Guitariste Rock 'n' Roll US né Mathias Nicholas Nastos en 1936, Nick Nastos a fait parti des Comets de Bill Haley. Il est décédé d'un cancer le 28 Avril 1995.

Mathias Nicholas Nastos was one of Bill Haley's guitar player. He recorded himself in the early 60's ("Bulldoggin' the steel") then joined The Comets in 1964 for a short while. In '65 he formed his own band, Nick Nantos & The Fireballers, and recorded an LP with instrumentals ("Guitars On Fire"). Back in Haley's Comets in the late 60's, he became the lead guitar player of the band and was occasionally on Vocals, like on this great version of "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" recorded live in Sweden in 1971. He was the father of country folk singer Sia LaBelle.

Talents : Guitar, Steel Guitar

Style musical : Rock 'n' Roll

 

Bulldoggin' The Steel (1962) (Nick Nastos)

Mr. Peacock (1963) (Nick Nantos & His Fireballers)

OLD MAN ROCK (1963) (Nick Nantos & His Fireballers)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

Single & EP

1962 SP ARCADE 177 (US) .

Jack Howard * - Faithfull Guitar / Bulldoggin' The Steel

1963 EP Summit LSE 2042 (UK) Nick Nantos & His Fireballers - Guitars On Fire - Mr. Peacock / Jazz Banana / Old Man Rock / Limbo Island

* Bien que crédité à Jack Howard, ces pistes étaient par Nick Nastos (aka Nick Master).

* Although credited to Jack Howard, these tracks were in fact instrumentals by Nick Nastos (aka Nick Masters).

Albums

1964 LP 12" Strand SL 1097 (US) Guitars On Fire - Nick Nantos & His Fireballers - Mr. Peacock / Jazz Banana / Movin' / Brother John / Walkin' / Big Talk / St. Louis Blues / Old Man Rock / Ebb Tide / Limbo Island / Cleopatra Dance / Tweet Twa Two
1964 LP 12" Summit ATL 4114 (UK) Guitars On Fire - Nick Nantos & His Fireballers - Mr. Peacock / Jazz Banana / Movin' / Brother John / Walkin' / Big Talk / St. Louis Blues / Old Man Rock / Ebb Tide / Limbo Island / Cleopatra Dance / Tweet Twa Two

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