was born in Dallas, TX, in 1952. He grew up on soul singers like Otis Redding
and Al Green
, inspiring him to take up a similar path and work on his voice. He was a founding member of Anson Funderburgh's Rockets
and sang with that group in the '80s, when he also did time in groups like Ronnie Earl's Broadcasters
. He eventually left Texas and started a solo career in 1991, relocating to Boston and releasing albums that showcased his incredible blues-harmonica skills and his passionate voice. Even legendary soul singer James Cotton
to work with his touring band when he lost his voice, giving Nulisch
a chance to work with someone he admired. He continued his solo efforts into the next century, releasing the critically acclaimed I Like It That Way
in the spring of 2000.