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Desperados – Streetwise [1983]

dffbCountry USA

Style Southern Hard Rock

Rating 80/100

Band Members Gregg McMillan – Vocals,bass, Mike Chasteen – Vocals,guitars, Robert Simpson – Drums, Bruce Parker – Guitars

Tracks 01. Streetwise (4:18), 02. I Get Crazed (5:10), 03. Wreckless Flyer (3:49), 04. Messin’ Around (3:19), 05. I’m Rock ‘N’ Roll (3:00)

Profile Formed in 1976 in Gainesville Florida by three cousins the band eventually toured the southeastern US roadhouse circuit and as openers/co-headliners for the Allman Brothers, Axe, Molly Hatchet, Charlie Daniels Band, Henry Paul Band, Johnny Winter, Three Dog Night, Grinderswitch, Louisiana Leroux, Doc Holliday, Winters Brothers, Johnny Van Zant Band, Pat Travers and more playing their brand of Southern Country Rock. The band were known as Dixie Desperados till 1982 when frontman Allan Lowe left the band, drops “Dixie” and goes as “The Desperados. If you like screaming Southern guitars this albums is the one that you need in your collection. This is extremely rare, less then 300 pressed and sold in the Gainesville, Florida area. The split up in 1983 but they re-united a year later for a New Years Eve gig at “Harmonica Joes”. The band is still active touring around.


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