Boston members involved: Barry Goudreau, Sib Hashian

ernie and automatics press 400Ernie and the Automatics is a blues band fronted by Ernie Boch, Jr, who is founder and CEO of Boch Enterprises, which is a billion dollar automotive business. Ernie is a graduate of Berklee College of Music.

Performing with Ernie are Barry Goudreau and Sib Hashian, both former members of Boston. The group is completed with two former RTZ members Tim Archibald and Brian Maes, who also worked with Barry in RTZ. Also in the band is Michael "Tunes" Antunes.

The group has released a two song CD The Body Shop Sessions as well as a four-song disc Live at the Reel Blues Festival. They also have two DVDs available to purchase on their website. In 2009, they released their first full album Low Expectations.

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Low Expectations
Released: 2009
Open E Records

ernie automatics low expectations 400 Track Listing:
01. Good Times Never Last
02. Tappin' On An Empty Head
03. Low Expectations
04. If I'da Let You
05. Blues Town
06. I'm Gonna Haunt You
07. Back Around
08. Hong Kong Shuffle
09. Let It Go
10. Deadman
11. Best Is Up Ahead
12. Fly In The Milk