Too Slim & The Taildraggers
Too Slim and the Taildraggers will celebrate the 30th Anniversary since their inception in 2016. After 30 years and countless gigs, Too Slim and the Taildraggers remain as untamed and menacing as ever.
*Brian Owens of Blues Music Magazine calls them; ”one of the finest original Blues Rock trios performing today.”
*Writer Graham Clarke of Blues Bytes wrote; "Too Slim (Tim Langford) is not only a master of slide guitar, but he's also a composer of the highest regard. A supremely talented performer and composer who ranks with the best that blues/rock has to offer."
*Rick Allen of Vintage Guitar Magazine remarks; "If it is possible to be a natural-born guitarist, Langford fits the description." *Doug Hill, of the Norman Transcript says: "Too Slim's Anthology could be a 21st century Exiles on Main Street. Exciting stuff!"
*Too Slim and the Taildraggers new release “Blood Moon” will hit the streets in early 2016.
Too Slim and the Taildraggers 2014 release Anthology was voted #1 Album of the Year by the Blues Matters Writers poll. The release “Blue Heart” recorded in Nashville with Producer Tom Hambridge, rose to #3 on Billboards Top Blues Album Chart in 2013 and was nominated for Blues Rock Album of the Year at the 2015 Blues Blast music Awards. Their 2012 release Shiver was nominated for Blues Rock Album of the Year by the Blues Foundation at the 2012 Blues Music Awards in Memphis TN. Too Slim and the Taildraggers last three releases have also charted consistently in the top 10 on Billboards Top Blues Album Charts. Too Slim and the Taildraggers have received Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards by The Washington Blues Society, The Cascade Blues Society and the Inland Empire Blues Society. Band Leader Tim Langford has also received numerous Best Band, Best Guitarist, Best Album and Readers Poll Awards from all three Blues Societies and NW Media. Too Slim and the Taildraggers music have also been featured on MTV’s series, The Real World and Road Rules. Tim “Too Slim” Langford’s image is on permanent display in the Country Music Hall of Fame in an exhibit by photographer Carla Ciuffo.
The fact that Too Slim and the Taildraggers high energy Blues Rock has been thrilling audiences for 30 years is a testament to the professionalism and validity that this band offers. The bands ever evolving musical direction cannot easily be classified into any box or category. Based in Nashville Tennessee, Too Slim is backed by the some of the best musicians Nashville has to offer with Eric “Stretch” Hanson Bass/Vocals and Jeff “Shakey” Fowlkes on Drums/Vocals.