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Tora Tora -Before And After cd


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Before And After is a compilation of old material. The first 5 tracks are from the very limited cassette-only release of To Rock To Roll. (See the original album art on the inside of this album). The sixth track is the very original recorded version of Walkin Shoes which would eventually wind up on Surprise Attack and be a stand out track and video. The remaining four tracks are demos that were written for the unreleased third album that got released. Here’s your chance to see how Tora Tora was progressing as the music industry was taking a very new direction. Tora Tora started out as a local hard rock garage band formed in Memphis, TN in 1985. They eventually won a Battle Of The Bands which earned them some studio time. This would eventually lead to the release of an independent (and very limited cassette only release) of an EP entitled To Rock To Roll. The songs Phantom Rider and Loves A Bitch received extensive airplay on local radio station Rock 98 which then lead to the band signing with A&M Records. For A&M records they recorded their debut album Surprise Attack in 1989. This album peaked on Billboard’s Top 200 at #47. The single Dancing With A Gypsy was on the soundtrack for the film Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure later that year.

Track list:
1. Wasted Love
2. To Rock To Roll
3. Time On The Edge
4. Phantom Rider
5. Loves A Bitch
6. Walkin Shoes-original version
7. Thats The Way Loves Supposed To Be-demo
8. Blue Tomorrow-demo
9. Better To Have Loved Than Lost-demo
10. Something’s Gotta Give-demo

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