Old Hudson Valley Bands

A Look Back At The Hudson Valley Music Scene



This list represents all of the Old Hudson Valley Bands for which we have collected information. We are constantly on the look out for new entries. Many of the bands here are from the 60's through the 80's. However we would also like to include those bands which came along later. If your band broke up yesterday, they qualify.



Manikenz (2014-08-20)
race, Frank Boice, John Albamonte, Ken Moone, John "Gus" Loughlin ...more

The Dates (2014-07-31)
of a run in the area. They were based out of Katonah, NY and had quite a following in the area for quite a while. Member Steve Rossi was previously with Ritchie Scarlet. They played all the old venues.

The Phaetons IV (2014-03-11)
ASSANTE, yes the famous actor from Cornwall, Greg Wickline, Larry Winkler. Circa 1966/67? ...more

Patroon Hill (2014-01-04)
75. Original members: Alex Stier, Burt Bodie, Pete Schiffer, Mike Stabile & Barry Lown ...more

Shotgun (2013-11-30)
se band at Rhoda Arms in Newburgh , NY for 2 years.. Featured lead singer [RIP] Joe "Phog" Cardillo, lead guitar Art Ebert, drums Joe Scalfari, and bass Scott Brown..early 1970's.. ...more

Sierra (2013-11-19)
om the Hyde Park area. Mostly top 40.

Band members : Tim Jessup on bass and guitars,Dave Duffield on drums and Jeff Jessup on keyboards

They played weddings and clubs in the ar ...more

The Stingrays (2013-11-18)
burgh were a group consisting of Ronnie Moskowitz, Tommy Kinsler, Autavis Graham, Tony Davilio, and Bruce Shapiro. They were signed to Columbia Records in 1969 and released their 45 rpm single "Fool" They toured throughout the East Coast and appeared on many regional TV shows. Tony went on to bec ...more

The Watson Stillman Band (2013-08-05)
Band from Middletown NY. 1976-78.

Left to Right

( Ox Watson-Craig Romano ) Jessie Kelsa ( Tom Tom Watson-Tom Kain ) and ( Slim Stillman- Stu Newman )

Anyone remember Maggie's Pub? ...more

Schaker (2013-07-28)
ker was a Original Rock/Metal band that formed early 80's till 1984. Schaker was John Bartelucci on Bass, Brendan Capucci on Guitar, Paul Hendricks on Vocals, Pete Scuderi on Lead Guitar and Rob Dileece on drums. Prior drummers were Ray Alex ...more

The Lost Soles (2013-07-10)
aken at "What's It To Ya" in Poughkeepsie. Front row left to right: Jimi Barton and Bruce Garrett. Back Row left to right: Chris McComb, Craig Fischer and Bill Cavanaugh. (1965-1967) ...more

The Squires (2013-07-10)
right: Chris McComb, Bruce Garrett (drums), Bill Cavanaugh and Craig Fischer. (1963-1964) ...more

The Royals (2013-04-05)
-up of this photo: 1965 L/R Jim Roundtree, Joe Cardillo, Mike Roscino, Bill Doderer, Tom Hiten. ...more

Gary Splain and the Rockets (2013-02-21)
Rockets were based in Rhinebeck, and performed blues, rockabilly, and originals around 1970-1972. They did roots before roots ...more

Take Five (2013-02-03)
6 and were based out of Newburgh, N.Y. Recorded jingles for radio stations WBNR & WSUL as well as appearing on the Doo-Wop Shop with Don K. Reed on WCBS 101.1fm. Performed regularly at The Holiday Inn and Shannon Pub in Newburgh and The Class of 57 in Middletown. Also appeared with national acts such as Davy Jones, Lou Christie, Larry Chance and the Earls, The Elegants, The Mello-kings and many others.

