Being embarrassed to tell people the name of your band is not one of the secrets to success in the music biz. Thus, I still have a day job. Anyway, here’s a list of some of the bands I’ve been in. Draw your own conclusions.
|1987 (10th Grade)||The Recognition||Mostly REM covers and REM-influenced originals|
|1988 (11th Grade)||DQ & the Young Republicans||Same style as above, but with more Led Zeppelin|
|1989 (12th Grade)||Animal Farm||Same style as above, but with more U2|
|1990||Dismembers||Original college rock. Imagine if Live was from Mississippi|
|1991-92||Quentin’s Bridge||Same band as Dismembers, but with more Faulkner references.|
|1993||Freeloaders||Hippie rock with me playing angry noise guitar|
|1994||Crazy Treehead||My guitar gets angrier and noisier|
|1994||Eat More Possum||Acoustic version of Crazy Treehead|
|1995||Hornbuckle / Satanbuckle / The Semantics||Early days of the band that would later become PopCanon|
|1996||Smack Doris||Noisy noise|
|1997-98||Martha Quinn’s Posse||’80s covers|
|2000||The Exes||Alt Country|
|2001||Eurotoaster||Jangly power pop|
|2002-2004||The M-Word||Trash can acoustic-punk|
|2005-2009||Dixieland Space Orchestra||Exactly what the name describes|
|2010-2014||The Abdo Men / The Mississippi David Hornbuckle Band / Ghost Herd||Power pop with a twang|
|2014-present||Adamadam||Twang pop with power|
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As a once advid G’ville ’80s nite goer, how is it that I have never heard Martha Quinn’s Posse!? Did you ever make a cover album MDH???
No, we never recorded anything. We mostly played frat parties and frat bars. We did play the Dish a few times though.
I think all this happened when you were in Iowa.
Hey David….by chance I came across your page and we played together in Gainesville, FL in Martha Quinns Posse. I played drums and I have a copy of the poster for our last gig at Richenbacher’s on Saturday June 8th….it states last show til fall. Would love to catch up with you
Tod – Check your Facebook.