Over the past 40 years, the Freelance Vandals have been one of the most legendary bands on the Long Island music scene.  During the height of the band's popularity, they opened shows for such artists as NRBQ, Dr. John and John Hiatt and received positive reviews in such publications as Creem Magazine, Variety, The New York Times and Newsday. 

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The Island Is Alive

Freelance Vandals

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NEW RELEASE! It was a drizzly foggy night on Thanksgiving Eve 1979. The aura of tryptophan mixed with beer, cheap booze and hormones filled the Silver Dollar Saloon as the Freelance Vandals took the stage. WBAB, a popular radio station, was on hand to capture the band's first radio show. Rock & Roll sounds...down to the bone baby!

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Out of Order

Freelance Vandals

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Recorded live @ The Right Track Inn (Freeport, NY) on Easter Sunday 1981. Featuring Billy "the Mountain" Cairns (Drums / Vocals), Mike Adams (Bass / Vocals), Chuck Ciany (Vocals / Sax / Guitar), Jack Finch (Keyboards), "Diamond" Ray Finch (Vocals / Lead Guitar) and Johnny Pierre (Vocals / Rhythm & Slide Guitar). Rock & Roll is a State of Mind!

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Yer Money or Yer Ears

Freelance Vandals

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Recorded Live 1983 @ The Right Track Inn (Freeport, NY) Billy Cairns - Drums / Vocals Mike Adams - Bass / Vocals Tommy Yamasaki - Tenor & Soprano Sax / Percussion "Diamond" Ray Finch - Lead Guitar / Vocals Johnny Pierre - Lead Vocals / Guitar Chuck Ciany - Guitar / Vocals / Percussion / Sax Al Speed - Keyboards / Vocals Jack Finch - Keyboards

Recorded Live 1983 @ The Right Track Inn (Freeport, NY) Billy Cairns - Drums / Vocals Mike Adams - Bass / Vocals Tommy Yamasaki - Tenor & Soprano Sax / Percussion "Diamond" Ray Finch - Lead Guitar / Vocals Johnny Pierre - Lead Vocals / Guitar Chuck Ciany - Guitar / Vocals / Percussion / Sax Al Speed - Keyboards / Vocals Jack Finch - Keyboards

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Live @ The Music Box 1978

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It's 1978 and The Freelance Vandals are getting wild and crazy @ The Music Box in Bellmore, NY on New Year's Eve!

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Live @ The Pastime Pub 1980

Freelance Vandals

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This live set captures the Freelance Vandals in action @ The Pastime Pub in Amityville circa 1980! Special Thanks To John C. Englehardt for his artwork and The Michael Tully Archive for providing a cassette of this show.

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Vandalogy

Freelance Vandals

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This was the first official album that was released by the Freelance Vandals in 1979. Many of the songs have become popular items to all of the Freelance Vandals fans around the world!

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