Michael Cappetta

Vocals, Bass & Harmonica

Michael Cappetta got his start in the music industry while growing up in Redondo Beach California in the 1960s. Michael played with a group called “The Scuzzies” which included his sister Suzie and Brother Robert and 2 cousins. “The Scuzzies” charted a regional Top 40 hit in 1965 about one of Los Angeles most famous radio legends Dave Hull “The Hullbalooer” The song became so famous it became the deejays theme song and was recognized by Bob Eubanks and Casey Kasem. Baskin-Robbins even names an Ice Cream Flavor after the Scuzzies.

In 1973, Michael, Suzie and Robert became “The Cappetta Company”. As “The Cappetta Company”, the trio performed “LIVE” music sets on the radio which broadcasted on KGBS-FM from the Star Theatre at Universal Studios in Hollywood. The Cappetta Company headlined in major hotels, restaurants, and nightclubs throughout the 80’s and early 90’s.

Michael has also worked in radio as an on-air disc jockey and has a voice that is still in demand for many radio commercials as well as singing projects. If you’re driving home from work on any afternoon, you can catch Michael as the #1 traffic reporter on all of the local radio stations for the High Desert in Southern California!

Michael is an accomplished bass player and harmonica player, also many of the great harmonies that you hear “Born Country” sing are arranged by Michael.