LOCAL ROCK BAND CAUSES FUROR
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Iranian Students Go Ape Over Poster
A rock band that got its start in Peterborough has caused a sensation at the University of Guelph - and it hasn't even played there yet...more
THEIR 'TEHRAN TANGO' WAS A HIT;
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All the poster said was, "Monkey see, monkey do, monkey wants to dance with you."
And a Bowmanville resident was just about another victim of the Iranian hostage situation.
The gentleman, for safety's sake, prefers to be called Mr. G. He does promotional work for a group called Max Mouse and the Gorillas... more
I think it was England's Melody Maker magazine with just a mention really. But it was the trade rag. It was great. Then Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine came out with a great piece on how this record was clearly the real thing, "a voice equal to the power of the writing."
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From the 1970's to the mid 1980's the band was busy, but just this side of mainstream status, filling bars and dance floors from coast to coast. Perhaps remembered more fortheir outrageous publicity stunts, they developed a fiercly loyal following based on countless sweaty nights of intense original country tinged blues and boogie, reggae or rock, or whatever that sound was.
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