March 18, 1990 |
Band: Raindogs Personnel: Johnny Cunningham, fiddle, mandolin; Mark Cutler, vocals, guitar; Darren Hill, bass; Jimmy Reilly, drums; Emerson Torrey, guitar, vocals. History: The Boston-based Raindogs are a stylistic and geographic mixed breed. Irishman Reilly played in the Belfast punk band Stiff Little Fingers, before hooking up with Hill in the New Orleans group Red Rockers. Relocated to Boston, Hill and Reilly set out to start a new band that would incorporate Celtic and Cajun folk influences.