Steven "Cousin" Clyde - guitar, bass, kazoo, vocals
The musical career of Steven Clyde started in the North Country of NY, playing guitar, keyboards, and drums - and songwriting. He traveled south to study music at the University At Albany.
As a lead guitarist during that time, he help establish two of Albany's most original bands in the 70's: The Star Spangled Washboard Band (blue grass/jug band), and "od" (rock opera), and wrote songs for both bands.
Moving on to New York City, Steven toured with Richie Havens (lead electric guitar) and Buzzy Linhart (bass). He has continued to accompany Richie on occasion over the years.
Upon his return to the Capital Region, Steven Clyde swung with the Rockin’ Dakotas, Tex Rubinowitz and the Bad Boys, Jeannie and the Hurricanes, and subsequently ventured out with his own Steven Clyde Band.
He has toured with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, The Neanderthals (featuring Eddie Angel of Los Straightjackets), Blotto, the Lustre Kings, Johnny Rabb and the Jailhouse Rockers, The Mother Goose Jazz Band, and Ed Mann's Dub Jazz Unit.
Steven Clyde is a featured songwriter on recordings by the Lustre Kings. He also wrote for Rumdummies, an Albany-based band in which he was a founding member. In Rumdummies, Steven was the bassist, keyboardist, percussionist, and a vocalist.
Now, in Ramblin Jug Stompers, Steven "Cousin" Clyde is featured on guitar, kazoo, and vocals.
INFLUENCES: The Beatles, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Bob Dylan, Incredible String Band, Nick Drake, Bob Marley, Peter Gabriel, and Richie Havens.
Ramblin Jug Stompers - "Hobo Nickel" (2009) guitar, kazoo, upright bass, drums, vocals
Terri Roben - "The Path We Make" (2008) guitar, upright bass, arrangments
Ramblin Jug Stompers - "Crooked Songs: Live at Caffe Lena" (2006) guitar, kazoo, vocals
Rumdummies - "Too Dum To Quit" (2005) - bass, keyboards, percussion, vocals
Valerie Webb - "Chords And Chaos" (2005) - bass
Dave Maswick - "All The Lies Of Spain" (2005) - guitar
Mother Goose Jazz Band “See How They Run” (2002) - bass, vocals
Johnny Rabb and the Jailhouse Rockers "Live It Up/Love It Up" (1984) - bass, vocals