Britny Fox

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Britny Fox formed in 1986 in Philadelphia. The band was originally fronted by lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist “Dizzy” Dean Davidson. The band also featured Billy Childs on bass, former Cinderella guitarist Michael Kelly Smith on lead guitar and former Cinderella drummer Tony Destra on drums. The idea for the band’s name was inspired by Davidson, who named the band in honor of a Welsh ancestor. They were described on a compilation as “trashy Victorian glam”.

Thanks to their connections to Cinderella, the band was able to secure a major recording contract. However, just as things were beginning to look bright for the band, they soon dimmed. Tony Destra was killed in a car accident. Facing a tour, the band recruited drummer, Adam West temporarily until landing what turned out to be long term drummer, Johnny Dee, who had been the drummer for the band Waysted… (from Wikipedia)
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hair band members

“Dizzy” Dean Davidson, lead vocals
Michael Kelly Smith, guitar
Billy Childs, bass
Johnny Dee, drums

other hair band mates
Tommy Paris, lead vocals and guitar (1990–2007, 2015–present)

hair albums & songs

Britny Fox (1988)

  1. Girlschool
  2. Long Way To Love
  3. Kick ‘N’ Fight
  4. Save The Weak
  5. Fun In Texas
  6. Rock Revolution
  7. Don’t Hide
  8. Gudbuy T’ Jane
  9. In America
  10. Hold On

Boys in Heat (1989)

  1. In Motion
  2. Standing In The Shadows
  3. Hair Of The Dog
  4. Livin’ On A Dream
  5. She’s So Lonely
  6. Dream On
  7. Long Way From Home
  8. Plenty Of Love
  9. Stevie
  10. Shine On
  11. Angel In My Heart
  12. Left Me Stray
  13. Longroad

Bite Down Hard (1991)

  1. Six Guns Loaded
  2. Louder
  3. Liar
  4. Closer To Your Love
  5. Over And Out
  6. Shot From My Gun
  7. Black And White
  8. Look My Way
  9. Lonely Too Long
  10. Midnight Moses

post-hair albums

The Best of Britny Fox (2001)
Long Way to Live! (2001)
Live at Froggy’s (2002)
Springhead Motorshark (2003)

live shows

Live in Philadelphia 1989

“Long Way to Love” Live in Japan 1989