherman | Bass, Vocals
Ken Ferguson | Keyboards, Vocals
Michael Lucker | Drums

 

 
 

The Music

 

 
 
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Dead Rock Star

Dead Rock Star is Steve Baskin's third full-length record. Absolute Power Pop, Pop Geek Heaven and International Pop Overthrow included Dead Rock on their Best of 2015 Lists.

Released in 2015.

 
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NAKED

Naked was nominated for 2017's Best College Rock Album by Just Plain Folks. In the same competition, Lie was nominated Best Rock Ballad and I Think I Love You, The Partridge Family's classic, was nominated for Best Cover Song. 

Released in 2009.

 
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I Sometimes Think

Steve wrote and performed every track on his debut record. The opening track, How I Feel, which he co-wrote with Trey Hollingsworth, was featured in Paste Magazine's coveted CD sampler.

Released in 2006.