Keyboard participant and vocalist particularly known for his shows within the Hammond (electric powered) Body organ. He received and was nominated for a number of Blues Music Honours for his shows using the Phantom Blues Music group. He gained an athletic scholarship or grant to the University or college of Kansas. He published for any politically-themed blog known as Crooks and Liars. His wife, Chocolate Howse Finnigan, became well-known for her focus on the A&E fact series Treatment. The Finnigans elevated two kids: Kelly and Bridget. He offered program music for and/or toured with Jimi Hendrix, Etta Wayne, Maria Muldaur, and additional renowned rock and roll, jazz, and folk music artists.