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    RIP..Peppi Marchello of The Good Rats

    Us older Tri State fans remember The Good Rats back in the day.

    Greatest Unknown Band In The World.
    Last edited by Jetfan61; 07-11-2013 at 04:56 PM.

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    Peppi's going where they always play "Tasty".


    The Good Bats...side project?

    Great thread!

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    I'll always remember him as the guy I never heard of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jets Things View Post
    I'll always remember him as the guy I never heard of.
    Lotas dick in this thread.

    Well, actually only one.

    So far.

    Who was better?
    Ratt
    The Boomtown Rats
    The Good Rats
    The Rats
    Mouse Rat
    Modest Mouse?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    Lotas dick in this thread.

    Well, actually only one.

    So far.

    Who was better?
    Ratt
    The Boomtown Rats
    The Good Rats
    The Rats
    Mouse Rat
    Modest Mouse?
    RATT. No question. Round and Round.

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    Zappa said Warren DeMartini had "the stuff", so RATT...


    But this is about gindaloons from Long Island...GOOD BATS by a mile.

    It's all gravy, baby. Tasty.

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    I first saw The Good Rats when I was 13 the played at Montclair State College, they became part of my arsenal of bands at the time. The Clash, Joe Jackson, Pistols, Ramones, Blondie, Tom Robinson Band, Squeeze, Cheap Trick, New York Dolls etc.

    RIP

    Sucks BG.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTv1hwRekuo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetfan61 View Post
    Us older tri state fans remember The Good Bats back in the day.

    Greatest Unknown Band In The World.
    Thanks for saying tri state.

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    "Get Back To My Music" was on a Warners compilation album I got at JJ Newberry in the cut out bin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    "Get Back To My Music" was on a Warners compilation album I got at JJ Newberry in the cut out bin. Warner's released a bunch of these "catalog sampler" type albums...so many great artists.
    Wish they were here now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apache 51 View Post
    Wish they were here now.
    Elvin Bishop...so many. Did you see the Clash on the Intrepid (whatever) in 83? One of the last Clash shows...wait it was Joe Strummer's solo band....so many brain cells ago

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    Elvin Bishop...so many. Did you see the Clash on the Intrepid (whatever) in 83? One of the last Clash shows...wait it was Joe Strummer's solo band....so many brain cells ago
    Did not, my one and only Clash show then I became a totally dedicated Dead Head.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROEDWeFqzCU

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    "Get Back To My Music" was on a Warners compilation album I got at JJ Newberry in the cut out bin.
    And then downstairs to stare at the Jamaica poster

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetfan61 View Post
    Us older tri state fans remember The Good Bats back in the day.

    Greatest Unknown Band In The World.
    "If it makes you happy" remember that tune? ..... Saw them MANY times. In fact, for the Permanent waves tour, they opened up for RUSH at the nassau Coliseum.

    terrific local band.

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    A simple rock composition and pretty hard for it's time. I miss the Mad Hatter Stony Brook

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGvqdQ80xF0

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    Another.. can't find a studio version to post

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5eCP5B3WdE

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    Quote Originally Posted by southparkcpa View Post
    "If it makes you happy" remember that tune? ..... Saw them MANY times. In fact, for the Permanent waves tour, they opened up for RUSH at the nassau Coliseum.

    terrific local band.
    HOLYCRAP I REMEMBER THAT!

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    saw them in Yonkers on McLean ave back in the days....RIP Peppi

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetfan61 View Post
    A simple rock composition and pretty hard for it's time. I miss the Mad Hatter Stony Brook

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGvqdQ80xF0

    I don't know if we're in the same age bracket, but you sure did bring back some memories with the Mad Hatter reference. Back in the late '70s, it was Twisted Sister that my friends and I went to see there.

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