Tony Gilkyson

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Tony Gilkyson
Gilkyson in 2006
Gilkyson in 2006
Background information
Birth nameAnthony Gilkyson
Born (1952-08-06) August 6, 1952 (age 68)
Hollywood, California
GenresPunk rock, alternative rock
Years active1979-present
Associated actsLone Justice, X, Exene Cervenka, Eleni Mandell, Chuck E. Weiss, Dave Alvin, Wesley Willis

Tony Gilkyson (born August 6, 1952) is a Los Angeles-based musician. He is the son of Jane Gilkyson and songwriter/folk musician Terry Gilkyson, as well as the brother of singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson.[1][2]


Gilkyson is a former member of Lone Justice and was a member of the band X from 1986 to 1995 where he replaced Billy Zoom after his departure and played on See How We Are and the albums that followed.[3]

As a solo artist, he is known for his guitar work.[4] He is also a record producer, having worked with Exene Cervenka, Eleni Mandell, Chuck E. Weiss and Dave Alvin.[3]


  • Sparko, Salinas Records, 1998, ASIN B01KAV92NE
  • Goodbye Guitar, Askew Records, 2000, ASIN B00004T2MS


  1. ^ "X". Britannica Online Encyclopedia.
  2. ^ Richardson, Don (1999). "Terry Gilkyson". Archived from the original on 2007-02-23.
  3. ^ a b Heidt, John (July 2006). "Tony Gilkyson". Vintage Guitar.
  4. ^ Atkinson, Brian T. (March 2006). "Goodbye guitar? Say it ain't so, Tony Gilkyso". Country Standard Time.

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