The 77s

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American rock band from Sacramento, California. Originally formed as Scratch Band (2) in the late 70s, they changed their name to The 77s just prior to releasing their first album, Ping Pong Over the Abyss (a collection of Scratch Band songs written in the late 70s and early 80s).

Not long after Ping Pong Over the Abyss was release, original drummer Mark Proctor left and was replaced by Aaron Smith (2), creating the "classic" lineup.

When the classic lineup dissolved in the late 80s, front-man Michael Roe created a solo project called 7&7iS (the "i" often written as a stylized apostrophe).

The band reformed in the early 90s, with only Roe and Smith returning. They added Mark Harmon and David Leonhardt to round out the lineup. Harmon and Leonhardt had previously been in a band called The Strawmen (2), and several of their songs were used on the first album from the new lineup, Pray Naked (aka "The Seventy Sevens").

After Drowning with Land in Sight (1994), both Leonhard and Smith left. Former Vector (8) drummer Bruce Spencer joined, and the band continued as a "power trio." As of 2022, this lineup has remained consistent.

In 2004, Roe and Harmon revived the 7&7iS project, which is also still ongoing, sometimes including Spencer.
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Albums

ER-0001 The 77s - Ping Pong Over The Abyss album art The 77s Ping Pong Over The Abyss (Album) Exit Records (6) ER-0001 US 1982 Sell This Version
368 127-1, LP368 127-1 The 77s - All Fall Down album art The Seventy Sevens* All Fall Down (Album) Exit Records (6) 368 127-1, LP368 127-1 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
ISL 1124 The 77s - The 77's album art The 77s The 77's (Album) Island Records, Exit Records (6) ISL 1124 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
7100518679 The 77s - Sticks And Stones album art The Seventy Sevens* Sticks And Stones (Album) Broken Records (7) 7100518679 US 1990 Sell This Version
B253, 7100524849 The 77s - Eighty Eight album art The 77s Eighty Eight (Album) Brainstorm Artists International B253, 7100524849 USA & Canada 1991 Sell This Version
7100533678 The 77s - The Seventy Sevens album art The Seventy Sevens* The Seventy Sevens (Album) Brainstorm Records (2) 7100533678 USA, Canada & UK 1992 Sell This Version
710053867X The 77s - Drowning With Land In Sight album art The 77's* Drowning With Land In Sight (Album) Myrrh 710053867X US 1994 Sell This Version
BRC4021 The 77s - Tom Tom Blues album art Seventy Sevens* Tom Tom Blues (Album) Brainstorm Artists International BRC4021 US 1995 Sell This Version
FOW 1001 The 77s - Echos O' Faith album art The 77s Echos O' Faith (Album) Fools Of The World FOW 1001 US 1996 Sell This Version
RSD4445 The 77s - A Golden Field Of Radioactive Crows album art 77s* A Golden Field Of Radioactive Crows (Album) Galaxy21 Music RSD4445 US 2001 Sell This Version
LOFICD011 The 77s - Ninety Nine album art The 77s Ninety Nine(CD, Album) Lo-Fidelity LOFICD011 US 2007 Sell This Version
LOFICD013 The 77s - Holy Ghost Building album art Seventy Sevens* Holy Ghost Building(CD, Album) Lo-Fidelity LOFICD013 US 2008 Sell This Version
LOFICD019 The 77s - Seeds and Stems album art Seventy Sevens* Seeds and Stems(CD, Album) Lo-Fidelity LOFICD019 US 2012 Sell This Version
LOFICD021 The 77s - Cornerstone Is Dead... Long Live Cornerstone album art The 77s Cornerstone Is Dead... Long Live Cornerstone(2xCD, Album) Lo-Fidelity LOFICD021 US 2012 Sell This Version
LOFICD027, LOFICD028 The 77s - Gimme A Kickstart ... And A Phrase Or Two album art 77's* / Michael Roe 77's* / Michael Roe - Gimme A Kickstart ... And A Phrase Or Two (Album) Lo-Fidelity, Lo-Fidelity LOFICD027, LOFICD028 US 2014 Sell This Version
LOFICD044 The 77s - Naked & Unashamed album art The Seventy Sevens* Naked & Unashamed(CD, Album) Lo-Fidelity LOFICD044 US 2017 Sell This Version
LOFICD066 The 77s - When Numbers Get Serious album art Seventy Sevens* When Numbers Get Serious (Album) Lo-Fidelity LOFICD066 US 2022 Sell This Version
none The 77s - Twenty Twenty album art 77s* Twenty Twenty (Album) Lo-Fidelity none 2022 Sell This Version
none The 77s - Live At DNA Lounge album art 77s* Live At DNA Lounge(10xFile, ALAC, Album) Lo-Fidelity none 2022
none The 77s - Eighty Eight (Rough Mixes) album art 77s* Eighty Eight (Rough Mixes)(7xFile, ALAC, Album) Lo-Fidelity none 2022

Singles & EPs

EA-100EP The 77s - A Different Kind Of Light / Closer To You album art The Seventy Sevens* / Undercover (3) The Seventy Sevens* / Undercover (3) - A Different Kind Of Light / Closer To You(7", Promo) Exit Records (6), A&S Records EA-100EP US 1983 Sell This Version
9016091599-DJ The 77s - Someone New album art 77's* Someone New(12", Promo) Exit Records (6) 9016091599-DJ US 1983 Sell This Version
WR-17323 The 77s - Mercy Mercy album art The Seventy Sevens* Mercy Mercy Exit Records (6) WR-17323 US 1984 Sell This Version
PR 1022 The 77s - I Can't Get Over It album art The 77's* I Can't Get Over It(12", Promo) Island Records PR 1022 US 1987 Sell This Version
PRO-3884X The 77s - Snake album art The 77s Snake(CD, EP, Promo) Myrrh PRO-3884X US 1994 Sell This Version