John DeSalvo (Tuff Darts)

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Go figure why the Tuff Darts, with crooners Robert Gordon or Tommy Frenzy – didn’t position this fiery collective among their celebrated CBGB peers The Ramones, Blondie, Television, and the Talking Heads. They had the songs, the riffs, the looks, the chops…

Melding pub with punk, bassist / songwriter John DeSalvo worked a straightforward, punchy Fender P pocket with an occasional melodic riff.

Dig Tuff Darts with Robert “All for the Love of Rock and Roll” https://youtu.be/381hvkh4vj4

Dig Tuff Darts with Tommy “Nuclear Waste” https://youtu.be/Dro6Ysjd5RQ

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