Steve Scorfina

Real Name:
Stephen Michael Scorfina
Profile:
CO-FOUNDER REO SPEEDWAGON
CO-FOUNDER PAVLOV'S DOG
ARTIST, PRODUCER, SINGER SONGWRITER, GUITARIST
2x St. Louis Classic Rock Hall of Famer

Coming full circle Steve Scorfina is the real timeless American Roots feel good music from the soul, to rock n roll your soul. A living legend, the thing that sets him apart is his songwriting fitting his unique style & guitar sound. In St. Louis, he debuted as a Mississippi Bluesy lead guitarist influence by the greats in the Northern Delta. In his teenage years cutting his teeth & playing at Chuck Berry's Park as a regular with Michael McDonald. At age 19 he brought REO SPEEDWAGON to their record deal penning their first single (Gypsy Woman Passion). Scorfina of REO Speedwagon was invited to participate 50 years ago at Woodstock, the band had prior bookings and obligations. Reo Speedwagon started as a University of Illinois garage band and reached the heights of arena rock. Now the members and former member of REO Speedwagon have been voted the top musicians in Illinois history by participants in the Illinois Top 200 project, a part of the state’s bicentennial celebration. Then, On then to record with James Burton & Elvis Presley's Rhythm Section for John Hurley. All will identify with Scorfina's garnered roots. You'll hear his songwriting & haunting guitar style of his recording years with CBS in Pavlov's Dog & Gulliver. His guitar stylings are featured in Alice Coopers & Smashing Pumpkins version of the song, "We're All Clones". In 2017 Scorfina reunited with Michael McDonald, cutting "Johnnie Be Good" on his 1934 Rickenbacher Frypan with Johnnie Johnson tracks on the piano. In 2018, Amazon Studios - Movie, "Beautiful Boy", Pavlov's Dog Song 'Of Once and Future Kings' showcases Scorfina's guitar acrobatics during the climax of the film. Scorfina always has many irons in the fire. As a 2x Classic Rock Hall of Famer, Live Scorfina showcases his songwriting with his multiple acts, AMBASSADORS feat. the songwriting of Steve Scorfina, David Torretta & Micheal Supe Granda, a supergroup of St. Louis musical Icons; Steve Scorfina’s High Octane CHROME & STEEL™ an all original, straight up, Mississippi River Roux style Rock and Roll served up by a veteran power trio; Scorfina Hulub Experience™ aka. The Ghostlighters™ with songwriting partner Greg Hulub; finally coming full circle as he celebrates over 5 decades in the business Scorfina Steel Bar Blues Band feat. all Chuck Berry alumnus debuted his bluesy cuts at the National Blues Museum in Dec. 2019. For the Scorfina's last concert before the Pandemic, he formed a supergroup of St. Louis music icons. The Ambassadors. You ask who they are? Steve Scorfina Pavlov’s Dog, REO Speedwagon, Dave Torretta (also voted the nicest guy in the world 3 years in a row) as well as played for and recorded Chuck Berry, Keith Robinson, who also played in Chucks band, and has more groove pockets than a man with five pair of crush velvet pants, Robert Johnson Lohr, another Chuck alumnus, who has been known to actually make those 88’s speak, and rounding out the lineup is Supe from Ozark Mountain Daredevils, you know him, you love em’.
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Artist

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Vocals

none The St. Louis Hounds — Steve Scorfina The St. Louis "Hounds"* It's All For You The St. Louis "Hounds"* - The St. Louis Hounds (Album) Not On Label none US 1977 Sell This Version
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SM 8101 KSHE Seeds Vol. II — Steve Scorfina Various Your Eyes Various - KSHE Seeds Vol. II(LP, Comp) Sweetmeat Records SM 8101 US 1981 Sell This Version
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ANT. 5.11 Has Anyone Here Seen Sigfried? — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Has Anyone Here Seen Sigfried? (Album) Anthology ANT. 5.11 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
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RV-PD-012 The Pekin Tapes — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog It’s All For You Pavlov's Dog - The Pekin Tapes (Album) Rockville Music RV-PD-012 Russia 2014 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

