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The Knockouts


Norton w/Knockouts Backstage in Hawaii
Photo By Trish Vernazza


Norton w/Knockouts at 1000 Springs, on the Snake River, Idaho


Norton w/Johnny V & Tyler Eng





On the road with Norton and the Knockouts

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"Sometimes the road is really tough!" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Think we'll make it to the gig on time?"

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Visions of Mt Rushmore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Are you sure the club is out here?"




The Good Old Days


Norton circa 1969
Photo by Ken Miller


Norton From High School Yearbook 1969
Photo by Ken Miller


Norton with David Nichols from Chaos circa 1972


Norton with John McFee circa 1974
Photo by Ann Ashley


Norton with The Stampede circa 1976


Norton on Horses with The Stampede early 1976


Norton with The Stampede early 1976
(missing Phil Richardson)


Norton circa 1976
Photo by Jim Marshall


Norton with The Stampede circa 1977


Norton Live with The Stampede
Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA circa 1977


Norton Live with Steve Miller
Day On The Green • Oakland Coluseum Stadium 1978


Norton with Les Dudek and Photographer Randy Bachman
Oakland Colliseum 1977


Norton with "New Stampede" 1978


Norton as "Private" in Movie "Heavens Gate" Montana 1979


The Norton Buffalo Steven Bruton Band 1979


Norton & The Nice Guys • Circa 1980
Doug Harman, Gene Houck, Norton, Tom Hayashi, Johnny Vernazza


Norton with High Noon • Circa 1980
Merl Saunders, Mike Hinton, Jim McPhearson, Vicki Randle, Norton, Mickey Hart (Greatful Dead) & Bobby Vega,


Norton Photo From Steve Miller Video Shoot "Blues in The 20th Century"
Photo by Kim Miller


Norton "Harmonica Mouth"
From Sonoma Index Tribune article




Norton With His Musical Friends


Norton w/Doobie Brothers, Jim Messina, Little Feat, Lisa Loeb, The Turtles, Taj Mahal Joe Satriani & Bruce Cohn
@ Katrina Benefit, BR Cohn Winery, Sonoma, CA October 2005


Norton Buffalo with Sonny Terry
Photo by Ann Ashley • Los Angeles 1975


Norton Buffalo, James Cotton & Paul Butterfield
Harmonica Summit • Marin Civic Auditorium 1980


Backstage At Bread & Roses Festival Of Music 1979


Finale At Bread & Roses Festival Of Music 1979


Norton with Boz Scaggs
Bread & Roses Festival Of Music • 1980


Norton with Toy Cauldwell of The Marshall Tucker Band
Marshall Tucker Concert • Concord Pavillion circa 1981


Norton with Bonnie Raitt
Circa 1977


Norton as "Private" with Jeff Bridges "Heavens Gate" Montana 1979


"Norton with Kris Kristofferson "Heavens Gate" Montana 1979
Warming up after a cold and wet day of filming


Norton with Elvin Bishop
Akebono Theater • Pahoa Hawaii


Norton with Lisa Flores
Makawao, Maui, Hawaii 2003 • Benefit w/Pat Simmons from Doobie Brothers


Norton & Friends at Britt Festival
Opening for the Doobie Brothers 2004


Norton & Friends at The Kate Wolf Memorial Festival
West Coast Live performance 2003


Norton with Carole King @ "Kick Ash Bash" Ketchum, ID 2007
Benefit for local firefighters


Norton w/Booker T & The MGs 2002
Paso Robles, CA 2002


Norton with Good Friends George Thorogood and Elvin Bishop
Concord Pavillion


Norton with Elvin Bishop and Freddie Roulette
Benefit for Albany High School Music Dept • Albany, CA


Steve Miller Band at Dedication of Star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame • Circa 1990
(I"m hiding behind Steve's head)


Norton with Steve Miller and Pine Top Perkins
Backstage at Waterfront Blues Fest 2003


Norton with Pine Top Perkins
Auburn, CA • 2001


Norton with Willie Big Eyes Smith
Auburn, CA • 2001


Norton with Merl Saunders
Merl's Birthday Bash • Great American Music Hall 2001


Norton with Narda Michael Walden and Merl Saunders
Merl's Birthday Bash • Great American Music Hall 2002


Norton with Mike "Bones" Borbridge & Barry "The Fish" Melton
Merl's Birthday Bash • Great American Music Hall 2004
Photo by Chet Helms


Norton with Taj Mahall
San Francisco Blues Festival 2004


Norton with Harvey "The Snake" Mandell
Nightfire Recording Session 2005


Norton with Narda Michael Walden
Tarpan Studios


Norton with Maria Muldaur
Public House • Port Townsend, WA 2001


Norton jamming with Maria Muldaur
Rancho Nicasio Maria's 60th Birthday 2002


On Stage performing with Olivia Newton John
Radio City Music Hall, NY, 2000


With Olivia's Band
Radio City Music Hall, NY, 2000


Backstage with Olivia and my good friend Arlic
Humphreys • San Diego CA 2000


Norton with Taj Mahal, Kenny Neal, Steve Miller & Kenny Johnson
Mt Baker Theater • Bellingham WA 1992


Norton with Joseph, Gordy and Kenny from the Steve Miller Band
Niagra Falls 1995


Norton & Roy with Bonnie Raitt & Johnny Lee Schell
Luther Burbank Center • Santa Rosa, CA


