MUSIC YEARS



Earlier Photos and Music Samples

Music Samples

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Looks Like YouMy Life IF Don't Make Me Wait

Blind Lead Blind See Me Any Way I Can No One For Us But Us

Why Me Be Your One Here and Now

Please keep in mind that these samples are from the late 80's and early 90s

 

Video of a rehearsal for the "Sid Bernstein Show"

 

Marsha Mandel and Ray Melnik in their recording studio called 'Mannik Productions' in 1989

Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Staten Island, New York

 

 

Ray Melnik and Marsha Mandel


Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Staten Island, New York

 

Below: Ray Melnik, Jeff Thall, Mike D'Agastino, Marsha Mandel and Joe Nagengast in an original band from Staten Island-New York , called "Liberty". This photo was taken at Snug Harbor Cultural Center in 1986.

Video - Left in Pieces

 

Below: Dave Gravino, Ray Melnik, Marsha Mandel, Joe Nagengast and Jon Ihle in an original progressive rock band from Staten Island-New York , called "Civil Tongue". This photo was taken at "Wave Street" March 18th, 1984.

"Civil Tongue" 1984 Ray Melnik, Marsha Mandel, Joe Nagengast, Dave Gravino and Jon Ihle

Port Richmond, Staten Island,
New York


Earlier Still

Below: Mike Seay, Steve Stevens, Ray Melnik and Ed Kirkpatrick, in an original band from New York City, called "Fine Malibus". This photo was taken while recording an album for Island Records at Compass Point Studios, Bahamas in 1981.

Below: Ray Melnik and Steve Stevens at a live concert on Long Island in a cover band called "One Hand Clap" 1979. Steve Stevens is the lead guitar player and song writer for Billy Idol since the album, Rebel Yell.

"One Hand Clap" Steve Stevens and Ray Melnik

Below: March 30.1978 at The Rising Sun, Yonkers, New York - "One Hand Clap" Richie, Ray, Chris

Below: Tony Noie, Ray Melnik, Jon Ihle and Wayne Valenti, in a band from Staten Island, called "Tusk". This photo was taken at a Christmas show in the West Shore Inn, Travis, Staten Island. (year unknown)
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