Whirling Dervishes - History Kicks You (1985) & Affordable World (1986)

This Westfield New Jersey act lasted through the 90's, with their moody guitar based new wave rock. History Kicks You is a 6 song ep and 1986's Affordable World ep features the classic title track. They released a CD in 1992 (Strange & Wonderful), released the Grinch ep in 1995 and eventually morphed into Everlounge. Both ep's were released on WM Records.

Whirling Dervishes:

Will Siegel - Keyboards
Dan Paola - Lead Guitar
Don D. Dazzo - Vocals
Jerry Heer - Bass
Robert Ardrey - Rhythym Guitar
John Joseph Bryan - Percussion

Downloads all available on main page : http://azlocal.blogspot.com/

Two Videos from their 1990's releases


Anonymous said...

Hi, I am just listening to the Dervishes. They are great! Typical new wave, yes, but an undoubtedly original sound and with great songwriting and singing. They should have become famous! Thank you very much for this discovery!! Wolfgang from Germany

Anonymous said...

Oh My Lord....Thank You...I've been looking for Affordable World for 20 years...I even got in touch with Don Dazzo, who was kind enough to send me a tape of their album....THANKS AGAIN.....

Jersey Girl said...

HI...I tried both downloads, and neither of them is working. Can you please email me with some help?

Also, more importantly, the Whirling Dervishes will be playing a short set at a benefit in Union County, NJ, on January 31. If you want to know more, you must email me. Thanks!

PJS said...

I have re-posted the downloads, please post any info on the show you can! Thanks and enjoy!!


excellent blog but the link are broken,I wonder if it was possible to re-post,thanks anyway

C said...

I have refreshed the links!

SWMHS said...

HI...links not working again. Can you please check them? Thanks so much!!!!

Anonymous said...

All downloads should be available on main page azlocal.blogspot.com