Nantucket is a rock band that formed in Jacksonville, North Carolina in 1969. Originally they were known as Stax of Gold, then Nantucket Sleighride and eventually shortened to Nantucket. The original six-member group included Tommy Redd, Mike Uzzell, Larry Uzzell, Mark Downing, Eddie Blair and Kenny Soule. The band signed with Epic Records in 1977 and released their self-titled album featuring the now rock classic single, “Heartbreaker”. An aggressive cross-country tour followed with Nantucket opening for coliseum acts including KISS, Styx, Boston, Journey, The Doobie Brothers and many more. The band’s debut released July 6, 1978 was widely accepted on national radio and made the Billboard charts.