The Mannish Boys are an American blues band based in Los Angeles, California. They play classic blues in West Coast, Texas and Chicago styles.
Led by vocalist Finis Tasby, the band consists of all-star veteran members of the West Coast blues scene. The band debuted from Delta Groove Productions in 2004 with the album That Represent Man. The members on the debut CD were Finis Tasby (vocals), Kirk Fletcher (guitar), Franck Goldwasser (guitar), Leon Blue (piano), Ronnie James Weber (bass) and June Core (drums). The CD featured guests including Roy Gaines, Paul Oscher, and Mickey Champion. They made appearances at festivals in the U.S., Canada, and also in Europe.
Bobby Jones, a blues and soul vocalist from Chicago came on board as a special guest on Big Plans (2007), and became an official member soon after.
The Mannish Boys Lowdown Feelin' was nominated in the 8th Annual Independent Music Awards for 'Blues Album of the Year'.
The song "Mannish Boy" (originally by Muddy Waters), as performed by The Mannish Boys, was featured during the credits at the end of the 2007 romantic comedy movie, What Love Is.
In 2013, Double Dynamite won the Blues Music Award in the 'Traditional Blues Album' category, and the group was also nominated in the 'Band' category.