Operation Ivy

Operation Ivy

Defunct ska-punk band from Berkeley, California. Formed in May 1987, the band was only together for two years, breaking up in 1989 after being offered a major label deal by EMI. The band remained a legendary and enduring influence on the punk underground for years to come. Members Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman (2) went on to form Downfall (6), and later Rancid. Singer Jesse Michaels went on to Big Rig, Common Rider, and Classics Of Love. Original Lineup: Jesse Michaels - Vocals, Lint (Tim Armstrong) - Guitar, Matt McCall (Matt Freeman) - Bass, Dave Mello - Drums, Paul Bae - Saxophone (on selected recordings).


Operation Ivy Discography Tracks


Operation Ivy Energy (Album) Lookout! Records, Lookout! Records, Lookout! Records US 1989 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Operation Ivy Hectic E.P. (EP) Lookout! Records US 1988 Sell This Version
M&E-001 Operation Ivy Plea For Peace(7", Whi) M&E Records M&E-001 US 1992 Sell This Version
NA Operation Ivy Lint: The King of Ska(7", Single) SqUAMOSAL Records NA Canada Unknown Sell This Version


Operation Ivy Operation Ivy (Comp) Lookout! Records US 1991 Sell This Version