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Sam Llanas is an iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist, and songwriter. Llanas was one of the founding members of the roots rock band the BoDeans. Under the guidance of producer T-Bone Burnett, their critically acclaimed debut Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams was released in 1986. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the band had several singles in the top 40 "mainstream rock" charts. Best known for his unique and distinctively soulful voice, It was Llanas’ voice that supplied the trademark vocal on Robbie Robertson’s “Somewhere Down the Crazy River.”
Since then, Llanas has recorded four solo albums and the latest release - The Whole Night Thru features 9 new Llanas originals. The album is Llanas’ first studio outing after parting ways with the band he co-fronted for over a quarter century. Shedding new light on a multi-decade career Sam returns to his roots adding a refined rock sound complimented by a full band, all veterans of both studio and live performance.