Gooding

Real Name:
GOODING
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GOODING is originally a solo project of Steve Gooding, then it became a full band.

GOODING is soul-stirring, animated Rock ‘n’ Roll from the plains. With over 1,000 shows in 160 cities under their belt, this Nashville-based/Kansas-bred four-piece is by far one of the hardest-working bands in America.

The band – which includes Gooding (Guitarist/Singer/band namesake), Erin O’Neill (guitar/vocals), Jesse Reichenberger (drums) and Eric Santagada (bass) – blasts a majestic, soul-stirring indie rock with soaring harmonies and blazing guitars – infused with the ghosts of Blues and Americana. Their live shows have the confident energy and heart-on-your-sleeve emotion that echo the closeness and passion of these longtime friends.

Playing to passionate audiences, lead guitarist/singer GOODING tears up the stage, leaving sticks and strings all over. One of Gooding’s signature moments on stage is playing two guitars at once. GOODING’s relentless touring and honest interaction with their fans has enabled them to build their following brick-by-brick over the years without the support of a major label.

Gooding’s music has been placed on the DVDs of Iron Man 2, Walk the Line, Ice Age 2, as well as in commercials for Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler. Their efforts have now caught the attention of several sponsors, including Financial Advisory Group Raymond James, who have teamed with GOODING to perform their music and talk to high school students about financial literacy.

Says Gooding, “The band has paid its dues with stolen gear, vans breaking down and catching fire, cooking ramen in the coffee pot at Motel 6, all night drives through black ice and tornados, shows with broken bones, no sleep, and no clean clothes. Each and every setback only made us more of a family. A real band was made to play live on the road, and this extended family was made to have their mettle tested to get through anything together. Our efforts have allowed us to slowly and naturally become who we are, and amass a catalog of music and dedicated fans that are the core of everything we do.”

The band has recently collaborated with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5, O.A.R., The Replacements, and Train) on their next album.

Besides being a ferocious live performer and a relentlessly-prolific songwriter, Gooding feels that making music and being in the public eye serves no purpose if it’s not serving the greater good.

The band has played in the 48 continental states in the USA, western Canada, and recently toured the United Kingdom.

Gooding’s support for the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has afforded him the opportunity to be an honorary committee member on a short list that includes talents such as Woody Harrelson, Alec Baldwin, and Tobey Macguire.

Gooding was chosen five times to speak at the Conference on World Affairs in Boulder, CO. The Conference, originally founded in 1948 as a forum on international affairs, chooses only 100 panelists from around the globe per year. Previous panelists have included Eleanor Roosevelt, Patch Adams, and Ted Turner. Gooding was also a speaker/panelist at the SXSW.
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Albums

Gooding - Factory Blue album art Gooding Factory Blue (Album) S3 Records US 1997 Sell This Version
SS 90920 Gooding - Winter's Return album art Gooding Winter's Return(CD, Album) S3 Records SS 90920 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
SS91092 Gooding - Collection #1 album art Gooding Collection #1(CD, Album) S3 Records SS91092 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
91251 Gooding - Disarray album art Gooding Disarray(CD, Album) S3 Records 91251 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
none Gooding - Factory Blue Live album art Gooding Factory Blue Live(CD, Album) S3 Records none US 2000 Sell This Version
SS2030 Gooding - 3X album art Gooding 3X(CD, Album) S3 Records SS2030 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
SS3040 Gooding - Life Itself album art Gooding Life Itself(CD, Album) S3 Records SS3040 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
SS3041 Gooding - Live At Loft 150 album art The Gooding Band* Live At Loft 150(CD, Album) S3 Records SS3041 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
SS3042 Gooding - Soldiermaking album art Gooding Soldiermaking(CD, Album) S3 Records SS3042 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
SS3045 Gooding - Songs For Grey Days album art Gooding Songs For Grey Days(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3045 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
SS3047 Gooding - Little America album art Gooding Little America(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3047 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
SS3046 Gooding - The Beat Wheel album art Gooding The Beat Wheel(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3046 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
S3-3044-2 Gooding - Angel/Devil album art Gooding Angel/Devil(CD, Album) S3 Records S3-3044-2 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
SS3048 Gooding - Tiny Heart Attacks album art Gooding Tiny Heart Attacks(CD, Album) S3 Records SS3048 Canada 2006 Sell This Version
SS3050 Gooding - Breaks And Breakdowns album art Gooding Breaks And Breakdowns(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3050 Canada 2006 Sell This Version
SS3049 Gooding - Clap If You Love Vampires album art Gooding Clap If You Love Vampires(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3049 Canada 2006 Sell This Version
SS3052 Gooding - To Kiss To Kill album art Gooding To Kiss To Kill(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3052 Canada 2008 Sell This Version
SS3054 Gooding - The Return album art Gooding The Return(CD, Album) S3 Records SS3054 Canada 2010 Sell This Version
S3-3055 Gooding - The Sky Eats The Land album art Gooding The Sky Eats The Land(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records S3-3055 Canada 2011 Sell This Version
SS3057 Gooding - Buffalo album art Gooding Buffalo(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records SS3057 US 2013 Sell This Version
ss3058 Gooding - We Are The Dark Stars album art Gooding We Are The Dark Stars(CD, Album, Dig) S3 Records ss3058 USA, Canada & Europe 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SS9315 Gooding - Gooding album art Gooding Gooding(12") S3 Records SS9315 US 1999 Sell This Version
none Gooding - Songs From The Record "Angel/Devil" album art Gooding Songs From The Record "Angel/Devil"(CD, EP, Promo, Pap) S3 Records none 2005 Sell This Version
none Gooding - Tiny Heart Attacks CD Sampler album art Gooding Tiny Heart Attacks CD Sampler(CD, EP, Promo, Car) S3 Records none Canada 2006 Sell This Version
none Gooding - Buffalo EP1 album art Gooding Buffalo EP1(CD, EP, Car) S3 Records none Canada 2012 Sell This Version