What Happened to the Sons of Thunder?

In 1972, the Sons of Thunder were a teenage, interracial gospel group that toured with the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, and Dorothy Norwood as part of the Stones’ STP Tour.  Two years later, Word Records was interested in recording the group, but by 1975, the Sons of Thunder was no more.

What happened?

Member Roger Wood wants to answer that question via a retrospective DVD and television series.

Want to learn more?  Check out this interview: http://www.vinylradionw.com/music/sons-of-thunder-spin-that-45-vinyl-radio-editon/.

About Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.

6 comments

  1. Love and remember the Sons Of thunder from AA Allan, Rolling Stones Stevie Wonder tours, they have the real sound vocals & voices Motown would die to have even today. we Can’t wait to hear them again with there one of a kind vocals that would be fresh again today!

  2. Wow there back? How can I purchase there new music?

  3. can we hear that amazing voice of Felix & Greg today? We need that real sound of Motown/gospel again today..

  4. Hi Everyone, we are the Sons of Thunder, Felix, Greg David & Roger. We want to publicly thank Bob for supporting the Sons of Thunder. It was a real warm honor to be on The Black Gospel Blog because Bob interviews all of the greats in Gospel! But mostly because Bob Marovich & TBGB represents Chicago which was our home. James Cleveland, T.L. Barrett, Milton Brunson, D.J. Rogers, Percy Baty, Bishop Goldsbury, Marvin Yancy, Jubilee Showcase, Jesse Dixon, etc. We think we have a very exciting project underway, and would love it if everyone would keep up with our progress. Thank you, Godspeed, S.O.T.

  5. Thanks, Sons of Thunder – you rock!

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