Anthony Corder Acoustic - The Voice of Tora Tora Featuring Ben Hans on Percussion.
Anthony Corder Acoustic - The Voice of Tora Tora Featuring Ben Hans on Percussion
Saturday, July 23rd
All Ages | 8pm
$25 Day of Show
Anthony Corder was raised on a delta crossroads blend of musical influences that
launched him into over twenty-five years of live performance experience. Steeped in
Memphis, Tennessee’s own deep musical heritage of blues, soul and rock, Anthony
began his professional music career as the lead vocalist and founding member of
TORA TORA. Their breakthrough album Surprise Attack (A&M Records) sold over
400,000 copies. Produced by Joe Hardy and Paul Ebersold, the album featured the
singles “Walkin’ Shoes”, “Guilty”, and “Phantom Rider”. The follow-up hit album Wild
America, also released on A&M, was produced by John Hampton and Arthur Payson.
That release pushed Tora Tora further into both North American and European tours.
Wild America featured the notable singles “Amnesia”, “Faith Healer”, and “Dead
Man’s Hand”. TORA TORA was also featured on the soundtrack to Bill and Ted’s
Excellent Adventure with the single “Dancing With A Gypsy”. The bands Constant
touring while promoting those two albums placed five videos on MTV!
Anthony and TORA TORA are still a vital part of the Memphis scene. Known among
musicians for his unmistakable voice and inspired live performances, Anthony has
worked with such luminaries such as The Memphis Horns, Jimi Jamison, Clarence
McDonald, Taylor Rhodes, and Stan Lynch (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers). In
addition to working with numerous notable musicians, Anthony has toured on both
the theater and arena levels with well-known acts such as L.A. Guns, The Cult, Bonham,