Michael Kelly “Mike” Finnigan (April 26, 1945, Troy, Ohio, United States) is an American keyboard player and vocalist, his speciality being the B3 Hammond Organ.
He attended University of Kansas on a basketball scholarship.
Mike Finnigan has toured and sessioned for Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Etta James, Sam Moore, Crosby Stills and Nash, Dave Mason, Buddy Guy, Manhattan Transfer, Taj Mahal, Michael McDonald, Maria Muldaur, Peter Frampton, Cher, Ringo Starr, Leonard Cohen, Tower of Power, Rod Stewart, David Coverdale, Tracy Chapman, Los Lonely Boys, and Bonnie Raitt.
He recorded two solo records in the 1970s, one with Jerry Wood. He later collaborated with two other Columbia Artists, Les Dudek and Jim Krueger, with whom he formed DFK (Dudek, Finnigan, and Krueger) in 1978. More recently, his work featured on the CD by The Finnigan Brothers (NashFilms Records), a collaboration with his younger brother Sean and founding member of Bread, Robb Royer.
1 Can’t Keep A Secret (Al Kooper, Richard Supa) 3:34
2 How Wrong Can You Be (Max Gronenthal) 4:21
3 The Words (Jim Krueger) 3:14
4 Can’t Keep A Secret (Scott Shelly, Tom Jans) 3:33
5 I Could Never Leave You (Max Gronenthal) 4:14
6 Sailfish (Max Gronenthal) 4:07
7 Expressway To Your Heart (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff) 3:56
8 Love Might Keep Us Forever (Max Gronenthal) 3:34
9 Let Me Love You (Jack Conrad, Ray Kennedy) 2:47
10 Hideaway From Love (Richard Stekol) 4:25
|Acoustic Guitar||Les Dudek|
|Acoustic Guitar||Jim Krueger|
|Background Vocals||Les Dudek|
|Background Vocals||Jim Krueger|
|Background Vocals||Myrna Matthews|
|Background Vocals||Marty McCall|
|Background Vocals||Melissa Mackay|
1 Can’t Keep A Secret
9 Let Me Love You
10 Hideaway From Love
Producer – Ron Nevison
Recorded At The Record Plant, Los Angeles, California, October-December, 1977