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Title
The Untouchables
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Jarzomb, Leo
Date Created and/or Issued
1986
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph included in the Exhibit: From Pop to the Pit, The LAPL Photo Collection Celebrates the L.A. Music Scene, 1978-1989.
Formed in 1981 during the mod revival in Los Angeles, The Untouchables are the city's first ska-influenced band. Wildly popular, they packed in the crowds at clubs on the Sunset Strip and appeared as a scooter gang in the cult hit film, Repo Man.
Photograph caption dated February 7, 1986 reads, "The Untouchables, from left, Glenn Symmonds, founding member Clyde Grimes, Caine Carruthers, Anthony Brewster and Jerry miller will be at the Hollywood Palladium Sunday. Missing are Untouchables Churck Askerneese and Tim Moynahan." The band is shown at their rehearsal studio near Inglewood High School.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00121768
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Untouchables
CARL0005343096
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34046
Subject
Untouchables (Musical group)
Rock groups--United States
Ska (Music)
Singers--United States
Guitarists--United States
Rock musicians--United States
Men--California--Inglewood
Inglewood (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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