TOM - Lead Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin


 
Tom is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Legendary Murphys and an award-winning songwriter. He was the front man of the popular Long Island country-rock band White Lightning which featured his original songs. In addition to guitar, he plays several other instruments including the fiddle.

Originally from: Deer Park, NY

Stage Gear:  Fender Telecaster, Acoustic Taylor 605-CS Guitar, Ovation Mandolin, Hohner Harmonica, Fender Twin Reverb Amp, 
Barcus Berry Violin

Musical Influences:  Chicago, Eagles, The Beatles, Dan Fogelberg, bluegrass music, 1970s singer/songwriter, Hank Williams, Jonathan Edwards, The Band, Merle Haggard, Creedence Clearwater Revival, country rock, The Doors, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Todd Rundgren, Jackson Browne  

5 Favorite Songs:
God Only Knows (Beach Boys)
Entire 2nd side of Abbey Road (Beatles)
She’s Leaving Home (Beatles)
This Love Will Carry (Dougie MacLean)
Same Old Lang Syne (Dan Fogelberg)

5 Favorite Albums:
Abbey Road (Beatles)
Chicago II (Chicago)
Netherlands (Dan Fogelberg)
On The Border (Eagles)
Chronicles (Creedence Clearwater Revival)