Swamp Rats

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 66 – Jul 67)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Louie Louie 7″ (St. Clair, MF69/MF70) released 66
Tracks: Louie Louie, Hey Joe!

Psycho 7″ (St. Clair, STC 2222) released Oct 66
Tracks: Psycho, Here There And Everywhere

Two Tymes Too 7″ (St. Clair, STC 3333) released Dec 66
Tracks: Two Tymes Too, Mr. Sad

In The Midnight Hour 7″ (Co & Ce, 245) released May 67
Tracks: In The Midnight Hour, It’s not Easy

No Friend Of Mine 7″ (St. Clair, STC 711-711) released Aug 67
Tracks: No Friend Of Mine, It’s Not Easy

Brown Sugar 7″ (Segue, SG 107) released 72
Tracks: Brown Sugar (mono), Brown Sugar (stereo)

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demos recorded c66-67
Tracks: Hey Freak, She’s Got Everything, I’m Going Home, Till the End of the Day, Tobacco Road, It’s Not Easy (alt vers), The house Song, Donovan Medley, Gog

 

Further Information;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Swamp_Rats

Line ups:

Fantastic Dee Jays
65 – early 66
Denny Nicholson
Dick Newton (bass)
Tom Junecko
Bob Hocko (drms/voc)

Swamp Rats #1
66
Dick Newton (bass)
Dave Cannon (drms)
Don Schreiner (gtr)

#2
66 – 67
Dick Newton (bass)
Dave Cannon (drms)
Don Schreiner (gtr)
Bob Hocko (voc)
Paul Shalako (bass)

#3
67
Dave Cannon (drms)
Don Schreiner (gtr)
Bob Hocko (voc)
Paul Shalako (bass)
Joey Guido

#4
67
Dave Cannon (drms)
Don Schreiner (gtr)
Bob Hocko (voc)
Paul Shalako (bass)
Denny Nicholson

Bob Hocko later in Galactus

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