Members in this photo are left to right:
Pat Morrison - Rhythm Guitar
Br ...more

Broqun Masque (2013-02-03)
formed Middletown, NY 1985-1993
opened for Zebra, Robin Trower,Joe Lynn Turner, and Martin Briley
radio interviews on WPDH, WKOJ
local favorites!
Released self titled EP in 1993< ...more

The Mix (2013-01-28)
Starr, Seamus O'Shea, Jim Brady, Bob O'Gorman, John Brennan.
From Orange County Played Local Hudson Valley Clubs. ...more

The Pastense (2013-01-05)
rmed in 1965 in Troy, NY and played in and around the Capital District and Lake George until 1967. Highlights include playing with the Myddle Class at Kapp's in the Hollow in Rensselaer, NY and opening for the Young Rascals (later The Rascals) ...more

Mrs. Luna's Crispy Cornflake Band (2013-01-13)
nflake Band
Joseph Mansfield, Robert Tierny, Kenneth Spadaro, Ronald Hoskinson ...more

Cousin Vito (2012-12-30)
some members of Production and played at Edgewood in Amenia and a former dude ranch in Hillsdale.

Picture 1 - Background - Stan Joy (drums) Jeff Mitchell (trumpet and percussion) John Gu ...more

Production (2012-12-30)
and around Hudson Valley and Albany. They played most notably at the club "Generation" located in Pleasant Valley.

Picture 1 - l-r Jeff Mitchell (trumpet, percussion, vocals) Scott Castle (sax), Rich DeCola, (trumpet and percussion) Steve Colmenaro,(bass) Steve Petrone, (vocals, percuss ...more

The Hulahoops (0000-00-00)
o taken at a Car show in Poughkeepsie in 1979 ...more

Tha Past Tells (2012-12-24)
lls Oldies Band was re-formed in 1982 by Middletown brothers Pat Smith (keyboards) and Vince Smith (lead guitar). They recruited Dennis D'Pasqualle, a Las Vegas drummer, Ken Shaw (bass guitar) and Jack Dodd (lead vocals). The band worked "Class of 57" regularly as well as many other venues throughout the Hudson Valley on into the late 1990s. T ...more
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The Womblers (2012-10-31)
Jim Herbst, David Skoglund, Dale Lewis, Dick Bush, Billy Plass
Picture 2 - (in front of cocktails sign)L to R Dick Bush, Jim Herbst, Dale Lewis, Billy Plass, David Skoglund, Richie Woods
Picture 3 - L to R - David Skoglund, Billy P ...more

Hombre (2012-08-25)
vin Dwyer, Jeff Loeber, Steve DiGiovanni, Ted VanWagner. This photo taken at what used to be the Holy Cross School in Rhinecliff. ...more

Friday (2012-07-29)
Bruce Fisher Vocals
Derek Rabbitts Vocals
Richie Hollie Guitar vocals
??? Bass/Vocals ...more

The Termites (2012-07-03)
Morrison , Claude and Pierre Le Henaff ...more

The Bonnevilles (2012-06-29)
ca 1965 (from left to right) Mark Defabio,Bobby Diorio and Steve Geraci. A three peice rock & roll band that was formed in Marlboro Elementary School. They actually played live quite often: VFW halls, School dances,and the Orange and Ulster county f ...more

Hot Stuff (2012-06-23)
s (newburgh n.y) circa 1975 in the pic Mark Elbaum on sax and Steve Geraci on guitar .Members of the band not seen:Bob Kniffin vcl,gtr.-Mark Gamma dr,vcl -Danny Kaiser bs and Keith Teller -trombone ...more

The Crow (2012-06-23)
Hullabaloo (newburgh n.y) 1966 from left to right:Jamie Mckillop- gt. Steve Geraci -gtr. Gary Williams- vcl- Ed miller dr. and John Taylor -bs The Crow was based out of Walkill N.Y. During that era they played all the time- Hullabaloo,Whats it t ...more

Cracker (2012-06-13)
Valley Central Auditorium, Montgomery NY: L-R James Davis, Steve Carter, Joe Riglioni, Bob Rehrey, Barry Petrillo. ...more

The Hellcats (2012-06-11)
;s to 1991, the Hellcats played their own brand of rock'n'roll - with a style that was uniquely original, even as it called to mind the sounds of the early Stones, the music that influenced the Stones- like Howlin' Wolf and Chuck Berr ...more

Dick Elliot Bertling and Katchup (2012-06-05)
k Elliot Bertling and Katchup band circa 1980 to 1983. Kim DuFresne, drums & vocals; Wayne Waligurski, guitar & vocals; Dick Elliot Bertling, piano, trumpet & vocal; Mark DuFresne, bass & vocal. ...more

