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Monday, 8 August 2016

Vog - In The Crowd (1981)


b/w Didn't I


In 1978 USA (New York) Pop/Rock Band The Debs (Annie Kaye & Rennie Gennosa) Released a European 45 (Cupie Dolls/ Oh Woman - A&M Records).
The 45 was written by their then management of Mark Blatte & Larry Gottlieb. Unhappy with the way their career was going they teamed up with Richard Lampese & in late 1978 became Vog (along with Jimmy Chahalis & Robert Lopiccolo )

However, by the time they had put their recordings down on tape Lampese had left to be replaced by Bobby DiMonte

Ony Kaye (AKA Annie Kuskowski) - (Lead Voc)
Bobby DiMonte - (Guitar) 
Rennie Xosa (AKA Rennie Gennosa) - (Bass)
Jimmy Chahalis (AKA Jimmy Johallis) - (Drums)
Robert Lopiccolo - (Keys)

Discography
7" In the Crowd / Didn't I (France [Sirocco] / Germany [RCA]) 1981  
7" Playmate (Compañero De Juegos) / Pushin´ Me Over The Line (Spain [Zafiro]) 1981


LP Vog (Spain [Zafiro] / Germany [RCA]) 1981
In The Crowd / Step Ahead / Didn't I / One More Time / Keep It Up // Playmate / St. Mark's Twist / Pushin' Me Over The Line / Computer #'s / Don't Wanna Hear It


Useless Info -  Ony was also a backing singer for Ellen Shipley on her Ellen Shipley (1979) & Breaking through the Ice Age (1980) LP's.

Where Are They Now  - Kuskowski became a Doctor, Gennosa a Photographer, Lopicocolo a School Teacher & Chahalis a Drum Teacher.

Finally - They filmed this video for Platmate at the "Corner Pocket Billiards" on Northern blvd situated above Borderline Towing. NJ

Sounds, Scans & Extras

5 comments:

  1. Robert lopiccol is not a teacher. I am a jazz pianist now.

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    1. Opps... My Bad (Never beleive all that you read on the internet)

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  2. Ony did not become a doctor. She and her husband live in upstate NY. They own and run a general store and Ony is a yoga instructor. She still occasionally plays music live and has recently announced that she will be going back to performing rock and roll as opposed to folk music.

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  3. Bobby DiMonte passed away July 5, 2017. The cause is still unknown.

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