Sunday, September 22, 2019

The Butch McCarthy Band ( Special To You Single)

   The Butch McCarthy Band were a 4 piece from New Bedford Massachusetts. They formed in the late 70's and continued till the mid 80's. This single and a comp track were their only releases. A rare picture sleeve exists but unfortunately, mine isn't one of them.

Line Up

Butch McCarthy - Guitar, Lead Vocals
Chris Richards - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Dave Fauteux - Bass, Vocals
John Borges - Drums

Part 1 of 2 Recordings 1982

1. Special To You
2. Brat

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Singles ( Play It ! )

   The Singles were a four piece from Santa Cruz, California. The band formed in 1982 and disbanded by 85. This appears to be their only record, with a pressing of less than 500. If you want to read more about the band; the Cheap Rewards Blog did a nice piece on them a few years back.

Line Up - 

Rick Gallego - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Marque Kelsey - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Shawn Andrews - Bass
David Townley - Drums

Big Cheese Records 1983

1. Lookin' Round For You
2. Nicole
3. Sheena's Got A New Hero
4. Just Another Girl

♫♫♫...Who Can I Believe...♫♫♫

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Cavern (No Reason to Cry E.P.)

   a repost by request, originaly posted 4/11/11, new rips and scans, Enjoy!
   I've always been a sucker for mid Sixties British invasion revival bands. This one was Preston based; and they released two Singles:"No Reason to Cry" and "Rain Until September". If you want to know more about Cavern; I found two Myspaces for you to check out: HERE, and HERE.

Kay Drum Records 1982

1. No Reason To Cry
2. Cry For You
3. Wont Let You Go

♫♫♫...You Should Be Sad...♫♫♫