Larry Brewer & The Rainmakers (classic rock)

By Herman Snell | Jul 18, 04 | 10:57 am | Profile

Larry T. Brewer was born in Chicago, Illinois (on May 21st). He began playing the guitar at the age of 9. He was inspired by the Beatles and and the British Invasion. "During that period, I just didn't care about American rock 'n roll. I wasn't interested in it at all. I listened to The Kinks, The Who, The Searchers, and of course the Beatles." The family moved to West Tennessee when he was 15 years old. "It was quite a culture shock but I hooked up with some rock bands in high school and everything was cool." An accomplished singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He has celebrated almost 30 years in the music business.

From 1980-1995 he fronted the regional hit band, "The Windows". Today he performs with his band "The Rainmakers", solo, or with Hunter Gibson.

Musician Name: Larry Brewer

Date Formed: Solo since January, 1996

Genre: Rock/Pop

Principles (line-up/who you perform with): Solo; Also have a band called The RainMakers and
perform in a duo with Hunter Gibson.

Musical Influences Most Apparent in Your Sound: The Beatles, The Cars, Cheap Trick

Not So Apparent Musical Influences: XTC

Non-Musical Influences/Inspirations: Abe Lincoln, Captain William Bligh

Past Bands/Persons You Have Performed or Recorded With: Former frontman of the 80's band
The Windows. Performed with Starship, Peter Frampton, The Beach Boys.
Recorded by Multi-Platinum Engineer, John Hampton - Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN.

What You're Listening To: Todd Rundgren - "Liars"

When Not Making Music : Drinking coffee, sleeping, watching TV

Favorite Dog Breed: Dalmatian

Current Offerings: all 3 CDs available at

Contact/Booking Information: Larry Brewer phone: 601-605-0873,


Band Name: The RainMakers
Date Formed: February, 2002
Genre: Rock/Pop
Principles: Larry Brewer- Guitar; David Cummings - Drums; Eddie Ingram - Bass
Musical Influences Most Apparent in Your Sound: Larry-The Beatles, The Cars, Cheap Trick
Eddie-The Beatles, Yes, Stanley Clark.

Not So Apparent Musical Influences: Larry-XTC, Eddie-Beethoven

Non-Musical Influences/Inspirations: Larry-Abe Lincoln & Captain William Bligh
Eddie-Superman & Batman.

Past Bands/Persons You Have Performed or Recorded With: Larry-Peter Frampton, The Beach Boys, Jefferson Starship
Eddie-Bob Seger, Bachman Turner Overdrive.

What You're Listening To: Larry-Todd Rundgren, "Liars"
Eddie-Acoustic Alchemy, Spira Gyra.

When Not Making Music: Larry-drinking coffee, sleeping, watching politics on TV
Eddie-recording music

Favorite Starbucks Drink: Larry - White Chocolate Mocha


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