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Dayton, late 1960s - 1980s

The Lyterside must have witnessed 1000s of drunken Daytonians during their long reign as a local club act. The group seems to have started as a duo of Ray Coyle on keyboards and John Wright on drums. This lineup recorded a 45 with a couple orginal songs, credited to Jim Coughlin (a producer for ClearHill), Coyle, and Mote.

A year later, the duo released a LP recorded live at Dominics, a club in Dayton, doing all covers of the kind of songs you would expect. 

Apparently the group lasted through the 1970s and well into the 1980s, as they made a another live LP in 1984. Ray Coyle was still in the band, along with (new?) members Tim Eliot (alto sax, tenor sax, clarinet, flute, vocals), Doug Starcher (bass, trumpet, vocals), Ernie Christophet (drums, vocals), Mike Durig (guitar, trombone, vocals), and Dan Bernard (trumpet. vocals).

Yestrday's Highway / Love Is A Game - Clearhill no #, August 1970
(LP) Live At Dominics - ClearHill no #, Oct 1971
(LP) Everyone Else's Greatest Hits - Suttman Productions no #, April 1984