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Dreams So Real

Among the lesser-known electric guitar pop rings to emerge from the fertile Athens, GA, music picture from the mid-’80s, Dreams Thus True formed in 1984. Vocalist/guitarist Barry Marler fulfilled bassist Trent Allen and drummer Drew Worsham in an area record shop, and in just a calendar year the trio released …

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Squalls

Among the lesser-known acoustic guitar pop rings to emerge from the fertile Athens, GA, music picture from the 1980s, the Squalls formed in 1981 following vocalist/guitarist Bob Hay and guitarist Ken Starratt’s relocation from Maine. Regular jam periods ultimately yielded a lineup that additionally included bassist Al Walsh and drummer …

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Love Tractor

Alongside luminaries like R.E.M., the B-52’s, and Pylon, Like Tractor helped create the college city of Athens, GA, being a mecca of choice music in the first ’80s. Made up of guitarist Michael Richmond, multi-instrumentalist Armistead Wellford, drummer Package Schwartz, and guitarist Tag Cline, the band’s first materials was instrumental, …

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