Radar Rangers (2012-05-04)
re a new wave cover and original band from 1979-1981. The members were Teague O'Hare Hamilton keys and vocals, songwriter - Richard Crane Drums and vocals - Charlie Dominici Guitar and vocals - V ...more

The Sure Thing (2012-04-26)
with Michael Burkhouse, Mike Mindel, Jeff Carano, Jonathan Moorehead and Michael Pirko,Dom Letterii, and Donny Stroffolino ...more

Forcast (2012-03-07)
Helsley, Rick Ecker, Bob Nuccio, Danny Driscoll and Kevin Jefferys ...more

Black Angel (2012-02-21)
burgh NY 1984-1986
Top row L-R Tylor Donald, Nick Verdichizzi, Cris Donald - Bottom row L-R Dan Oniffry, Dennis Hogan ...more

Big Edsel (2012-02-01)
) The nucleus of this long-running oldies group at the beginning of the 80s were (left to right) Alan Wallace, Billy (Big Edsel) Donald and Artie Ebert. Originally Big Edsel and the Hula Hoops, the band was a crowd pleaser for three decades and then some going through many personnel changes. As Arti ...more

Apricot Brandy (2012-02-01)
) Rich Crane, Tom Nigra, Tom Ayers, Art Ebert and Derek Rabbits were the house band 5 nights a week at Dino's in Middletown. They played Led Zep, Nazz, Bob Seger, Steppenwolf, Rascals, Vanilla Fudge and (of course!) Beatles and Stones. Art Ebert ...more

The VIP'S (2012-01-27)
Billy Grant - Drums, Steve Atwood - Lead Guitar, Joe Fiore - Rhythm Guitar ...more

Shadows Of Reality (2012-01-27)
Bodie, Peter Boyle, Randy Hudler, Steve Atwood and Greg VanDine ...more

Just Enough Guys (2012-01-14)
Carl Pack on drums and Rick Warren on guitar. ...more

NRG (2012-01-14)
Wine Bar, 1989. Carl Pack ,Tom Cahill and Brian Edwards. ...more

Seraph (2011-11-19)
dson Valley Area from 1979-1982 Lesley Bowe...Vocals, John (Fitz)Fitzgerald...Vocals, Fred Di Bernardo...Guitar, John Florie...Guitar, Jim Davis...Keyboards, Robert (Suke Succio...Bass, Eddie Zimnowski...Drums ...more

Buswell (2011-11-13)
nd 1971 with Mike Ryan, vocals, percussion, song writing. Hudson Valley Edition was from around 1975 to 1985 with a few different configurations--Andy Camarata -lead and rythm guitar, vocals and songwriting--Steve Doris guitar and vocals and writing--Thom Mayer bass and vocals--Dave Ryan drums, vocals and writing--Tommy Belmont keyboards and vocals ...more

Rumor Hazit (2011-11-10)
ve and Classic Rock Cover Band, Band Members L to R included Greg Tonsing, Drums; Danny Kurtz, Guitar; Carl LaCascia, Vocals; Jimmy Palmer, Guitar and Vocals; Eric Klotz, Bass ...more

The Majestics (2011-10-28)
1963. steve gallant guitar(left) milt long bass(back) grant perry guitar(right) jim wilkins drums(seated) played valenti's,snyders corners, the excelsior house,snyders lake, starlight inn,brunswick, crooked lake hotel,most rensselaer high schoo ...more

Creative Disposition (2011-10-16)
ke Palladino, Doug Lester and Jim "Jimmy C" Campion. Circa 1967. Played in the Poughkeepsie, Highland area. ...more

Sabre (2011-10-07)
from the 80's/90's. Band Members (Left to Right):
Larry Osborn, Drums......John Viscardo, Lead guitar......Eddie Warren, Keyboards and rhythm guitar......Chuck Magos, Bass guitar......Bob Hutchinson, Lead & Background Vocals

Skywire (2011-10-02)
odstock,Kingston area back in the day (1980-83) Greg Jackson on bass,Victor Ruzzo on drums ,Russ Brinnier and Robert Athis (aka Kane Roberts) on guitars. ...more

Alloy (2011-08-29)
ts Hard rock band from the 80s From Ulster County Brian and Gene now own and operate recording studios In NY and Colorado and still perform. Kenny a ...more

