I first heard Tommy Strange when he was the singer for Strawman (which, if I remember correctly, was Scarecrow at the time). I think the first stuff I heard was on Allied Recordings’ “Sign Language” compilation, and I thought it was pretty cool. So, when I was on one of my San Francisco music-shopping trips and I saw a solo 7” for Tommy Strange, I figured there would be no harm in picking it up.
It turns out that I like the Tommy Strange music much more than the Strawman songs. His voice and guitar playing just fit together much better as a solo performer.
Anyway, here are the songs: