The Metro St. Louis Live Music

Historical Society








Dave Franklin /Vocals

Rich Hamilton /Vocals

Joe Adamo /Guitar

Ron Medley /Bass

Mark Davis /Organ

Jim Laverty /Drums

Tom Meininger /Guitar

Dave Holdenreid /Bass

Mark Laverty /Keys

Rick Hansen /Guitar

Jack Frederick ?

Bruce Borrer /Drums

Thom Meyer /Drums, Percussion





Here's an early 70's radio spot for Bittersweet:

The Factory



The four photos above are of Bittersweet opening at Kiel Auditorium for West, Bruce and Laing!



The "live" photos above and below, are from Feb. 6, 1971, when the band opened up for BLOODROCK at The Arena Annex!



Bittersweet was 3rd to play The Granary!






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Photos courtesy Jim Laverty and Dave Franklin