They played shows wherever they could get gigs, which mostly amounted to house parties, but also included clubs like Rick's in East Lansing, Michigan. Membership of the band changed a lot over time, fluctuating from a trio to a five piece band. Seven people can boast membership in the band, not including everyone who "sat in" for a show or two. Along with the membership changes, came style changes. Basically, depending on when you saw the band, they were heavy metal, L.A.
rock, new wave, pop or original. Sometimes they could be all of these rolled into one! Very confusing, but a lot of fun. Highlights for the band included recording a five song E.P. called "...long way home," getting tons of radio play on the then fledgling FM radio station WDBM and having two videos produced, neither of which were ever released. 3. One of the top swamp rock bands to come out of South Louisiana, SKOR had it's roots in the 1960's, backing up artists like the Drifters, the Ink Spots and Jeannie C.
Riley. Disbanding in 1970 and reforming in 1974, SKOR began performing original material and was signed to SANSU records, performing up and down the Louisiana coast in bars, clubs and larger venues with a devoted fan following. SKOR also worked as Lee Dorsey's back-up band from 1977 - 1986, including a nationwide tour headlined by the Clash. They also performed regularly at the Louisiana Jazz and Heritage Festival.
These recordings are culled from a cassette tape reportedly rescued from the upper shelf of a defunct New Orleans recording studio on the heels of Hurrican Katrina. In 2006, SKOR was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Crack open a cold bottle of Dixie, sit back and enjoy! Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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