BELL 6075 Delivers One More Hallelujah — Steve Scorfina John Hurley John Hurley - Delivers One More Hallelujah (Album) Bell Records BELL 6075 US 1971 Sell This Version
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119.509 Pampered Menial — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Pampered Menial (Album) ABC Records 119.509 Argentina 1975 Sell This Version
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PC 33964 At The Sound Of The Bell — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - At The Sound Of The Bell (Album) CBS, CBS PC 33964 US 1976 Sell This Version
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none The St. Louis Hounds — Steve Scorfina The St. Louis "Hounds"* The St. Louis "Hounds"* - The St. Louis Hounds (Album) Not On Label none US 1977 Sell This Version
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SM 8101 KSHE Seeds Vol. II — Steve Scorfina Various Your Eyes Various - KSHE Seeds Vol. II(LP, Comp) Sweetmeat Records SM 8101 US 1981 Sell This Version
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465217 1 Pampered Menial + At The Sound Of The Bell — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Pampered Menial + At The Sound Of The Bell (Comp) CBS 465217 1 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
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RHCD6833 Live In Detroit 1976 — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Live In Detroit 1976 (Album) RH Productions (2) RHCD6833 2005 Sell This Version
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ANT. 5.11 Has Anyone Here Seen Sigfried? — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Has Anyone Here Seen Sigfried? (Album) Anthology ANT. 5.11 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
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RV-PD-002 Lost In America — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Lost In America (Album) Rockville Music RV-PD-002 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
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RV-PD-012 The Pekin Tapes — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - The Pekin Tapes (Album) Rockville Music RV-PD-012 Russia 2014 Sell This Version
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MAR 162548-9, SCR-1012 Lost And Found  — Steve Scorfina The Samurai Of Prog Preludin The Samurai Of Prog - Lost And Found (Album) Seacrest Oy MAR 162548-9, SCR-1012 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

119.509 Pampered Menial — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Pampered Menial (Album) ABC Records 119.509 Argentina 1975 Sell This Version
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PC 33964 At The Sound Of The Bell — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Mersey (as S. Scorfina) Pavlov's Dog - At The Sound Of The Bell (Album) CBS, CBS PC 33964 US 1976 Sell This Version
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AE7 1102, AE7 1103 Columbia Records 6 - Pack — Steve Scorfina Various Mersey (as S. Scorfina) Various - Columbia Records 6 - Pack(2x7", EP, Promo, Smplr) Columbia, Columbia AE7 1102, AE7 1103 US 1976 Sell This Version
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none The St. Louis Hounds — Steve Scorfina The St. Louis "Hounds"* It's All For You (as S. Scorfina) The St. Louis "Hounds"* - The St. Louis Hounds (Album) Not On Label none US 1977 Sell This Version
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465217 1 Pampered Menial + At The Sound Of The Bell — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Pampered Menial + At The Sound Of The Bell (Comp) CBS 465217 1 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
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ANT. 5.11 Has Anyone Here Seen Sigfried? — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog It's All For You (as Scorfina) Pavlov's Dog - Has Anyone Here Seen Sigfried? (Album) Anthology ANT. 5.11 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
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884860035026 Live And Unleashed — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Late November (as S. Scorfina) Pavlov's Dog - Live And Unleashed(CD, Album, Dig) Rockville Music 884860035026 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
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RV-PD-012 The Pekin Tapes — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Stomp Water Magic (as Scorfina) and 2 more… Pavlov's Dog - The Pekin Tapes (Album) Rockville Music RV-PD-012 Russia 2014 Sell This Version
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Acting, Literary & Spoken

ECLEC 2380 Pampered Menial — Steve Scorfina Pavlov's Dog Pavlov's Dog - Pampered Menial(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial) Esoteric Recordings (4) ECLEC 2380 Russia Unknown Sell This Version