A.D.'s, New York, USA

A.D.'s, New York, USA

Formed: Albany, New York, USA

This intermittently great band Albany, NY revolved around Jim Furlong (vocals) and Bob Nati (guitars). Their first three singles were good examples of hard, melodic punk, sometimes straying into near-hardcore territory but mainly retaining a poppy edge.

After the third single there was a long lay-off. When Furlong and Nati returned in 1987 with Know Hard Feelings the new lineup inluded a bassist/keyboardist, T. Rice, and some of the songs on the LP veered into Goth territory.

Recording Lineups:

Jim Furlong: Vocals, Percussion
Bob Nati: Guitar
Bass: Mark Wilken
Drums: Chris Melick

Recorded: Living Downtown and (possibly) Alone Again.

Jim Furlong: Vocals
Bob Nati: Guitar
Eric Van Sleet: Guitar
George Lipscomb: Drums

Recorded: More Than Once

Jim Furlong: Vocals
Bob Nati: Guitar
Bass & Keys: T. Rice
Drums: Chris Melick

Recorded: Know Hard Feelings. Jim Roberts was the band's live drummer at the time.

 

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

A.D.'s ‎– Living Downtown The A.D's ‎– Alone Again A.D.'s - More Than Once A.D.'s - Know Hard Feelings  
Living Downtown
(7", 1980)
Alone Again (7", 1981) More Than Once
(7", 1982)
Know Hard Feelings
(LP, 1987)
 

 

Various Artists

Hudson Rock US LP 1982n (MCE): What Do You Say

Break The Rules #9: Rare Punk & Powerpop 1978-'82 Germany LP 1999 (Insekten): Livin' Downtown

Back Seat Love 1 (All American Punk / Power Pop!) ?? LP 1999 (no label): Living Downtown

Bloodstains Across New York #2 - Punk Rock Rarities 1977-83 US CDR 2010 (Big One): Testing

Hyped To Death #41: Northeast & Midwestern Punk 45s: '77-84: A&B US CDR ???? (Hyped To Death): Livin' Downtown

 

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jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

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