Birth Place: Tempe, Arizona
Years Active: 1987 - 1997, 2002 - Present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Post-grunge, Jangle Pop
Gin Blossoms is an American pop rock band formed in 1987, in Tempe, Arizona. They took their name from a photo of W.C. Fields which bore the caption "W.C. Fields with gin blossoms," referring to what appeared to be the actor's gin-ravaged nose, but was actually a skin condition known as rosacea. Members of the band's early years include guitarist and songwriter Doug Hopkins, bassist Bill Leen, vocalist Robin Wilson, guitarist Richard Taylor, Taylor's original replacement Steven Severson, drummer Chris McCann, McCann's replacement Dan Henzerling, and Taylor's later replacement Jesse Valenzuela. Gin Blossoms independently recorded their first full-length album, “Dusted,” which was release...
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