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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Bad Checks (I'm Paranoid Single)

 The Bad Checks were a three piece from Durham, NC. Brothers Robin, and Clif Man, along with their high school friend Larry Tally; formed the band in 1980.They released this, their first single in 1982 on their own Loretta Records Label. Around 1984 frontman Hunter Landen was added to the Lineup. Over a span of 20 years, and multiple Drummers The Bad Checks released a number of records, and may still be at it, although I'm not sure. I found This Band Page, if you want to check these guys out further.

Line Up-

Robin Mann - Guitar
Clifton Mann - Bass
Larry Tally - Drums

Loretta Records 1982

1. Hurting Is Love
2. I'm Paranoid

5 comments:

Zach said...

Thanks for ripping this. Any chance you've done their next release, the great Graveyard Tramp EP? (Their first full length, the 3rd release isn't fab)

Frank said...

Sorry Zach, I don't own that one. Thanks for the comment.

Zach said...

OK. It's definitely worth checking out. Pretty different sound from the single and significantly better. eg, http://the-theme-is.tumblr.com/post/29052752405/bad-checks-17-this-unfortunately-incomplete

Frank said...

Thanks Zach, maybe I'll pick one up one of these days.

zach said...

haha, i was gonna say, i don't remember writing that.