NYC power pop / new wave band, formed 1978, New York.

Ed Tomney: Guitars, vocals, songwriter
Randy Gun: Guitars, vocals, songwriter (left 11/79)
Chris Spedding: Vocals, lead guitar, keyboards (replaced Randy Gun, left late 1980)
Ernie Brooks: Bass
Jesse Chamberlain: Drums
Arthur Russell: Vocals, keyboards, cello (replaced Chris Spedding, mid-1981).

Necessaries Discography


SRK 3573 Necessaries Big Sky(LP) Sire SRK 3573 UK 1981 Sell This Version
The Necessaries* Event Horizon (Album) Sire UK 1982 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SPY 002, IR 9003 The Necessaries* You Can Borrow My Car(7", Single) Spy Records Ltd., I.R.S. Records SPY 002, IR 9003 US 1979 Sell This Version
45-2275 The Necessaries* Driving And Talking At The Same Time(7", Single) Sire (2) 45-2275 Spain 1982 Sell This Version