Here is one from the video vault! Back in 2001, Joe Bonamassa was caught on stage with Mike Farris and the Screamin Cheetah Wheelies!
Special thanks to YouTube member “1016vortex” for this rare and classic video upload!
There is a little more to this story…please read on:
Mike Farris, the lead singer of The Screamin Cheetah Wheelies (gotta love that name!), lived the rock and roll lifestyle to the max. Farris’s parents divorced when he was eleven years old; he began using drugs and alcohol from an early age, and almost died from an overdose before he was 21.
Just a few months after this recording he left the band and had a spiritual conversion.
Farris became a practicing Christian and rejected drugs and alcohol, and released his first solo album in 2002. In 2007 he released his second solo effort, the strongly Southern-influenced Salvation in Lights, on INO/Columbia Records.
Watch this video of Mike Farris today… hard to believe it is the same man!
There are dozens of videos on YouTube of Mike Farris today. Click the link and watch of a few of them. Be sure to read the comments. It is amazing to read how the change in Mike’s life has changed the lives of so many others.