Pressure Point (2011-08-17)
lo, Bob Hutchinson, Leo Berthiaume, Vinnie DeBerto, Mark Gamma ...more

Shades Of Brass (2011-08-13)
orio, George Wolff, Carl Florio, Bob Alger, Dave Gleanar, J.T. Maurice, Chuck Nero, Jerry Solomon ...more

Axis (2011-08-13)
h School Gym.
Bob Alger, Richard Leavitt, Gary Mabb, Pete Von Sholly, Robert Wolff ...more

Steel (2011-08-04)
d Mulvaney, Steve Mulvaney, Paul Gilroy, and Rick Gilroy ...more

New York (0000-00-00)
ughout the HV between the years 1979 and 1982. They were featured on the WP ...more

Ricky White And The Blackouts (2011-06-09)

Black Powder Whiskey (2011-05-15)
, Danny Massarone on bass, Sal Detrochio on keys, ...more

Silver Flyer (2011-05-15)
ick , Bill Frick, Dan ...more

Spider (2011-03-01)
ard,Jim Galliuzi,Russ Aldridge ...more

Northern Star (2010-02-13)
ck),Smitty,Joe Cutrera,Charlie Tacinelli,Ernie Barchie,Tom Moore ...more

Accurate Brats (2011-02-10)
Brats: Andy Davenhall (bass)Mark Dean (drums) George Robertson (guitar) David Robertson (keyboards) ...more

Out Of Control Band (2011-02-11)
and" 80s. Highlight was opening for BB King at the Palace in Albany in '86..Front and center, Rick Sicliano (drums and lead vox). Clockwise: Bill ...more

The Night Kings (2011-02-10)
Late 80's. Clockwise from top left: Pat Conover Vocals and Harmonica; Dave Owens Drums; Juan lopez Bass; Grant Perry Guitar; Mike Tremante Guitar ...more

Tomorrow Morning (2011-02-10)

Douglas Dickens (2011-02-04)

The Del-Tones (2011-02-04)
rry Porreca, John Frentino, Dave Osborn
The "Now" photo taken at June 19 reunion of the popular Hudson Valley Band The Del-Tones. The reunion, a ...more

The Kynds (2011-02-04)
ick Piester, Joe Cirincione ...more

The Bits And Pieces (2011-02-04)
eorge Wonders, Denny Connelly, Jerry Doty, Jerry Porreca ...more

Brass Chalice (2011-02-02)
mer,Joseph Avello,Ronald P. Doe,Ken ???,Jutta Riechenbach ...more

Travelin Shoes (2011-02-02)
cuso, Dale DeMarco, John Mayone, Joseph Avello ...more

Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke (2011-02-02)
d Smoke. From the left: Mike Tremante(guitar & vox) , Larry Lewis (vox), Ken Parmelae (saxes & vox), Tony ?? (trumpet & vox), Wayne ?? (drums), Steve Wargo (bass), Bruce Wynn (keyboards & vox). ...more

Great Speckled Byrd (2011-02-02)
Gary Taylor Ohlson's band, "Great Speckled Byrd", opening for Alice Cooper at a concert in New York. Ohlson also played organ, keyboards and synthesizer in the "Hardstone Farm" and "Micah" ba ...more

Micah (2011-02-02)
rom left to right George Robert Wolff, Gus Hernandez, Bob Rowe, Martin Horne, Gary Taylor Ohlson. Album: "I'm Only One Man". ...more

The Myd-Knights (2011-01-13)
-1967 From left to right. Raz Greco, Sal Greco, Neil Krepple, Al Pace, John Cosensa, and not shown, Chuck Schoonmaker. ...more

Autumn's Child (2011-01-01)
e over two years from 76 to 78. Left to right Steve Bartles, Sherry Detrick , Mike DeQuitis, Dan DeQuitis, Rick Quaresimo, and Russ Planke in the back ...more
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Mike & The Mystics (2010-12-21)
ie): Pete Crispell, Mike Cole, Mike Lawry (THE "Mike"), Skip Wills, Mike Coyle ...more

Alice's Restaurant Blues Band (2010-12-19)
lls, Ron Fleming, John Veldhuis, Bob Singleton ...more

