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The 77s


Referred to by Larry Norman to be “too Christian for the air, and too radio for the Church,” the 77’s had been shaped in Sacramento in the first ’80s by Mike Roe (vocals, guitar) Tag Tootle (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Jan Eric Volz (bass, guitar, vocals) and drummer Tag Proctor. Known initially because the Savage Youthful Scratch Music group, the Christian music group transformed their name and released TABLE TENNIS on the Abyss in 1982, and changed Proctor with Aaron Smith for many Fall Down 2 yrs later. Tag Tootle left following the 77’s live recording 88, however the group split after 1990’s Sticks and Rocks. Roe after that re-formed the music group with Smith and two-thirds from the Strawmen: Tag Harmon (bass, vocals) and David Leonhardt (tempo acoustic guitar, vocals). Seventy Sevens (originally entitled “Pray Nude”) premiered in 1992. Drowning with Property in Sight made an appearance in 1994, and was accompanied by tom tom Blues. Roe in addition has recorded like a single designer and with the Shed Canines. In the past due ’90s, the group shaped their very own Fools of the Globe label and reissued a lot of their old albums, in addition to liberating 1999’s EP and 2001’s A Golden Field of Radioactive Crows among additional new titles.

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Full Name The 77s
Music Songs Sevens, Don't, This Way, The Lust, the Flesh, the Eyes & The Pride of Life, This Is the Way Love Is, Ba, Ba, Ba, Ba, God Sends Quails, Nobody's Fault but Mine, I Can't Get Over It, Mercy Mercy, Nowhere Else, Do It for Love, It's So Sad, What Was in That Letter, Caught in an Unguarded Moment, Perfect Blues, Frames Without Photographs, A Different Kind of Light, Pearls Before Swine, The Rain Kept Falling in Love, You Don't Scare Me, I Could Laugh, Happy Roy, Nuts for You, Dave's Blues, Someone New, Renaissance Man, Love Without Dreams, Something's Holding On, Another Nail, Make a Difference Tonight, You Walked in the Room, Self-Made Trap
Albums Drowning with Land in Sight, Pray Naked, All Fall Down, Sticks and Stones, Ping Pong over the Abyss, Eighty Eight, Tom Tom Blues, A Golden Field of Radioactive Crows, Holy Ghost Building, The 77s, Late, Direct, Echos o' Faith, Fun With Sound, Ninety Nine, Naked & Unashamed, Watchnight Service, EP, Working On the Building

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