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Bongos, The

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Greetings from NYC: My Week As A Worm In The Big Apple

Report by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 6 September 1980

AS LUCK would have it, my plane ticket to New York City's JFK Airport is open and coincides with the two major jawing topics obsessing ...

The Bongos: Bongo Journalism

Interview by Richard Grabel, New York Rocker, June 1981

THE BONGOS are part of a small brigade making pop music that remains fun to be part of. They are engaging entertainers. ...

The New Independents

Overview by Van Gosse, Musician, June 1981

A pot pourri of personal insights into the galaxy of artist-centered independent labels, including a sample (sampler?) of the latest bumper crop. ...

The Bongos' Postboybeat

Profile by Van Gosse, The Village Voice, 20 April 1982

MAKING SENSE in words of the Bongos' strange, translucent hardpop dreaminess is like trying to tell a stranger about rock'n'roll, or maybe like trying to ...

Banging The Bongos

Profile and Interview by Iman Lababedi, Creem, August 1982

NEW YORK — "Baby psychedelia," claims Billy Altman three songs into the Bongos' first set at the Bottom Line. "Like an early Nervus Rex if ...

Bongos in the U.S.A.

Interview by Roy Trakin, Creem, September 1985

LOS ANGELES — The Bongos are desperately trying to prove Leo Durocher's adage about nice guys was wrong. The Hoboken-based popsters are bouncing around America ...


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