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Compiled by JEFFREY M. LEMLICH

Contents may not be reproduced without credit.


What you see here are additions and corrections to information that appears in the book SAVAGE LOST:  Florida Garage Bands, The '60s and Beyond.   Please refer to chapter nine, pages 112 through 119 for the original listings for this section.  These listings serve to compliment those in the book, not replace them.   Any additions and corrections are always welcome.


ANTIQUES

BARTOKS MOUNTAIN  (Ft. Lauderdale)
(Jim McAllister replaced Tim Mitchell on bass in May 1967.  Jim McAllister later turned up in the Missouri band Chessman Square.  Tom Staley became a founding member of NRBQ, while Billy Burke & Bob Herzog were part of the trio Woodchuck with Jaco Pastorius.)

 

 

BETTER THINGS IN LIFE
BURGUNDY BLUES  (Miami)
(The drummer on their record was Keith Van Schaik.  This was actually The Amen using a nom de plume.)

CASUAL-T's  (Miami)
(Included Charles Brennen)

CAVEMEN (II)  (Key West)
(Andy Johnson, lead guitar;  Sergio Roche, rhythm;  Bob Jabour, bass;  Pauley Walterson, drums, replaced by Tony Rey)

CHAIN GANG  (Boca Raton)
(George “Leapin’ Lang, vocals;  Frank Amato…)

COACHMEN  (Key West)
(With Bob Jabour, bass, and Pauley Walterson, drums, prior to their joining the Cavemen)
DEAD END KIDDS  (Miami)
(Tim Mettar, bass & vocals;  Bob Brean, guitar;  Dewey Bond, drums;  Lee Loban, Hammond organ & vocals)

DESTINY'S CHILDREN
(Included Gary Price)
DR. T & THE UNDERTAKERS  (II)  (Miami)
(Should show Louie Rodrigues as bass player.   The band broke up around the summer of 1967.)

DRONES  (Hialeah)
(Brim Leal, vocals & rhythm guitar;  Ray Hurst, lead guitar;   Pepe Gomez, drums;   Barry Zander, bass.     B ob by Miller also played bass for one summer.)
EIGHTH DAY (I)  (West Palm Beach)
(Frank Birdsong, rhythm;  Brad Bond, bass;  Ron Reilly, lead guitar;  Tom Reilly, drums;  Bob Sariti, lead vocals)
5th EDITION (Hollywood)
(Johnny Sambataro, guitar;  Paul Crosta…)

FINDERS KEEPERS  (Miami)
(Tommy Schils, lead guitar;  Lance Shue, vocals;  Bobby Miller, bass;  Richie Eiler, rhythm guitar;  Frank DeSoto, drums)
GOOD THINGS
HARD KNOCKS  (Ft. Lauderdale)
(Pete Harris, guitar & vocals;  Tom Fahey, guitar & vocals;  Bob Abernathy, keyboard & vocals; 
Rick Kornowski, bass;  Chris Muscarella, drums)
INTRUDERS (II)  (North Dade/Opa-Locka)
(George Butticaz, vocals;  Tommy (Bopper) Tyree, rhythm;  John O’Donnell, lead guitar;  Bob Mercagliano, drums;  Donny Borgese, bass)
INTERNAL GROOVE
(Michael Miele, guitar & vocals;  Ricky Scharold, drums;  Tony Garrambone, bass.   Other members were added to satisfy a few gigs including Chuck Greenfield, keyboards, and Paul Chevalier, guitar.  Formerly The Keynotes.)
KIDDS  (Miami)
(The Jimmie on bass is Jimmie Sasser.)

KRYPT KICKERS  (Ft. Lauderdale)
(Jimmy Smith;  Tim Yaquinto;  Bob Orsell, bass;  Dave Bonovich, replaced by Al Mason;  G. Christensen)

LAS OLAS BRASS  (Ft. Lauderdale)
(Danny Skidmore, vocals; Gary Katis, trumpet;  Rick Katis, trumpet;  Randy Robertson, trumpet;  Rich Franks, drums (replacing Jaco Pastorius);  Kim Bruch, guitar;  Jaco Pastorius, bass (replacing David Neubauer);  Alex Sadkins, saxophone;  Tommy Fletcher, saxophone;  Rodger, saxophone)

