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Southern New England's Best Rock From JB 105 LP 1981
Label: Starstream #: BMC-80125 Country: USA
Info: Compilation of local artists produced by Providence, RI radio station WPJB as part of the Big Music America Contest.

CONTENT
(bold = exclusive track / normal = non-exclusive track / italic = non-metal)



Side A:
1. ZAITCHIK BROS. - South Boston
  The opening song has a hard rock edge to it, but then they had to bring in the saxophone and keyboards.
2. GG TURNER BAND - Maureen
  AOR/powerpop.
3. THE I.Q.'S - Heartbeat Tonight
  New wavey hard rock that is actually pretty cool.
4. JACK CONWAY & THE YOUNG AMERICANS - Rock Steady Betty
  BOB DYLAN meets LOU REED.
5. CROSSING - Time Will Tell
  Female fronted melodic hard rock.
6. HARD REIGN - Back To You
  Garage rock.

Side B:
1. THE PROBERS - I Saw You Lookin'
  Hard powerpop.
2. GRANT MALOY - I'm A Loaded Gun
  Soft pomp rock.
3. BLUES OUTLET - Olneyville Stomp
  Blues rock.
4. JIM PACHECO & THE SMITH BROTHERS - Dreamer
  Great NWOAHM with nice vocal harmonies and strong 70s hard rock and southern rock influences. Also appeared the same year on the WCOZ compilation The Best Of Boston Beat Volume II, under the name THE SMITH BROTHERS.
5. K Y O - Push Button Robot
  Early DEVO meets DEAD KENNEDYS.
6. BLITZ - Hitting The Road
  Decent enough hard rock/NWOAHM with terrible vocals.
         
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