Born and raised in Joliet Il, Jeff Boyle grew up listening to a wide range of musical styles. From Rock and Country, soul and gospel, to Jazz and Orchestral. The self-taught multi-instrumentalist started his career as a club drummer in the 1980\'s playing with Chicago\'s All Night Newsboys. \'The Boys and I played five nights a week for about six years or so. We traveled around the Midwest playing rock clubs, frat parties, and state fairs. We had serious fun!\' Around this time Jeff\'s song-writing started attracting attention. He (and his future wife Lisa Camp) wrote two songs for CBS and Arista records, and he was hired as a staff composer at the Chicago music house Com|track. Since then Boyle, and his partner Joel Raney have written over one thousand commercial music tracks for clients such as McDonalds, Disney, Boeing, Coors Light, Bud Light, and Toyota. Boyle\'s first 4 albums \'Something To Believe In\' (1995) , \'Bubba\' (1999), \'Three\' (2001), and \'Dog Named Zero\' (2004) are filled with fiery performances and melodies from a great cast of characters including; guitarists Phil Miller and Bill Rupert, Cheap Trick\'s Bun E Carlos and Jon Brandt, Jazz trumpeter Orbert Davis, and Hammond B-3 great Steve Bassett. But what holds the songs together are the lyrics. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad and funny. There\'s always a good story to be heard. \'Downtown,\' Boyle\'s newest offering may be his best. The song \'Edison Watched T.V\' let's you be a fly on the wall during a party of his \'old dead heroes\'. On the fifth cut, \'Lisa and Me\' (written for Lisa for her birthday), Boyle runs down a list of other things that go well together. Frankie and Johnny Bonnie and Clyde thunder and lightning a wink and a smile Oscar and Felix pigs in a poke pancakes and sausage pie-a-la-mode B.B. and Lucile Marilyn and Joe Lisa and me Fortune and fame Lenny and Squiggy Tarzan abd Jane Mickey and Minney Batman and Robin Comfort and Joy Itchy and Scratchy Zigfield and Roy Lisa and Me Country and western rhythm and blues Pebbles and Bam Bam green eggs and ham ham preachers and bibles tacos and beer Earth Wind and Fire Blood Sweat and Tears Lisa and me Discography * Jeff Boyle \'Downtown\' (2008) Tweak Records Inc. * Jeff Boyle \'Dog Named Zero\' (2004) Tweak Records. * Jeff Boyle Band \'3\' (2001) Tweak Records. * Jim Peterik and World Stage (2000) World Stage International. * Will Rock for Food (compilation) (2000). * Jeff Boyle Band Bubba (1999) Tweak Records. * Jeff Boyle Band Blown Away / Sounds of Chicago (1996) Best Buy. * Jeff Boyle Band Something to Believe In (1995) Tweak Records. * Steve Bassett Standing on the Verge - (1994) Blue Orchard. * Survivor Survivors Greatest Hits (1993) (Drum Programming) Scotty Brothers. * Kiara \'My Girl\' (1990) (Songwriter) Arista. * Constina \'The Bigger They Are\' (1989) (Songwriter) CBS.
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