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The Long Ryders were an paisley underground group who came together in Los Angeles. The members came originally from all around the U.S. Most notably, Kentucky native Sid Griffin who shared most the vocals and guitars with Virginian Stephen McCarthy. The band scored a UK hit with Looking For Lewis & Clark in 1985.


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  • iconan

    a magical whirlwind of sounds and colors, a pleasure that is renewed at every listening. Garage-Psych. -.-.-.-. om hari om .....

    14 Feb 2012 Reply
  • nortonbert

    Not much love for The Long Ryders, here! They were a great band and made some wonderful music.

    14 Sep 2011 Reply
  • cntrylvng

    31 Mar 2010 Reply
  • lucasda

    fantastic group - personally think native sons was there finest moment

    15 Jun 2009 Reply
  • lilahlilah

    the best song when I was young girl .

    8 Mar 2009 Reply
  • SonofaPreacher

    We need one more reunion tour! PLEASE! Coal Porters live was last time i saw Sid Griffin performing. A Really special night in a little village.

    14 Jan 2009 Reply
  • karnag

    The Long Ryders. Arguably the greatest band ever.

    3 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Dapto

    Masters of War is on the cover CD for Uncut Magazine's December issue.

    9 Dec 2007 Reply
  • brookswashere

    An empty shoutbox, that is a crime. This group was freaking awesome for its time. If you enjoy these guys, check out The Coal Porters, another Sid Griffin project.

    9 May 2007 Reply

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