The Fairweather Band (2010-12-16)
lvaney, Joe Cutrera, Bob Mulvaney, Lou Bassett, Ken Mulvaney, Russ Planke, Charlie Tompkins ...more

Slippery Jake (2010-12-16)
Shuey, Russ Planke, Robert "Bearcat" Hoffman ...more

Bronco Boys (2010-12-16)
ding, Russ Planke, Mark Adams, Pam Gallo, Pat MacNamara, Gary Guido ...more

Warlock (2010-12-12)
uFresne, Jimmy Eppard, Chris Leide, Mark DuFresne ...more

Poker (2010-12-11)
ich,skip,duffacy,dick culver,ben ribble ...more

Fat City (2010-12-11)
Pat Cafone,Dave Ryan,Victor Ruzzo,John Nicholas,Rusty Brinnier ...more

Moose (2010-12-10)
rd,Claude Lehenaff,Sal D'Onofrio,Al Friedman ...more

Silk & Sounds (2010-12-09)
(trumpet), Mike Antonelli (sax), Johnny Reeves (drums), Maria Hickey (vocals), John Tuturro (famous actor...not in the band...just posed for the pic), ...more

Armodillo and The Country Boys (2010-12-07)
Whittaker,Mike Carl,and Bill Demarest. Not pictured Kevin Russel, Keith Whittaker and Jeff Williams. ...more

Fawn (2010-12-05)
Fletcher, Steve Poole, Steve Miller and Steve Wanzer ...more

Ambush (2010-12-05)
Fletcher, LJ, Guy Nobile, Larry Bracone and Robbie "T" ...more

Voyager (2010-12-05)
ormed) Joe Criffo, LJ, Mike Fletcher, Robbie "T" and Randy Sarna ...more

Gunner (2010-12-05)
isi, Jeff Schectar, Rob Afusso (who went on to play with Skid Row),Charlie Dominici ...more

Gun Hill Road (2010-12-04)
mi Crifo, Jamie Gilroy ...more

SATO (2010-12-04)
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Thick As Thieves (2010-12-04)
w.dominici.com) ex “Dream Theater” vocalist on far right with mustache-guitar and vocals. Ronnie La Pierre-Drums next to Charlie. Far left... ...more

Easy Street (2010-12-04)
hose nights dancing at Easy Street to the sounds of Easy Street. In this photo Ben Ribble, Reggie Ward, Claude LeHenaff, John (Skinny) Regan ...more

Scruff Tones (2010-12-03)
he Scruff-Tones ...more

Passing Thymes (2010-12-03)
re of the band Passing Thymes back around 1964. Jack Meharg on rhythm, Brian Jessup on lead, Frank Grecco on Bass, Steve Smith on Keyboards and of cou ...more

Trilogy (2010-12-03)
e from the early 70's of Scion, a band which included Lenny Seifts on lead guitar, Bob Van Ackooy on drums and Howard Van Ackooy on rhythm guitar ...more

Damaged Goods (2010-12-03)
ck Mann, Bob Verno, Dover Jim, Tom Holsapple, Dave Nuefeld, Edward Daniel Simons ...more

FatDog (2010-12-03)
s-2005 Jim Melius, Kevin Jefferies, Steve Race, Mike Fletcher and Harvey Boyer ...more

The Midnight Specials (2010-12-03)
inspired roots rockers The Midnight Specials were one of the Hudson Valleys premiere rock'n'roll bands of the 1980's. Together from 19 ...more

Sisters Hill (2010-12-02)
Loeber, Bill Chorney, Gary Beatty ...more

Drezdon Blacque (2010-12-02)
a Fairbanks, Steve DiGiovanni, Jeff Carano, Bill Bakey ...more

Street Talk (2010-12-02)
80s they were the hottest conglomeration on the dance music circuit. The earlier version featured (kneeling, left to right) Dave Egan, Frank Malley, a ...more

The Real Thing (2010-12-02)
fore The Hula Hoops, before The Wethead Band and all the other regional rock revivalists, there was Greaser Night featuring The Real Thing. Members in ...more

The Starlites (2010-12-02)
were a Dutchess County group that featured (left to right) Tony LaFalce (accordion), Howard Dubin (drums), Jeff Emma (sax), Tom Phelan (bass and lead ...more

