Homestead Grays - Big Hits
Beautiful 12" (4 songs) from the legendary Lawrence, Kansas quartet. I bought this from them when they played the Links Club in '91 and they threw in a purple glow-in-the-dark shirt. I think the Grays disbanded shortly after this, as Chuck Mead moved down to Nashville (where he leads his own band today.)
These four "Big Hits" represent their best original material from that era. The Homestead Grays also used to moonlight as Rabbit Scat, which played surf/rockabilly infused instrumentals with a punk aesthetic. Truly one of the best house party bands in the business in either configuration, many of us thought they were impressive enough to break out but alas, it was not to be.