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Lucero



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Hometown: Memphis, TN (USA)

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Lucero began quite humbly with vocalist/guitarist Ben Nichols and guitarist Brian Venable. They wanted to play quiet country-influenced songs at punk rock shows. Nichols did the obligatory punk rock route playing in a couple of bands. Venable did the obligatory punk route sans the "playing in a couple bands." Bassist John Stubblefield and drummer Roy Berry had bounced around local Memphis bands since what feels like the days of the Carter administration; and Berry has had his thumb in just about every musical pie one could imagine. The band started out drummer-less and with a violinist on board, playing to your garden-variety "20 or so friends" crowds. Parties, the warehouse, bars that are now memories, the usual. Over the years the crowd grew, and so did the touring schedule. Not to mention the band grew into it's own, broader sound.


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Lucero Women & Work

Lucero

Women & Work (2012)

ATO Records

Lucero 1372 Overton Park

Lucero

1372 Overton Park (2009)

Universal Republic

Lucero / Titus Andronicus live in St. Louis

Lucero / Titus Andronicus

live in St. Louis (2009)

live show

Lucero The Attic Tapes [reissue]

Lucero

The Attic Tapes [reissue] (2006)

EastWest / Liberty & Lament

City Mouse f/ Lucero Stories of City Mouse [7 inch]

City Mouse f/ Lucero

Stories of City Mouse [7 inch] (2006)

Fasano

Lucero Rebels, Rogues, & Sworn Brothers

Lucero

Rebels, Rogues, & Sworn Brothers (2006)

EastWest / Liberty and Lament

Lucero Nobody's Darlings

Lucero

Nobody's Darlings (2005)

EastWest / Lament

Avail / Lucero live in Richmond

Avail / Lucero

live in Richmond (2005)

live show

The Weakerthans / Lucero / Murder By Death Live in Providence

The Weakerthans / Lucero / Murder By Death

Live in Providence (2004)

live show

Lucero That Much Further West

Lucero

That Much Further West (2003)

Tiger Style

Lucero Tennessee

Lucero

Tennessee (2002)

Madjack

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