Young Turks (2010-12-02)
tchinson was doing a Rod Stewart tribute thing circa 1980 because he had the look, he had the haircut, tights and scarf but mainly he had the vocal ch ...more

Anthem (2010-12-02)
nky LP on the Buddha label entitled "The Caboose." Members of the group included (front row) Joel Stephens (back row, left to right), Bart Meola, Greg ...more

Slither (2010-12-02)
d a make-up personna ala Kiss, they played at places like Dino's in Middletown and the Squire Lounge in New Windsor in the 70s before folks in th ...more

The Dirty Elbows (2010-12-02)
rom either 1964 or 1965, according to lead guitarist Russ Aldrich, who recently visited Museum Curator Mike Raab in North Carolina. In the group photo ...more

The Lost Souls (2010-12-02)
) were (left to right) lead guitarist John Cannon (Canning), bassist Thom Peters (Caccetta), guitarist Michael Marino and drummer Bob Hefernan, who re ...more

Still Wind (2010-12-02)
ies concert on June 17, 1973 at the Newburgh Armory put together by Carmine Fortino Jr. of the Rhoda Arms Nightclub and James Cracolici of Cracolici B ...more

Lenny Frank and The Rhythm Rockers (2010-12-02)
mid-Sixties and were a top draw at places like College Lanes in New Paltz and the Holiday Bowl in Wappingers Falls. They occasionally checked into Me ...more
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BullAngus (2010-12-02)
ercury label, Bull Angus (1971) and Free For All (1972). Band members include Geno Charles on drums and percussion, Larry LaFalce on guitar and vocals ...more

Bartholomew and The Barbarians (2010-12-02)
nners of the Newburgh-based power quartette Dutchpop ...more

The Peppermints (2010-12-02)
s these three photos of the Newburgh-based rock band as they appeared over three years. The Peppermints were one of the few area groups to feature a steel guitar as a solo rock and roll instrument. ...more

Mark IV (2010-12-02)
Hill, the Summer of 1966. Members of the Mark IV included Ed Gilroy, JImmy Marino, John Ackert, Emery Ruger and Butch Loreto. Our thanks to Fred Mend ...more

Diamondhead (2010-12-02)
eral personnel changes in three decades but one person has lasted through it all - drummer Frank Clarino Jr. In this 1978 photo, members include (left ...more

The D'Jow Band (2010-12-02)
ery first Hudson RIver Sloop Festival held in Newburgh back in June of 1970. Right after Don McLean of "American Pie" fame did a musical set, they too ...more

The Sapians (2010-12-02)
964 but Steve Peters, Pat Hearns, Guy White and Ron Black, collectively known as The Sapians, were denied access to Newburgh Free Academy High School ...more

Group Therapy (2010-12-01)
Poughkeepsie High School in 1965 as Mike and The Mystics, but shortly became Group Therapy, possibly because there were now three members named Mike, ...more

Max Flyer (2010-12-01)
Fitzgerald on bass, Billy Dietz on drums, Dave Neil on vocals, Steve Spyhalski on keyboards and Kevin Thompson on guitar. They did a lot of the club c ...more
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The Dark Ages (2010-12-01)
gkeepsie-based group consisted of (left to right) John Spadaro on keyboards (the traditional Farfisa, of course), Danny Baily on guitar, Michael DiTul ...more

Last Licks (2010-12-01)
er from 1977 to early 1982. Members included John McCormick (bass), Ira Getter (keyboards), Frank Malley (guitar), Rich Crane (drummer) and Gabe Secal ...more

Hardstone Farm (2010-12-01)
he past becomes the present" and friends can reconnect years later. This has become the case with members of the Hardstone Farm band, a group which wa ...more
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The Torqueys (2010-12-01)
Bob Nolan, George Whitesell. Bottom row: Dave Kelley, Dave Vorndran. Bob Nolan eventually became record department manager at the now-defunct Lloyd� ...more

Phantom's Opera (2010-12-01)
Cardillo from Newburgh, formerly with Shotgun and Phog, fronted this group. Thanks to Tom Cifarelli for the photos. Tom's not sure about the date ...more

The Boffos (2010-12-01)
e Napolitano, Mike Brock and Jay LoRubbio rocked the rafters at Bentley's in Pine Bush somehwere around 1983. If you go to The Jukebox you can fi ...more

Time Square (2010-12-01)
acappella group has been around for more than two decades. This photo was taken at the ARC Telethon held at The Granit Hotel in Kerhonkson and broadc ...more

The Marauders (2010-12-01)
4-65 this group made the rounds in eastern Orange County. Lead guitarist Jim Baker notes that "we played regularly with Bart and the Barbarians and Th ...more

Big Noise (2010-12-01)
the 1st bands to perform at the "re-invented" Rhinecliff Hotel in the 1980's. They were Bard students who had a huge impact on our local music s ...more
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New Planet (2010-11-30)
Jeff Loeber guitar, Greg VanDine drums, Jeff Schectar keyboards ...more

Sandy and The Rhythm Cruisers (2010-11-30)
in the Rhinebeck scene for what seemed like ages. Jeff Loeber, Sandy Houghton, Mark Dean, Steve Bartles. Jeff and Steve still play together with UGUY ...more

Phog (2010-11-30)
ock from this Orange County group. Lead guitarist was Artie Ebert, who was with Shotgun prior to Phog, and the Big Edsel Band afterwards. Lead vocalis ...more

Nirvana (2010-11-30)
n-selling group of the 90s, but the Ulster County grouping of 1968. Somewhere along the way we lost information on the band so we hope that drummer Ke ...more

Pink Savage (2010-11-30)
0s glam rock quartet with roots in Ulster County featuring Noela Starr on synthesizers and vocals, Bobby Mobley on lead guitar and vocals, Blackie on ...more

Harvest (2010-11-30)
Bachelor in Poughkeepsie and the original Harvest was onstage. From left to right are: Eddie Monteleone, guitar; John McCormick, bass; Guy Masson on d ...more

Chip and The Countdowns (2010-11-30)
Campi-Tarsio Lanes in Newburgh, this faded photo recalls the Top 40 rock and roll of Chip and Company. From left to right are: Nick Monaco, lead guit ...more

Easy Changes (2010-11-30)
ernan on keyboards, Billy Donald on lead vocals and Johnny Buk on bass. Drummer was named Mike and that's as much as we can remember. The photos ...more

The Jelly Bean Bandits (2010-11-30)
eam LP cover elicited critics comments that ranged from "pure psychedelia" to "teen dorks." The photographer was Chuck Stewart, who went on to do awar ...more

The Sonnets (2010-11-30)
an identify for sure is guitarist Jack Stang on the top. The picture was taken by Valley club photographer Vern Drew of Fort Montgomery at the Trade W ...more

Black Powder Whiskey (2010-11-30)
y Beehler and bassist Rick Mullin onstage circa 1980. Other band members included Sal DiTrocchio on Hammond B-3, Mike Diaz on drums and Ken Dedrick on ...more

The Argoes (2010-11-30)
on lead guitar, Bobby Lonie on drums, Johnny (Babbs) Britain on bass, and Gene Allen on rhythm guitar and lead vocals. Originally Gene Allen & the Paw ...more

The Furys (2010-11-30)
guitar, Dennis Shook on drums and Dougie Shook on lead guitar. Photo taken during a gig at the Moose Hall, Newburgh, NY, January 27, 1963. A Top 40 tr ...more

Dutch Pop (2010-11-30)
tal fivesome that featured Mike Smith on bass, Tom Cifarelli on drums, Joe Babcock on guitar, Richie Bucci on organ and Bobby McCaw on lead vocals. ...more
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Gold Brik (2010-11-30)
e Tropical Inn, Route 9W in Port Ewen, around May of 1972 when this photo was taken. Members (left to right) are Barry Jackson (Hammond B3), Jimmy McT ...more

Polecats (2010-11-29)
es Prosser, Russ Bonk, Elwood H Smith, Tim Hoolihan ...more

River Road (2010-11-29)
omano, Jeff Schecter, Roy Murray, Jeff Loeber, Joe Scalfari ...more

Contender (2010-11-29)
llanueva,Steve Atwood,Paul Grimsland,Bob Vinsick ...more

Bunz Rock Show (2010-11-25)
LtoR Rob Hull bass, Jeff Loeber guitar, Bill Deitz drums, Steve Atwood guitar ...more

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