Friday, February 18, 2022

The Tempo Bar Tapes -#6

The Tramp On the Street

This the sixth of a series of videos featuring The Explodo Boys, a Rock/Country/R&B band from Minneapolis, active from the mid 70s to the early 80s.

Vocals by Jimmy Derbis and Paul Peterson, with Rich Lewis on the chorus. A cover of the 1939 Grady and Hazel Cole tune with lyrics taken from the 1877 poem by Dr. Addison Crabtree.

Recorded May 16, 1979 at the now-demolished Tempo Bar, no edits.

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By Professor Batty


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