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John T Hampton: AKA T.G. Lighted

Born in Oakland, CA raised in Richmond, CA  John started his music career as a vocalist at 7 years old.. In 1967 he landed a recording and acting contract with Dick Dale Enterprises in Hollywood, CA 1971-1972: Lead vocalist for " Tell A Soul Band". 1974-1976: Took a spiritual quest returning to music in 1976-1979 with the group "Tears Of Fire" .1979-1982: Spent down time writhing and recording and helping others complete their studio projects. 1983-1986: Joined the "Mella Band" which became the Lenny Williams band. 1986-1989: Joined Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra as one of the lead vocalist. 1989-2002: Worked with several bands in the Bay Area as lead vocalist.  John has shared the stage with The Whispers, O'Jays, Jeffrey Osborne, to name a few. John 2002: Became one of the co-founders of " The Best Intentions ".