Pat Thrall

born in in San Francisco, CA, United States

Pat Thrall

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Pat Thrall is an American rock guitarist. Thrall is a native of the San Francisco area, and began his recording career in 1972. He played guitar,vocals and percussion with the group Cookin Mama, which also had his brother Preston Thrall on percussion. They released the album "New Day" in 1972.

Thrall has worked with former Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes on the Hughes/Thrall project,[1] and was a member of the Pat Travers Band during the peak of their success. He co-wrote one of Pat Travers' biggest hits, a hard-driving tune entitled Snortin' Whiskey, which became one of the most requested songs on American radio in 1980.

Thrall later joined Asia, and played lead guitar for Meat Loaf during that artist's major comeback in the 1990s. He has also toured or recorded with Jack Bruce, Beyoncé, Elton John, Tina Turner, and Dave Stewart, to name a few.

Cookin Mama

  • New Day[disambiguation needed] (guitar,vocals,percussion;1972)

Stomu Yamashta

  • Go (guitar; 1976)

Delroy Washington - I-Sus

  • "Generation Game", "Freedom Fighters" (lead guitar; 1976)

Automatic Man

  • Automatic man (guitar, vocals; 1976)
  • Visitors (guitar; 1977)

Alphonso Johnson

  • Spellbound (guitar; 1977)

Pat Travers Band

  • Heat in the Street (guitar; 1978)
  • Live! Go For What You Know (guitar; 1979)
  • Crash and Burn (guitar; 1980)
  • Radio Active (guitar; 1981)
  • Live in Concert (guitar; 1980)


  • Hughes/Thrall (guitar, guitar synthesizer; 1982)

Sly and Robbie

  • Rhythm Killers (guitar; 1987)


  • Live in Moscow (guitar; 1990)
  • Now Nottingham Live (guitar; 1997)
  • Aura (guitar; 2001)

Meat Loaf

  • Bat out of Hell II: Back into Hell (guitar, percussion; 1992)
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood (guitar; 1995)
  • Live Around the World (guitar; 1996)

Glenn Hughes

  • Feel (guitar, co-producer; 1995)


  • Mold (guitar; 1998)

Joe Satriani

  • Engines of Creation (bass; 2000)

MTV's Wuthering Heights

  • MTV's Wuthering Heights (guitar, co-producer; 2003)


  1. Rivadavia, Eduardo. [Pat Thrall at All Music Guide Biography: Hughes/Thrall]. AMG. Retrieved on 14 May 2010.

External links

  • Biography on the official homepage of Pat Thrall and Glenn Hughes
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