Led by songwriters Brain Police - Brain Police Randle and Norman Lombardo, the project had a cult following in the West Coast's psychedelic scene. Between touring with notable s musical acts, the Brain Police recorded a single and an album's worth of material but failed to pick up traction from a major record label.
Although the demos that originated from these sessions were bootleggedthe songs saw a proper release in the s. Formed inthe Brain Police consisted of principle songwriters Rick Randle guitarvocals and Norman Lombardo bass guitar who were joined by Randle's younger brother David lead Kristallo - Aurora (File) and Tony Johnson drums.
Johnson left the Brain Police - Brain Police however before any recordings were completed, and was replaced by Sid Smith. Other contributors to the band included a black soul group known as the Soul Patrol which occasionally filled in for the Brain Police for live performances.
Randle and Lombardo were previously both members of the Man-Dells, one of the earliest garage rock bands to record. Over a few months between andthe group recorded and released the rockabilly -influenced "Bonnie" single. The Brain Police, one of the few psychedelic Brain Police - Brain Police bands established in San Diego, played regularly throughout California with contemporaries of the psychedelic music scene such as Jefferson AirplaneBuffalo Springfieldand Strawberry Alarm Clock.
The recordings went unreleased untilwhen local music historian Clark Faville discovered the unreleased album and released it on the Rockadelic Records imprint; the Brain Police's album has remained in print since through various labels.
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