Simpletones

(Rosemead, California 78 – 80)
originally called Child Abuse (77-78)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases:

Killer smog 7″ (Posh Boy, PBS-2) released 78. Test pressing only
Tracks: Killer smog, Quaalude

I like drugs 7″ (Posh Boy, PBS-2) released 78. Test pressing only
Tracks: I like drugs, Cardboard crotch

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Child Abuse

Demo recorded 77 Boys Ranch studios
Tracks: I’m not your contraceptive, Cardboard crotch, We are the one

Simpletones

Demos recorded Oct 78 – Apr 79
Tracks: TV Love, California, Don’t bother me, Dead meat, Kirsty Q, Nasty nazi, Crisco disco, Rock n roll star, I have a date, Tiger beat twist, You drive me Ape, God save the pope, Kirsty Q #2, Dee Jwah, Love is wrong, Disco dave, I wanna be dead

 

Further Information;

Line ups:

Child Abuse
77 – 78
Danny Ruiz (bass)
Tommy Ruiz (drms)
Jay Lansford (gtr)
Kendall Behnke (voc)

Simpletones #1
78 – 79
Danny Ruiz (bass)
Kendall Behnke (voc)
Jay Lansford (gtr)
Jerry Koskie (voc)
Ken Bragger (drms)
Richard Scott (voc)

Jay Lansford is also in The Extremes, Richard Scott later in Klan

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