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Alleycats

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Alleycats

Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 4:24 am

Time for another search of the web to find out what happened to another band from Urgh!, the Alleycats.[:)]

Here is the first link:
http://www.irscorner.com/a/alleycats.html
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Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:02 am

Randy Stodola
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(Randy is far left)
After the Alleycats broke up, Randy and Diane formed the Zarcons, which ended in 1988.
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(Randy a
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Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:11 am

The more likely result is that old Randy still lives in LA. In 2002 he is listed as a contributor on the cd from Freda Rente' (who was in the Zarcons).
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http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/freda
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Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:29 am

Not much luck with Diane Chai. Aside from from the Alleycats hits, I found a pdf article from Canada that mentions her name. It's 46 pages and I didn't find her after scanning it briefly.[:p]
www.queencharlotteislandsguide.com/pdf/2sec.pdf
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Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 6:42 am

One last try to find Diane Chai led me to check the various "people finder" web sites. The only hit (nation wide)comes back to a Diane Kim Chai who lives in California. Sounds good, but the age is off. I figure Diane Chai was probably between 25 and 30 ba
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Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 8:40 am

John McCarty is going to be tough.[:p]
If he is still in the music industry, he might be a songwriter now:
http://www.songwriteruniverse.com/contestwinner7.htm
but this link from Minnesota (remember a Stodola was there too) dosen't list anything about
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Postby Shoyrtt » Fri Aug 12, 2005 8:50 am

As a last resort, I looked up all three on one of the dead musician sites. Luckily, they are not listed.[8D]
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Postby British » Fri Aug 12, 2005 10:58 am

Now the next question is, anyone got any mp3s of these Alley Cats?
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Postby Ollie Stench » Sat Aug 13, 2005 2:37 pm

Wow, I've lived in Minnesota my entire life and I've never heard of New Germany. I've also not heard of anyone from The Alleycats living here. We DO have a former member of Stiff Little Fingers living here, the drummer from The Motels, one of the women
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