Avengers

(San Francisco, California Jun 77 – Jun 79)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases:

We are the one 7″ EP (Dangerhouse, SFD-400) recorded Oct 77, released Dec 77
Tracks: We Are The One, I Believe In Me, Car Crash

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demo recorded 18-10-77
Tracks: Fuck You, Live

Keystone, Berkeley 77
Tracks: Car Crash, Fuck You, Tiny pink noise

Masque, Hollywood 25-11-77
Tracks: The American In Me

Keystone, Palo Alto 10-12-77
Tracks: I Believe In Me, Desperation, We are the one, Paint it black

Masque, Los Angeles 7-1-78
Tracks: The american in me, We are the one, Car crash, Desperation, Summer of hate, Teenage rebel, Open your eyes, I believe in me, Paint it black, I want in

Winterland, San Francisco 14-1-78
Tracks: The Amerikan In Me, Desperation, Paint It Black, Friends Of Mine, Open Your Eyes, No Martyr, Teenage Rebel, Crazy Homicide, The End Of The World, Summer Of Hate, We Are The One, I Beleve In Me, Car Crash

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 20-1-78
Tracks: Your parents sins

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 29-1-78 (Tracks unknown)

Demo recorded 9-2-78
Tracks: No Martyr, Desperation

Masque, Hollywood Feb 78?  (Tracks unknown)

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 26-2-78
Tracks: Teenage rebel, Open your eyes, No martyr, Friends of mine, White nigger, Desperation, End of the world, The american in me, Substitute, We are the one, I believe in me, Jokers wild, Paint it black, Car crash, Crazy homicide

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 21-3-78
Tracks: The American In me

Demo recorded 28-3-78
Tracks: Open Your Eyes, Thin White Line, Paint It Black

Geary Temple, San Francisco Mar 78. Filmed (Tracks unknown)

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 1-4-78
Tracks: Babylon, American in me, Open your eyes, Paint it black, Teenage rebel, White nigger, We are the one, Desperation, Jokers wild

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 28-4-78
Tracks: The american in me, Open your eyes, No martyr, Friends of mine, Thin white line, Desperation, The good the bad and the kowalskis, White nigger, Teenage rebel, We are the one, I believe in me, Run, Car crash

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 14-5-78
Tracks: Thin white rope, Money, White nigger, Open your eyes, No martyr, The good the bad and the kowalskis, The american in me, Teenage rebel, Desperation, We are the one, Car crash, Jokers wild, Paint it black

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 19-5-78 (Tracks unknown)

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 4-6-78
Tracks: No Martyr, We are the one

Whisky A Go-Go, Hollywood 5-6-78
Tracks: American in Me, White Nigger, Don’t You, Open Your Eyes, C’mon Everybody, Kingdom, We Are the One, Thin White Line, No Martyr, I Believe in Me

Demo recorded 28-6-78 Wally Heider studios
Tracks: White Nigger, We are the One, The American In me

Whiskey A-Go-Go, Los Angeles 4-8-78 Set 1
Tracks: The American In Me, White Nigger, Don’t You, Open Your Eyes, C’Mon Everybody, Kingdom, We Are The One, Thin Red Line, No Martyr, I Believe In Me

Whiskey A-Go-Go 4-8-78 Set 2
Tracks: We are the one, Night ride, Flames of evil, Desperation, I want in, Money, Uh oh, Thin white line, The american in me, White nigger, Open your eyes, I believe in me, C’mon everybody, Car crash

Steamship, Santa Cruz 12-8-78
Tracks: Desperation, Wrong town, Jokers Wild, Something’s wrong

Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco 22-8-78 (Tracks unknown)

Demo recorded 9-10-78 Different Fur studios
Tracks: White Nigger, Uh-Oh

Rehearsal recorded 10-10-78
Tracks: Warm up jam, The american in me, Open your eyes, No martyr, White nigger, Thin white line, The good the bad and the kowalskis, Night ride, Desperation, Desperation #2, Something’s wrong, Uh-oh, Promised land, C’mon everybody, I believe in me

Demo recorded 12-10-78 Different Fur studios
Tracks: The Amerikan In Me, White Nigger, Uh Oh, Second To None

Aito’s, Berkeley 27-10-78
Tracks: The american in me, Open your eyes, Uh oh, No martyr, Lonely girl, Thin white line, Promised land, End of the world, White nigger, Second to none, I believe in me, C’mon everybody, Car crash

Rehearsal recorded 78, Iguana studios
Tracks: Teenage Rebel, Friends of mine, The Good The Bad And The Kowalskis

Mabuhay Gardens 78
Tracks: (“April Fools” Spoken Intro), The American In Me, (“Get Up!” Spoken Intro), Open Your Eyes, Car Crash

Demo recorded 78
Tracks: End of the world, Summer of hate, We are the one, I believe in me

 

Further Information;

http://www.penelope.net/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avengers_%28band%29

Line ups:

#1                                      #2                                      #3
77                                      77 – late 78                        late 78 – 79
Penelope Houston (voc)   Penelope Houston (voc)   Penelope Houston (voc)
Greg Ingraham (gtr)          Greg Ingraham (gtr)          Brad Kent (gtr)
Danny Furious (drms)      Danny Furious (drms)      Danny Furious (drms)
Jonathan Postal (bass)    Jimmy Wilsey (bass)        Jimmy Wilsey (bass)
.                                         Tony Kinman (bass)

Brad Kent is ex-DOA, Wasted Lives, also in Biz, Tony Kinman is later in The Dils, Jonathan Postal is later in The Readymades, Danny Furious, Greg Ingraham are ex-Head Over Heels

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