MAMA’S BOYS ( Ft. Lauderdale, formerly of Chicago, IL )
(Jerry Musgrove, bass; Golden Goose, keyboards…)
MEAT DEPT.  (Hollywood)
(Sam Rathburn, drums;  Pat Maguire, lead guitar;  Stan DiMao, keyboards;  Moe Giacobie, bass;  Rick Nicely, vocals;  Steve Seymour, rhythm)
MOON CHILDREN
OTHER SIDE  (Key West)
(Jimmy Rivas, drums; Mark Spinola, guitar; Jim Bull, keyboards;  Carlos Garcia, bass)
OUR GENERATION  (Ft. Lauderdale)
(Matt Presby, guitar; Eddie Keating, vocals;  Mitch Biscup, bass…)
PAINTED PORTION  (Hollywood)
(Steve Sallaz, rhythm;  Steve Bacall, lead;  Rob Campbell, bass;  Ronnie Fontez, organ;  Alan Criger, drums.   Later known as NEW CHAINS III)
PERSUADERS  (Hallandale)
(Included Sandy Osband)
PYRAMIDS  (North Miami Beach)
(Included Lenny Hoss)
ROYAL ASCOTS  (Hollywood)
(Chuck Malool, lead guitar;  Bennie Neal, lead vocals;  Rick Reams, drums;  Chris Chessner, organ;  Mike Haydock, rhythm;  Jack Giampapa, bass)
SCOTLIND YARDE  (Hollywood)
(Dave Hardy, keyboards;  Rob Murchison, lead vocals;  Jimmy Sepielli, guitar;  TRalph Liano, bass;   Bruce Schacher, lead guitar;  Mark Harris, drums)

SHADES  (Miami)
(Jim Miller, lead guitar;  Craig Cherry, bass;  Manny Quiroga, lead vocals;  Pete Bartels, rhythm guitar;  Dave Arnold, drums)
SIDEWALK'S END (I)  (Ft. Lauderdale)
(Craig Reid, bass & backing vocals;  Jerry Thornton, guitar;  Ralph Turpening, rhythm;  Ray Lenahan, drums;  George “Leapin’” Lang, lead vocals;  Jon Guthier, Hammond organ)

SOMEBODY'S CHILDREN  (North Miami)
(Harold Lindsey, guitar; Mike Parker, guitar;  Rudy Votch, guitar;  John Crane, bass;  Frank Rosa, drums)
SONS OF EVE
SPECIAL FLYTE  (Golden Beach)
(Included Patrick Crawford)

SWEET YOUNG THINGS  (North Miami)
(Al Costello, vocals; Fred Sams, drums;  Pete Bartels, rhythm guitar;  Jack Alcaro, bass)
TASMANIANS (I)   (West Palm Beach)
(Robbin Thompson, Mike Carnes, Craig Davis, Greg Brunt, Woody Pollard)

TORNE PAJE (I)   (Miami)
(Lee Gerard, vocals; Chris Rathburn, guitar; Mike White, bass;  Paul Jimenez, drums)

UNDERGROUND
WARLOCKS  (Hialeah)
(Tony Robledo, drums; Renato Tirador, vocals;  Bob Gonzalez, bass;  Victor “Kooky” Berrios, organ;  Ricky Murciano, guitar.  Donnie Jarrells was also a member at one time. 
This line-up evolved into UNIVERSAL JOYNT)

WATCHMEN  (Hollywood)
(Larry Hart, rhythm guitar;  Bobby Valentine, lead guitar;  Dean Haddox, bass;  Richie Corey, drums;  Pete Hofheinz, keyboards)

WEEDS (II)  (Boca Raton, via Lakeland)
(Skip Sheffield, vocals & bass;  John Baldwin, drums;  Bobby Johns, lead guitar;   Rob Mansfield, organ)
WET PAINT
(Tim Trembly, lead guitar;  Sal Gonzales, guitar;  Ken Zaslavsky (Zane), guitar;  John Stasko, bass;  Russ Lawrence, keyboards;   ?, lead vocals)


Some of the thank you's for information in this section go to:
Bob Abernathy, Tony Asci, Pete Bartels, George Butticaz, Bill Carter, Mike Dugo, Tony Garrambone, Lee Gerard,
Dave Hardy, Bobby Jabour, Pat Maguire, John Mascaro, Tim Mettar, Bobby Miller, Jim Miller, David Neubauer, Craig Reid, 
Jim Sasser, Tom Staley, Robbin Thompson, Bobby Valentine, Tim Yero, Adam Zaslavsky.   
Please keep the updates, corrections, photographs, and records (especially records!) coming.