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The Good Guys

Ska / Reggae
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Early band that Harry Gore was in. They were known for playing colleges and clubs all along the east coast, as well as opening for Steel Pulse, UB40, War, and Modern English.

Their song “Still a Mistake” was on The Strait Tapes – Volume 3.

Discography

1982 (The Ballad of) James Watt (single) Atypical Records
1984 A System of Grooves Atypical Records
1998 Thanks for Dancin'! A Retrospective: 1982-1989 Planetary Records

(The Ballad of) James Watt

1982 Atypical Records (209055)

Charles Williams
Jimi Gore
Mark Brown

  1. (The Ballad of) James Watt (3:50)
  2. Bodyguard (4:09

A System of Grooves

1984 Atypical Records (NR15489)

Jimi Gore - Keyboards, percussion, vocals
Harry Gore - Guitar, vocals
Charles Williams - Bass, vocals
Chris Gore - Drums, vocals

Saxophone – Danny Finney
Trumpet – Paul Watson

  1. Fun Lover
  2. Democracy (or Else)
  3. Now That the Feel's Changed
  4. Feel's Changed/Version
  5. Beeline
  6. Big Guy Town
  7. Still a Mistake

Thanks for Dancin'! A Retrospective: 1982-1989

1998 Planetary Records (6002)

  1. Twist Tie (2:41)
  2. Easy Way Out (2:26)
  3. Next Bus Out (5:06)
  4. Find Out for Yourself (5:11)
  5. Bodyguard (4:09)
  6. Fun Lover (3:46)
  7. Bee Line (3:24)
  8. Big Guy Town (3:44)
  9. Feel's Changed (4:07)
  10. Time of Day (3:28)
  11. Psycho Skank (3:08)
  12. Lazy Man (3:41)
  13. Not Too Late (3:45)
  14. Fine Line (5:07)
  15. Think for Yourself (8:35)
  16. Is Your Head on Straight? (4:34)
  17. Romeo's on the Go (3:41)