KISS/ Eric Carr Tribute

Eric Carr – July 12, 1950- November 24, 1991 – RIP The Fox


imageBest known as the Drummer for the rock band Kiss from 1980 to 1991, the American Musician Eric Carr (born Paul Charles Caravello was Born July 12. Caravello was selected as the new Kiss drummer after Peter Criss left, when he chose the stage name “Eric Carr” and took up the “Fox” persona. He remained a band member until his death. While still in high school, Caravello began playing with a string of bands mostly performing covers of Top 40 songs. As he described it later, “Top-40 in those days was everything – funk, ballads, rock, country, and everything. It was a great time for radio.” His first band, The Cellarmen, was formed in 1965 by him and several of his friends. They started playing local clubs in Brooklyn and Queens. Only a handful of recordings were released on the Jody Records label, a small Brooklyn recording studio. Caravello then…

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8 thoughts on “KISS/ Eric Carr Tribute”

    1. Having just realized that today was Carr’s birthday, I hurriedly searched for a decent post to reblog – this seemed like a good one – didn’t notice the band picture featured my least favorite incarnation of the band- the latest MENUDO/ KISS with members wearing SOMEONE ELSE’S MAKE – UP as if they could just be replaced.

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      1. That’s what I’m saying man, KISS stopped being a band when Merch overload started in ’77 and in my opinion the worst movie was having Tommy and Eric play Ace & Peter.

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