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Friday, July 19, 2013

Gary Herrewig (4 - Gone Conclusions E.P)

I Picked this up a year or so ago fairly cheap. I knew who Gary Herrewig is and the seller had a sound file that caught my ear so I took a chance. I was happy with my purchase to say the least. Hurt You Too is my favorite song here, but they're all catchy. Goin' Back is a Gerry Goffin and Carole King tune made Popular by Dusty Springfield and the Byrds .
  This is a solo effort from Gary Herrewig who was and I believe still is.. the Guitarist for the long time Powerpop outfit; Fairfax Virginia's Artful Dodger. If you would like to read more about them Check These Pages Out. Gary is joined by long time band mates Steve Brigida (Drums) and Peter Bonta (Keyboards).

Self Released 1985

♫♫♫...Hurt You Too...♫♫♫

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Student Teachers (Channel 13 Single)

 (Per Request, New Rips, originally posted 10/12/11)
The Student Teachers were a NYC five piece, that were around from 1978 to 1980. Other than this single;(as far as I know) they also had a couple of cuts on a comp called, "Marty Thau Presents 2 x 5". If you would like to learn more about the Student Teachers; Here's their Official Website, it has Lot's of cool stuff to check out.

Line up-

Jan David Cruel - Vocals
Bill Arning - Keyboards
Lori Reese - Bass
Phillip Shelley - Guitar
Laura Kay Davis - Drums

Ork Records 1979

1. Channel 13
2. X 'mas Weather

♫♫♫...Student Teachers...♫♫♫

Monday, July 15, 2013

The Question (Both Ep's)

The Question were an La three piece that were around for most of the Eighties, maybe longer? Other than these two Ep's, they had a couple of tracks on the Warfrat Tales Comp in 1983. I found This Facebook Page that suggests they are or were working on a retrospective but I found no evidence of it ever being released. If you want to read more about the band, I found This Excellent Piece over at the great Mr. Suave's Mod Mod World Website.

Line Up (Distance Apart Ep

Tony Rugolo - Guitar and Vocals
Nathan Roberts - Bass
David White - Drums

Warfrat Grammophon 1983

1. Distance Apart
2. Stare You Down
3. Easy

♫♫♫...Distance Apart...♫♫♫

Line Up (Getting Through Ep)

Phil Cusimano - Guitar and Lead Vocals
Tony Rugolo - Bass and Lead Vocals
David White - Drums and Vocals

Old Scratch Grammaphon 1985

1. Getting Through
2. The Right Track
3. Daddy Rolling Stone

♫♫♫...Getting Through...♫♫♫

The Watermelon Men (Seven Years Single)

 (By Request....Originally Posted 2/25/09... New Rip And Scans)
The Watermelon Men were a Swedish five piece that were around from the mid Eighties up till 1994. During that span they released at least, three Lp's, an Ep, and a couple of singles. I read Here, guitarist Imre von Polgar died in the tsunami disaster in Khao Lak in 2004. Shortly after, the band reformed for a one time show in his memory.

Line Up-

Erik Illes - Vocals and Guitar
Johan Lundberg - Guitar
Imre von Polgar - Guitar
Hans Sacklen - Bass
Erik Westin - Drums

What Goes On Records 1986

1. Seven Years
2. I've Been Told

♫♫♫...She'll Dream Her Life Away...♫♫♫