Secret Service T-Shirt

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Title

Secret Service T-Shirt

Alternative Title

Secret Service Shirt

Subject

Tampa Bay (Fla.)
Rock music--United States
Music--Florida

Description

A t-shirt for the band Secret Service. Secret Service, which eventually changed its name to The Trial, was a hard rock band formed in Tampa Bay, Florida, in the 1980s. The lineup consisted of Steve Gruden on vocals and guitar, Rick Moran on guitar, Mark Busto on drums, and Tom Perry on bass. While Gruden and Moran were the predominant songwriters, they also collaborated with Todd Cerney, who was an acclaimed Nashville country music writer who wrote songs for Loverboy, Cheap Trick,, and others. The group often performed at the original Killian's Rock Cafe at 4235 West Waters Avenue in Tampa. Steve Gruden won Best Male Vocalist at the 4th Annual Tampa Bay Music Awards on July 3, 1992. The band was also nominated for Band of the Year. The group signed a management deal with Cliff Witherspoon in January 1993. The group's final performance was on Sunday, February 20, 1994. Steve Gruden passed away a month later on March 19, 1994.

Source

Original color digital images: Private Collection of Mick Dolan.

Date Created

ca. 1990-1994

Contributor

Dolan, Mick

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color digital images.

Is Part Of

Rock Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

112 KB
254 KB

Medium

2 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Tampa Bay, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Music Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Secret Service and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cravero, Geoffrey

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Mick Dolan

External Reference

Harrison, Thomas. Music of the 1990s (American History Through Music). Santa Barbara, Calif: Greenwood, 2011.
Wilson, M. “The Trial.” Music and Business Forum Vol. 1, Issue 7 (July 1993). http://www.wpr1.com/Steve/A_Srapbook.html (Accessed October 15, 2015).

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Original Format

2 color digital images

Locations

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  2. CFMH00198.jpg