The Del-Lords

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Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
Years Active: 1984–1990
Genres: Rock'n'Roll

The Del-Lords are an American rock'n'roll band formed in New York City in 1984, founded by The Dictators' guitarist Scott Kempner. The Del Lords combined elements of '60s garage rock with country, blues, and folk influences to become one of the initial progenitors of urban-roots-rock. Band members were: Scott Kempner, Manny Caiati, Eric Ambel, Frank Funaro. The Del-Lords, praised by critics as one of the best rock bands of the 1980s, was derailed by label mismanagement and a Catch-22 situation at radio. Modeled on British bands of the ‘60s that used several singers – Kinks, Beatles, the Who - Kempner’s vision was to create an act featuring four singers, that some said was like an "Ea... Continue Bio >>

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