Clyde’s Rock Habit

Clyde’s Rock Habit

There were spots that every rock band wanted to play at in Phoenix in the 80’s. Most of the truly desirable clubs were around ASU in Tempe.  Dooley’s (aka After the Gold Rush), The Devil House, The Library, Hammerheads, and my personal fave, Clyde’s...
Steve O’Donnell

Steve O’Donnell

First off…a robin’s egg blue Slingerland kit…that is what I am talking about.  Steve was  17, or something like that, when he joined The Imports. He was an all-around instrumentalist who more than likely never fully imagined himself playing...
Lyon and Boffeta: A New Lineup

Lyon and Boffeta: A New Lineup

Michael Lyon-Drums, Lee Benson-Guitar, Moi,  Michael Boffeta-Bass This was the line-up with the most diverse backgrounds, and the most tension.  This was the line up with most alpha egos…makes “most”sense.  Actually, as I look at this pic now, it...
Dana Wilcox

Dana Wilcox

When I told Lee I was working on this archive and we discussed the various Imports line-ups, we agreed that the best stage synergy and friendship was with the Wilcox, O’Donnell, Benson, and Moi lineup. I think the biggest contributor to that conclusion was Dana....