Leslie Rich has been a principle songwriter, singer and guitarist for bands such as Emily Ryder, A Little Of The Ready and the Celtic folk band, Hounds of Finn. He has been the main driving force behind the Rocket Soul Choir since 1994. The Rocket Soul Choir have released two albums, Geeklove in 1999 and The Written Lie in 2002 on the Immortal Recordings (Ireland) label, and an EP, Kidder's Son in 2016. Various recordings and tracks are available from Immortal Recordings (Ireland), Time To Be Proud Records, New Folk Records and Loud Folk Records
Pete Boulger joined in 2015 and has been a key component of the songwriting process ever since. He has been in a multitude of Twin Cities band such as, Church Of Cash, Sawbones, Dander and The Grande Machine. Along with the Rocket Soul Choir, he also performs with Rich Yarges & The Pop Mechanics and Jim Crego in The North Electric.
Atom Robinson took over bass duty in December 2018 and is a multi-instrumentalist and recording engineer who’s recorded, performed, and toured nationally and internationally with roots rock bands, a Prince tribute band, jazz ensembles, pop geniuses, liturgical music ensembles, and a rock and roll choir. As a bandleader, he fronts Doctor Lock, blanc blank, and The Atom Robinson Electric Freak Out Experience.
Past members, that have made an indelible mark on the Rocket Soul Choir are:
Jason Wahl, Michael Jorgenson, Gary Morrison, Jonny Mitchell, Paul Woods, Emma Rea, John Steel and Rick McCullough.
The Kidder's Son EP (CD, or vinyl) is available at all good Twin Cities record stores and online via our store or Bandcamp