Frank Navetta and The Descendents
Joe Carducci, The New Vulgate, 17 March 2010
IN 1980 I wasn't aware of the first 45 by the Descendents, 'Ride the Wild'/'lt's a Hectic World' (Orca 001). It was recorded by Spot at Media Art in Hermosa Beach in September 1979, with help from Dave and Joe Nolte of the Last. The 45 was released in early 1980, though undistributed anywhere but stores in Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, and at Zed in Long Beach.
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