Monthly Archives: April 2013

When You Gonna by the Generic Beat – Unreleased Studio Recording

Listen to “When You Gonna,” an original song by the Generic Beat that was written by Xtine. This unreleased studio version of this rhythmic rocker was recorded and produced by Twang Studio in Erie PA. Copyright 2012 by the Christine … Continue reading

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“I Want to be a Gynecologist” by Trash

“I Want to be a Gynecologist” TRASH was a humorous experimental band that performed live between 1982 and 1983 in Erie, PA. Two of the members, Brian and Fleenor, were selected specifically because they did not know how to play … Continue reading

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“That’ll Be The Day” performed by The Twisters LIVE in Erie, PA – a Buddy Holly song

The Twisters covered 3 decades of rock and roll, and among the songs they performed is this Buddy Holly tune, “That’ll Be The Day.” Tom Herman plays lead guitar and sings, with backup vocals and basslines by Xtine. Roger Prehoda … Continue reading

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“Daytime in the Jungle” by the Generic Beat LIVE in Edinboro, PA at the Hotel Evergreen

Listen to this “generic” bass-heavy funk tune, “Daytime in the Jungle,” from a live performance in Edinboro, PA. Songs from this live show were recorded onto a cassette tape from two external mics. The music was digitized in 2001 by … Continue reading

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“One Lie” by the Generic Beat – recorded at Twang Studios by Keith Veshecco and John Mazza

This classic Generic Beat rocker was recorded at Twang Studio by Keith Veshecco and John Mazza. “One Lie” was written by Mark Emhoff, who plays guitar and sings backup vocals on this Erie, PA recording. Dan Smith – vocals Roger … Continue reading

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“Burning Beach” by Xtine and her all-female group Hey Baby!

This Lake Erie inspired song by Xtine was originally performed by the Generic Beat 1985-1987. When she assembled an all-female group in 1998, she revived, performed and recorded this “generic Doors” tune. Aside from Xtine on bass and backups, also … Continue reading

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“How Long Does Eternity Last” by Xtine and the Twisters

Featuring vocals and bass by Xtine, this original song includes some superb guitar playing by Tom Herman. Roger Prehoda plays drums, and Herm Eugenio also plays guitar on this LIVE recording from Opies Tavern in January 1983.

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“Don’t Touch Me” by The Adolescents Dec. 1982 at MJs in Erie PA

This unreleased underground cult classic features Tom Herman on bass, Roger Prehoda on slide guitar, Herm Eugenio on drums, and Xtine on guitar and vocals. The Adolescents. This was an experimental musical endeavor where these four musicians traded instruments and … Continue reading

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Kiss The Darkness by Xtine’s Experimental Band, Trash – Nov. 1982

TRASH was an experimental band that performed from 1982 – 1983 of primarily original music and several twisted versions of cover tunes. Xtine wrote songs, sang and played bass. The late Paul Tatara was extraordinarily gifted at interpreting the original … Continue reading

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“Deadlock” by Chuck Bell by Paul Tatara Nov. 1982 – Erie, PA

This recording features the late Paul Tatara on guitar, singing a song written by his friend, the late Chuck Bell in November 1982. The song is played by TRASH, also featuring Jan Linendoll on drums, Fleenor Gray on trumpet, Brian … Continue reading

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