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Skinny John and the Sawbucks

Skinny John and the Sawbucks

Rockabilly Caldwell, NJ  US
Ridin' Around
Ridin' Around
Curiosity Killed This Cat
Curiosity Killed This Cat
Sneak Out The Back
Sneak Out The Back
No Particular Place To Go
No Particular Place To Go
Cross Legs Carol
Cross Legs Carol


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    The "Jim Beam" Session Released on Dec 11, 1982
  • Sj sawbucks 02 25  lg
    Studio Demo Released on May 1, 1982


Sawbucks Music Video


  • In front of The Jetty, Bloomfield, NJ
  • Behind The Jetty, Bloomfield, NJ
  • In The Jetty, Bloomfield, NJ


Sounds Like: Eddie Cochran, Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent, Bill H

Bio: Formed in late 1981 by Kurt Christensen and front man "Skinny" John Tanzi, who answered an ad run by guitarist Christensen. Tanzi brought in drummer Dave Ross. Later, "Louisiana" Ron Tullier answered an ad and added the upright bass to his electric bass skills and the lineup was complete. The boy...See Full Bio

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Skinny John and the Sawbucks was active from 1981 through 1983. Dedicated to "Skinny" John Tanzi, who died in 1984. Rock on, John!

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The "Jim Beam" Session
Dec 3, 2012

December 3, 2012 About this time thirty years ago, John showed up with a bottle... [more]


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