Old Hudson Valley Bands

A Look Back At The Hudson Valley Music Scene



has gone through several personnel changes in three decades but one person has lasted through it all - drummer Frank Clarino Jr. In this 1978 photo, members include (left to right) Mike Angelo on guitar, Mike Raab on keyboards, Frank Clarino Jr. on drums and Nick D'Egidio on bass. A live CD of this Diamondhead line-up, Rockin' The Gate in '78, has been called "one of the best live bar recordings made of a Hudson Valley band."

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