Selected Artists

1962: Clipper Cowbridge

1963: The Swiss Invasion

1965: Marilyn Kaye

1969: The Fold

1970: Yorgi

1971: Devon Shire

1972: Sandee Saunders

1976: Rockfinger

1978: The Spooky Bunch

1979: Decoupage

1981: Bleep

1985: Tiger Love

1985: Laryssa Foxxx

1986: Smasher of Things

1987: Suthrn Cuzn

1989: ~pianogirl~

1990: Razorflesh

1995: Breaker Bear

1996: Action Plus

1998: J Lounge

2001: Eesk

2004: Lazarus Project

1995: Breaker Bear

Breaker Bear's 1995 LP Log On (Clubbo Records)EVERYBODY LOVES a good comeback story. And few are as likeably unlikely as that of Breaker Bear, whose 1995 song “Log On” captured the giddy joys of the early Internet boom.

Who else but Clubbo would gamble on a high-tech track by a portly, middle-aged country singer whose sole prior success was 1977’s “The Ballad of Breaker Bear,” a CB radio-themed novelty song? Clubbo reasoned that if Breaker Bear had clicked once with a tune about a technology fad, he could do so again with his ode to the new Internet craze.

“Log On” quickly scaled the country charts, but it really hacked into the public consciousness after being featured in a massive ad campaign by a leading Internet service provider. Within weeks the song was as inescapable as the ISP’s direct-mail flyers and promotional floppy discs. MORE…


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