My Personal Music Archive: 1981-2002

I Can’t Lie to Ya (John Becker/Bruce Heller)
John Becker: Lead and backup vocals, rhythm guitar. John Krivit: Backup vocals and mostly everything else. Special guest on lead guitar.
Recorded 1989 at The Sound Market (John Krivit, Producer).

Simple Life (John Becker)
John Becker: Lead and backup vocals, rhythm guitar. John Krivit: Backup vocals and everything else.
Recorded 1990 at The Sound Market (John Krivit, Producer).

Dead End Road (John Becker/John Krivit)
John Krivit: Lead vocals and most instruments. Special guest on lead guitar.
Recorded 1991 at The Sound Market (John Krivit, Producer).


Sibling Rivalry – Demo Tape.
John Becker: Vocals and guitar. Mary Highland: Vocals and guitar
Recorded Fall 1994 at The Sound Market (John Krivit, Producer).
(1) Distant Sun (Neil Finn/Crowded House)

(2) Grow Slowly (John Becker)

(3) Fine Line (Mary Highland)

Bruce & John – Winter Term Project.
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio – Jan. 1983
John Becker, Bruce Heller and many talented supporting musicians, including Gail Dawson and Jennine Heller on vocals, Steve DuPraw on piano, John Michener on bass.
(1) Daytime Lover (Becker/Heller). Feat. Josh Rubin on harmonica

(2) Free Freight (Heller). Feat. Kirk von Scoyoc on banjo.

(3) No Adventures (Becker/Heller)

(4) These Days (Becker/Heller). Feat. Gail Dawson on vocals.

(5) Where I’m Going (Heller)

Bruce & John – Live at Finney Chapel
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Feb. 1983
(1) Free Freight (Heller)

(2) Daytime Lover (Becker/Heller). Feat. Josh Rubin on harmonica

Bruce & John – Live at Mayfair
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. May 1983.
John Becker, Bruce Heller and backup band.
(1) Escape (Becker)

(2) Good Lovin’ (Clark/Resnick)

(3) Punk Crush (Becker/Heller)

(4) Wipeout (Berryhill/Connolly/Fuller/Wilson). Feat. Zoe Sherinian on drums

Bruce & John – Live at Camp Blueberry.
Burlingham, NY 1984
(1) Bird Dog (F. Bryant/B. Bryant)

(2) Me & Julio/Good Lovin’ Medley (Paul Simon/Clark & Resnick)

Bruce & John – In Jamaica Plain.
Jamaica Plain, MA. Fall, 1984.
(1) Everything We Need (Becker)

(2) L.A. Freeway (Becker/Heller)

(3) Winter Came Today (John Garb, arr. by Becker/Heller)

bruce & john at the cat 2 spring 1982
Bruce & John – Live at the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse.
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Oct. 1981
(1) Dangling Conversation (Paul Simon)

(2) Flowers Never Bend with the Rainfall (Paul Simon)

(3) Moondance/Sandman Medley (Van Morrison/America)

(4) Love In Your Eyes (Becker)

downeast revival 2013Downeast Revival – Live at the Canadian-American Club.
Watertown, MA. April 2002.
John Becker: lead vocals, guitar; Mike Fennelly: guitar, vocals; Rick Nelson: fiddle, vocals.
(1) Sing Me Back Home (Merle Haggard)

(2) The Fields of Athenry (Pete St. John)