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Ridgerunner Rohan's - Jan. 16, 1976
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Mike Beddoes (guitar, vocals), Joel Bert (percussion), Gary Cramer (guitar, vocals), David Engleman (bass, vocals), Larry McGillivray (drums, vocals), Elliot Turret (guitar, vocals)
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Jan. 16, 1976 (Creation)
- Ridge Runner
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1 audio cassette (30 min., 47 sec. ; 91 m) : iron oxide, 4.75 cm/s, instantaneous, acoustic, stereo ; 0.4 cm
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Ridge Runner was a Vancouver-based psychedelic rock band that was active 1975-1976. Many of the members were formerly members of the folk-rock band Brain Damage, including Joel Bert (percussion), Gary Cramer (guitar, vocals), David Engleman (bass, vocals), and Larry McGillivray (drums, vocals); they joined Mike Beddoes (guitar, vocals), and later Elliot Turret (guitar, vocals) to form Risge Runner.
Ridgerunner played a number of music festivals across British Columbia, including the Edgewood Fair, Habitat ’76, the Easter Be-in, and several tours of the Kootenays and Vancouver Island. They also played in Edmonton and Seattle. Ridgerunner reunited after 25 years for a 20th year celebration of Rohan’s Rockpile nightclub.
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Item part is an audio recording of a performance by the band Ridgerunner at Rohan's Rockpile in Vancouver (B.C.). The song list includes When I Die, Superstar, New Song (Goin Back), On Our Way Home (Let It Go), and Miss Flash. The recording also captures band discussion during practice, as well as some noodling and experimentation with grooves.
Tape stretched from the 14 minute mark.
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Available as a digital file.
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Playback of physical tape restricted for preservation reasons.
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Reproduction permitted for fair dealing purposes; other uses may require permission of copyright owner.
Recorded on side 2 of compact cassette.
Copyright: City of Vancouver Archives, members of Brain Damage; expiry: 2027-01-01.
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