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Anson Funderburgh (born November 15, 1954, Plano, Texas) is a blues guitar player and band leader. He has led Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets since 1979. Their style incorporates both Chicago Blues and Texas blues.
As well as the studio recordings, Funderburgh and his band has played live at the Zoo Bar, in Lincoln, Nebraska. In 1990 the band was on the bill at the Long Beach Blues Festival. In addition in 1990, they appeared on Show #109 of the NBC television program, Sunday Night.
In 1989 and 1990 the band's bass player was Mike Judge, future animator and creator of Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill.