Love Tractor

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Paste Magazine’s Max Blau recently included Love Tractor in a list of Thirty Great Athens Bands. We thank you!

In July of 2005, REM bassist Mike Mills included Love Tractor’s ‘Til Morning Comes’ single, from Black Hole, in his best of classic US underground rock collection for Uncut Magazine. The REM Collection Disc 1: Mike Mills Presents was ranked at number 803 that year. Other artists included were Pylon, Soul Asylum and The Replacements.

Athens, GA - Jon Guthrie, late bassist for the legendary Michael Guthrie Band, appears on Love Tractor’s Before and After Christmas album released on Fundamental Records in 2006. This picture was taken at Bill Holmes’ studio in October of 2006. LT misses Jon and played for his first annual “Living The Dream” tribute show and cd release party at the 40 Watt Club on 12/19/2009. Please support Jon’s family by ordering his music! Write: Jon Guthrie 689 Hill Street, Athens, GA, 30606 USA or paypal love & prayers to Jon’s family directly: thetopgearltd@yahoo.com. Thanks!!

Athens, GA - Jon Guthrie, late bassist for the legendary Michael Guthrie Band, appears on Love Tractor’s Before and After Christmas album released on Fundamental Records in 2006. This picture was taken at Bill Holmes’ studio in October of 2006. LT misses Jon and played for his first annual “Living The Dream” tribute show and cd release party at the 40 Watt Club on 12/19/2009. Please support Jon’s family by ordering his music! Write: Jon Guthrie 689 Hill Street, Athens, GA, 30606 USA or paypal love & prayers to Jon’s family directly: thetopgearltd@yahoo.com. Thanks!!

In the studio with Mike Long and Billy Holmes in Feb. 2007. Mike appears on White Mountain.

In the studio with Mike Long and Billy Holmes in Feb. 2007. Mike appears on White Mountain.

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival 
Mark Cline - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Mark Cline - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Armistead Wellford and Mike Richmond - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Armistead Wellford and Mike Richmond - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival 
Mark Cline and Kit Swartz - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Mark Cline and Kit Swartz - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Armistead Wellford and Mike Richmond - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Armistead Wellford and Mike Richmond - 05/10/1983
Photo: Ken P. Berg

Much of Mike Richmond’s new material on Black Hole, Green Winter and White Mountain were recorded in Ben’s studio, where Holst added guitars and everything under the sun. Ben is a full time musician, producer and engineer living and working in Atlanta, GA and Nashville, TN. Hear what he is doing now: http://www.myspace.com/bennyholst.

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