Norton Backstage with Mickey Hart & Bill Graham
High Noon Concert with Jerry Garcia Band • Warfield Theater, San Francisco, CA 1980


Norton with David Brown and his old friend Greg Allman
Raven Theater • Healdsburg, CA


Norton with Little Feat + special guest Mark Karan
Mystic Theater • Petaluma, CA


Norton with Cheech Marin, Elvis Costello & Neil Young
Bridge Benefit • Shoreline Amphitheater


Norton with Jackson Brown
Seva Benefit, Berkeley, CA

Photo by Steven Miller Photo, Berkeley, CA


Norton with Keith Knutsen of the Doobie Brothers
BR Cohn Benefit • Sonoma, CA


Norton jamming with The Doobie Brothers
BR Cohn Benefit • Sonoma, CA


Norton Jamming with Les Paul
Les Paul's 85th Birthday Celebration at the Irideum • New York City


Norton with Les Paul
Les Paul's 90th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall


Norton with Jose Feliciano
Les Paul's 90th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall


Norton with Peter Frampton
Les Paul's 90th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall


Norton with Tommy Emanuel
Les Paul's 90th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall


Norton with Stanley Jordan
Les Paul's 90th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall


Norton with Robben Ford
Weber Point Blues Fest • Stockton, CA 2001


Norton with Corby Yates
Weber Point Blues Fest • Stockton, CA 2001


Norton and Lisa with Lyle Lovett
Jazz Aspen 2004


Norton with Vassar Clements, David Grisman and Roy Rogers
During Session ... Norton & David Produced Vassar's "Living With The Blues" CD


Norton with Corky Seigal
Salmon Arms Roots & Blues Festival 2004


Norton with Former SF Giants Manager Dusty Baker
Backstage @ Elvin's gig at Biscuits and Blues • San Francisco, CA


Norton with Roy Rogers
Pickin' At Roy's Pad 2003


Norton with Mick Martin
Great Blues Harp Player & Great Ol' Friend


Norton with Sean Hopper (Huey Lewis & The News) and Steven Bruton
We all worked and played together on "Heavens Gate" back in 1979


Norton with Jesse Colin Young
Sweetwater Benefit • Mill Valley, CA 2002


Norton with Rob Wasserman & Bob Weir
Sweetwater Benefit • Mill Valley, CA 2002


Norton at Little Kids Rock performance
With Jason Newstaad, Austin Willacy, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits & David Wish


Norton with Bob Russell
Songwriter (Age Old Puppet, Hopin' You'll Come Back, If I Were A King) & Old Hometown Friend


Norton with Chet Helms
At Merl Saunder's Birthday Bash 2004


Norton with Harmonica Band
Yellow Pine Harmonica Festival • Yellow Pine, Idaho August 2001


Norton Learning first hand about the "Old West"
Yellow Pine Harmonica Festival • Yellow Pine, Idaho August 2001


Norton with Mission Mountain Boys
Flathead Lake, Montana, Terry, Norton, Rob, Bruce & Kurt


Norton with Cody Braun, Muzzie Braun, Kip Attaway, Pinto Bennett, Will Braun and Hawgsmoke Dave Musgrave
McCall Idaho, 2001


Norton with Muzzie Braun, Pinto Bennett and Kip Attaway
McCall Idaho, 2001




International Tours


Norton & Roy with Duke Robillard
East Coast Blues Festival • Byron Bay, Australia 1992


Norton & Roy with Jackson Browne
East Coast Blues Festival • Byron Bay, Australia 1994


Norton with Fabricio Rodriguez & Deacon Jones
My Argentine Host, Fabulous Harmonica Player + Legendary Bay Area Blues Keyboardist

Argentina Tour April 2001


Norton with Fabricio Rodriguez and Octavio Artesi
Great Argentine Friends & Harmonica Players

Argentina Tour April 2001


Norton & Deacon with Miguel Botafogo & Band
Well known Argentine Blues Guitarist

Argentina Tour April 2001


Norton & Roy with Reidar Larsen (great Norwegian Blues Artist) & Jan Sollien (Agent)
Norwegian Tour 2003


Norton with Jefferson Gonçalves Band
(My Brazilian Hosts) Powerful & Diverse Harmonica player with a Great Band

Brazil Tour January 2004


Norton with Jefferson Gonçalves Band and Big Joe Manfra
These cats play the blues! ... Great friends!!!

Brazil Tour January 2004


Norton with Flavio Guimaråes
Fabulous Harmonica Player ... Extremely Cool Cat!

Brazil Tour January 2004


Norton with Yamandu Costa
Phenomenal Brazilian 7 String Guitarist

Brazil Tour January 2004


Norton with Nana Vaconcellas
Percussionist extraordinare

Brazil Tour January 2004


Norton with Dewayne Pate & Danny Caron
New Zealand World Tour February 2004


Norton with Chris Cain
New Zealand World Tour February 2004


Norton & Roy with Chinese fans
Bejiing International Tourism Festival 2002


Norton & Lisa w/Chinese Guards 2002
Bejiing International Tourism Festival 2002


Norton w/Fans from Bali
Bejiing International Tourism Festival 2002


Lisa Flores & Gaynell Rogers with Chinese dancers
Bejiing International Tourism Festival 2002


Lisa Flores & Norton in Chinese costume
Bejiing International Tourism Festival 2002

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