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The latest all-original CD "Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks: Untrained"


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Gene and the Lone Sharks are delighted to be named 2016 "PEOPLE of the YEAR" by the, the on-line arm of the prestigious Suffolk Times.  We are humbled and grateful for the support and recognition from the good people on Long Island's North Fork.  MARK THE DATE: Saturday, MARCH 25, 2017.  A very special evening of Gene Casey and friends at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arst Center.

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GENE CASEY and the LONE SHARKS: UNTRAINED (buy now --click here). December 2012 marked the release of a brand new full-length, all-original CD by Gene Casey, and the Lone Sharks: 12 original songs that celebrate roots music and "Americana" rock. This album features Gene and the boys' first holiday tune ("Christmas Lights") and the radio friendly "We Don't Mind if it Rains" and many more. See above "By CD" link for purchase and/or download. See reviews elsewhere on this site.

 GENE CASEY and the LONE SHARKS: WHAT HAPPENED (buy now - click here)

2008’s “WHAT HAPPENED” features “Bad Baby”; “That’s What Cheaters Do”; “It Should Rain” ( as heard on the soundtrack of the FX Network’s’ “Justified”); “Who’s Sharing the Moon” (as heard on the soundtrack for the feature film starring Jessica Biel, “The Tall Man”). Musicians include Chris Ripley, drums, Tony Palumbo, bass, Paul Scher, saxophone. CLICK THIS LINK for the movie credit in IMDB

Reviewing “What Happened” Baylis Greene in The East Hampton STAR wrote: “Mr. Casey has explored the more rewarding corners of country and western music and its progeny and come up with a disc that remains thematically of a piece — love, sex, and what the hell goes wrong — while he and the boys change speeds with practically each song in turn.”

"WHAT HAPPENED" and "UNCHAINED" is part of the collection at the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor, NY and at the Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport.


GENE CASEY and the LONE SHARKS : RHYTHM & TWANG (buy now - click here)

2010’s “RHYTHM & TWANG” includes including “It Turned Out That Way” (from FX Network's “Justified”); “It’s a Free Country” (heard on “The Tall Man”), “Sherri on the Ferry” and Lone Sharks renditions of classic R&B in a live setting. Includes contributions by Joe Lauro, bass, Natasha Kozak, violin,and Andy Burton, piano and organ.


GENE CASEY and the LONE SHARKS: MANANA, MANANA (download now - click here)
Download Gene and the Lone Sharks’ “Manana, Manana” as heard on FX Network’s “Sons of Anarchy”


STANLEY JOHN MITCHELL: BEST of 2012 Longtime Lone Sharks drummer Stanley John Mitchell put out a new CD of his tunes this year, including the famous “$13 Check” with Gene Casey on guitar and harmony vocal.

NANCY ATLAS PROJECT: FEELS LIKE HOME Good friend and fellow vet of the East End music scene, Nancy Atlas released a live album a few years back, featuring a duet w. special guest, Gene Casey on his song, “Who’s Sharing The Moon.”


Lone Sharks contribute a version of "Willesden Green" to this acclaimed collection.


On this compilation the Lone Sharks offer a twangy version of Dylan's "Down Along the Cove". Thanks Bill Herman and Tom Crawford and all other artists.

THANKS TO THESE RADIO STATIONS FOR PLAYING OUR MUSIC REGULARLY: WPPB 88.3 FM; Howard Thompson's "Pure" on WPKN 89.5; WEHM 92.9FM; WUSB 90.1 FM (Charlie Backfish).h

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