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    Goddo Biography

    GODDO was formed by Greg Godovitz (ex FLUDD) in 1974. The original line-up featured Greg Godovitz (Bass & Vocals), Gino Scarpelli (Lead Guitar) and Marty Morin (Drums & Percussion). After about a year Marty left to take a regular job (The song "Bus Driver Blues" is about Marty). Marty was replaced by one Doug Inglis, and the classic GODDO line-up was formed. The band played clubs & pubs all over Canada before securing a record deal with Fatboy Records (part of Polydor, Canada). Their debut album "GODDO" was released in 1976. This album features 'Let That Lizard Loose', in my opinion GODDO's ultimate song! 1977 saw the release of "WHO CARES", considered by many to be their best album (it certainly was their biggest selling album!). GODDO's third album "AN ACT OF GODDO" was released in 1979. In 1980 GODDO released a picture sleeve single "Fortune In Men's Eyes", a song co-written with long time friend Brian Pilling. The single was released as a tribute to Brian who died of leukaemia in 1978. A blistering double live album "GODDO LIGHVE - BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE" recorded at Toronto's Roxy Theatre in February 1981, was released later that year. GODDO's final album (until their reunion in the early 90's) was 1982's "PRETTY BAD BOYS."

    THE REUNION Greg Godovitz reformed GODDO in 1989 after securing a new record deal. The band returned to the studio and recorded two new tracks 'Was It Somethin' I Said?' & 'Quicksand' which were featured on 1990's "12 GAUGE GODDO", a Best Of Album. The following year they returned to the studio to record a new album (the first since 1982's "PRETTY BAD BOYS"). Finally in 1992 the new album "KING OF BROKEN HEARTS" was released in Canada on the Justin Entertainment label (part of MCA). GODDO were all set for a new start, however the new album sales were disappointing. By 1993 GODDO were once again disbanded and Greg had formed the CARPET FROGS with old friends.

    Goddo are once again signed this time to Bullseye Records of Canada. Greg Godovitz has writen a book titled Travels With My Amp. The band has a new live CD soon to be released called 2nd Best Seat In The House. Goddo currently are playing selective tour dates all over Ontario and in to Manatoba.



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