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The Leeches
Early Chicago Punk band, 1979-1987, The Leeches were a politically oriented band playing a hard raw rhythm & blues, ska/reggae, and rockabilly-tinged musical patois. A four piece consisting of Mark Rose (Mark Blue) on lead guitar and vocals, the late Louis Relucio on Drums, Tony Morrison on bass and vocals, and Dave Tainer on rhythm guitar and vocals.

The Leeches had one vinyl EP, Urban Camouflage, containing their early material; it was written up in Maximum R&B and other alternative mags. Seemed to be more popular in Europe than in the US. Also, one TV appearance on a local show where they showcased their latest material.

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