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RIP Johnny Strike

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 12 Sep 2018, 11:15

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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby bobzilla77 » 12 Sep 2018, 15:49

I really liked them. There was a certain mysterious vibe about them because they never put out a full length, singles were impossible to get. You could read about them, they were in all the big punk anthologies, but to really discover them took effort.
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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 12 Sep 2018, 16:06

Yeah. I miss those days.

The sound of those records is (still) incredible.
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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby Jumper K » 12 Sep 2018, 18:07

A sad loss. Great band. Still a regular play at JKB towers.

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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby TG » 12 Sep 2018, 18:35

I saw them a couple of times way back when. They were a good live band. I wonder if I still have any of their 45s? R.I.P.
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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby LeBaron » 12 Sep 2018, 18:41

Oh no!

I love those Crime records. They’re perfect.
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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby bobzilla77 » 12 Sep 2018, 19:29

The collection Murder by Guitar on Superior Viaduct is great. I picked up a couple of cd collections that sounded weak, like old moldy cassettes. This was the first time I heard what sounded like master tape quality versions if their songs.
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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby Jumper K » 12 Sep 2018, 19:38

The Swami reissued it with 2 extra tracks in 2004.

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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Sep 2018, 23:02

San Francisco had some great early punk bands: the DKs, the Avengers, the Nuns, Flipper, Negative Trend. Crime sounded more dangerous than any of them.

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Re: RIP Johnny Strike

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Sep 2018, 23:06

bobzilla77 wrote:I really liked them. There was a certain mysterious vibe about them because they never put out a full length, singles were impossible to get. You could read about them, they were in all the big punk anthologies, but to really discover them took effort.


Saw them a few times. The Mabuhay and a place called the Farm. It was a hippy co-op under the Army St. overpass.