The John Butler Trio are an Australian roots and jam band led by guitarist and vocalist John Butler. They formed in Fremantle in 1998 with Jason McGann on drums and Gavin Shoesmith on basses. By 2009, the trio was Butler with Nicky Bomba on drums and percussion, and Byron Luiters on basses.
The band's second studio album, Three (2001) reached the top 30 in the Australian album charts and achieved platinum sales. The band's subsequent studio albums: Sunrise Over Sea (2004); Grand National (2007); and April Uprising (2010) all debuted at the number one position on the Australian album charts, with all three albums reaching platinum sales status. Living 2001–2002 (2003), the band's first live album, reached the top ten and also achieved platinum status in Australia. The band's second live album, Live at St. Gallen (2005) also achieved gold record status. The band's releases since 2002 have been marketed independently by Jarrah Records, which Butler co-owns with West Australian folk band The Waifs and manager of both acts, Philip Stevens.
... Since then, Birchall has played in a variety of bands - remaining loyal to John Butler Trio, but also playing with many other jam and blues bands ... On 23 March 2009, the John Butler Trio website reported that Shannon as well as JBT drummer Michael Barker would be playing their last shows with the John Butler Trio in April ... According to the website, this is an artistic decision made by John himself ...
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... Further information John Butler Trio discography Studio albums John Butler (1998) Three (2001) Sunrise Over Sea (2004) Grand National (2007) April ...
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