jamesthomasband-6Pat Walters plays lead guitar and back up vocals.  Pat is credited playing  lead guitar and vocals for the famous band, the Spongetones, formed in 1979, a power pop band from Charlotte, North Carolina, influenced by the British Invasion. They were acclaimed for their original songwriting, jangle pop riffs, and lilting vocals of Beatlesque quality. Shake Some Action, written by John M. Borack, rated the Beat and Torn Spongetones album at number 25 of his Top 200 Power Pop Albums of all time.