The Metro St. Louis Live Music

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The Last Resort

 

 

 

 

Rob Scott /Guitar, Lead Vocals

 

Dave Bettlach /Drums, Lead Vocals

 

Mark Meyers /Sax, Flute, Recorder

 

Joey Sohm /Bass

 

Steve Slaughter /Keys

 

Charlie Mitchell /Keys

 

 

 

Here's The Last Resort's Hit single:

The Next Thing to Nothing

 

 

 

 

Here's a KXOK ad for Last Resort at The Bat Cave:

Blues Magoos at Bruno's Bat Cave

 

 

 

A note about the band from drummer Dave Bettlach:

We opened for the Blues Magoos at the Bat Cave...The American Breed at Rainy Daze and appeared with REO Speed Wagon in 67 at Panorama in Belleville.
We hooked up with KXOK DJ's Keith Morris, Danny Dark and Johnny Rabbit (Don Pietromonaco) and played all over the StL area with some notables being The Castaways..Bruno's Bat Cave...The Rainy Daze...Jacksonville Illinois 4th of July celebration ...New years eve 66 at Tan-Tara....New Years Eve 67 Principia College...played at Webster, Ladue, Kirkwood and Aquinas High School dances , SEMO, Washington University, Meramec JC and Carrollton Pool splash parties.
Voted #6 in KXOK's top 20 band poll in 68...recorded record at Technisonic Studios in 67 for the Musicland USA label and appeared on the St. Louis Hop twice to promote our record which was played locally on KSHE, KXOK and WIL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any info about, or photos or recordings of this band, PLEASE email me at: greg@dejawho.com

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