Band members               Related acts

Richard Barcellona -- vocals, lead guitar, harmonica

- John Keith -- vocals, organ, bass, acoustic guitar

- Gallen Murphy -- vocals, bass, acoustic guitar

- David Novogroski -- vocals, drums, percussion



- The American Revolution (Richard Barcellona, 

  John Keith, and David Novogroski)

- The Band with No Name (Richard Barcellona and

  John Keith)

- The Boston Tea Party (David Novogroski)

- Scotty and the Tissues (Richard Barcellona and

  John Keith)




Genre: blues-rock

Rating: *** (3 stars)

Title:  Edge

Company: Nose

Catalog: NRS-48003

Country/State: US

Year: 1970

Grade (cover/record): VG+/VG+

Comments: gatefold sleeve

Available: 1

GEMM Catalog ID: not yet listed

Price: $100.00




"Edge" track listing:
(side 1)

1.) Calling Out

2.) Sing Your Song

3.) A New Breed of Man

4.) Lady of Darkness

5.) Movin' On Side


(side 2)
1.) The Story of Angelique

2.) Starvin' Man

3.) Ribbon and Bow

4.)  Money



EDGE on Nose Records from 1970, gatefold unipak in amazing STILL SEALED condition! Very cool downer Heavy Psych with wild fuzz leads and great use of Hammond organ! Forget what Vernon Joynson says about this LP, it's quite in the vein of stuff like Brigade, It's All Meat, Hunger and similar heavy rippers. Manic vocals ala Sir Lord Baltimore, Granicus and the like.


60s: You then joined Edge…
JK: I was a member of Edge off and on for three years.  After we left The American Revolution, Richard, Dave and I hooked up with two guys we had met in Honolulu - Bob and Eddie (can't remember their last names).  They came to Los Angeles, and we hooked up with a producer named Norm Malkin, and recorded and released a single, written by Richard and myself.  It was called "Something New" b/w "Seen Through the Eyes" (which is available on one of the Pebbles CDs).  Eddie and Bob left, and were replaced by a guy named Barry McCoy, who played organ (circa 1969).  Donnie Branker came back to manage us.  We recorded an album for Norm, but he couldn't place it, and eventually we broke up.  We did open for Three Dog Night and Sweetwater.  About a year later, in 1970,Richard called me to say that he'd been recording with Dave and a British bass player, but the bass player had had to go back to England.  He asked if I’d like to join them?  I said okay, but I wasn't playing much bass.  I joined as guitarist/keyboard, and played a little bass.  We then found a guy named Galen Murphy who could play bass.  We finished that album and released it through Nose Records, an independent label, but it was a terrible album.  There were too many different styles, and a terrible mix.  I left the group soon after and got married. 




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