The Spent Poets
cataloging the musical output of a disbanded rock band from San Francisco
exhaustive info about the under-appreciated first album, the legendary unreleased second album, and the continuing adventures of Adam Gates, Derek Greenberg, Grammy winner Matthew Winegar, etc.
The Spent Poets, Monkey Rhythm, The Holy Ghost People, Slider, Beanpole, Madame Blavatsky Overdrive, No Forcefield, Holy Mackerel, Electric Apricot, etc.
January 12 2019: Restored Week 5/Day 2 (04/09/1991) and Week 6/Day 2 (04/16/1991) to
The Spent Poets Recording Diary with the help of Matt Winegar December 31 2018:
Beanpole opened for the Claypool Lennon Delirium's New Year's Eve show at The Fillmore December 2018: massive addition of live performance dates
November 2018: Restored as much as possible of
The Spent Poets Recording Diary with the gracious permission of Derek Greenberg August 2018: The
Beanpole album "All My Kin" was released on August 31, 2018 late summer 2018: 3rd gen DAT source for the 19 of 20 "Steve Demos" located
(missing "The Black Pope") (drop me a line at address below) mid 2018: site moved to thespentpoets.com (easier to find)
May 2018: tracklist for the
"Lost EP" is now known (not circulating) January 2018: a previously unknown
"Single Version" of The Spent Poet's "Reasons To Drink" was discovered via eBay. January 2018: black & white proof artwork for
"Steve" has surfaced and been confirmed.
Huge thanks to those who have directly helped me with info or the contents of this site over the years. Including: Andrew Allegrino, Adam Gates, Adam Gimbel, Derek Greenberg, Andrew McGowan, Jason Rush, Daniel Shepherd, Matthew Winegar, Greg (aka torturedmind).
Site created in 2002,
This site is not sponsored or endorsed by the musician(s) or their current or former record label(s).
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Last updated: 12 January 2019