Fishbone

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Info and Intro

Fishbone have had an incredible and influential career, they are self-described as Jazz-Ska-Gospel-Punk Rock-Reggae.

They formed in 1979 out of the ghettos of South Central Los Angeles, California, USA, out of the same scene that spawned the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jane’s Addiction.

The driving force behind the and was "Angelo Moore", AKA “Dr. Madd Vibe”, he was responsible for - vocals, saxophones ranging from soprano to bass, and theremin. Other members were "Kendall Jones" (guitar); "John Norwood Fisher" (bass); "Philip “Fish” Fisher" (drums); “Dirty” Walter A. Kibby II" (trumpet); and "Chris Dowd" (keyboards, trombone).

Albums List

Studio

1) In Your Face (1986)

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2) Truth and Soul (1988)

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3) The Reality of My Surroundings (1991)

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4) Give a Monkey a Brain and He'll Swear He's the Center of the Universe (1993)

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5) Chim Chim's Badass Revenge (1996)

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6) Fishbone and the Familyhood Nextperience Present: The Psychotic Friends Nuttwerx (2000)

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7) Still Stuck in Your Throat (2006)

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Live

1) Live at the Temple Bar and More (2002)

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2) Live in Amsterdam (CD/DVD - 2005 - recorded live in November 2002)

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3) Fishbone Live (in Bordeaux) (CD/DVD - 2009 - recorded live in April 2008)

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4) Live at The Independent (2012)

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Members Name Check

  • Angelo Moore – vocals, saxophones, theremin, percussion (1979–present)
  • John Norwood Fisher – bass, vocals (1979–present)
  • "Dirty" Walter A. Kibby II – trumpet, vocals (1979–2003, 2010–present)
  • John Steward – drums (1999–present)
  • Rocky George – guitar (2003–present)
  • Jay Armant – trombone, vocals (2011–present)
  • Paul Hampton - keyboards (2013–present)
  • Kendall Jones (1979–1993) – guitar, vocals
  • Chris Dowd (1979–1994) – keyboards, trombone, vocals
  • John "JB" Bigham (1989–1997) – guitar, keyboards
  • Philip "Fish" Fisher (1979–1998) – drums
  • Anthony Brewster (1997–1998) – keyboards
  • Dion Murdock (1998-1999) – drums
  • Tracey "Spacey T" Singleton (1997–2003) – guitars
  • Curtis Storey (2005—2007) – trumpet, vocals
  • André "PaDre" Holmes (2004–2005, 2007–2008) – trumpet, guitar, vocals
  • John McKnight (1998–2001, 2005-2011) – keyboards, trombone, guitar
  • Dre Gipson – keyboards, vocals (2004–2013)
  • Torrell (Tori) Ruffin (sporadically, 2004-2011) - guitar
  • Freddie Flint (2013) - keyboards

External Links

www.fishbone.net