Child - Photo:  Courtesy of Richard Green
Photo:  Courtesy of Richard Green
child
Seattle, Washington
1969 - 1981

Members
 

Randy Ballard ~ Flute, Harp
Lance Baumgartel ~ Bass
Lynn Cluck ~ Guitar
Dave Coleman ~ Drums
Joe Dean ~ Bass
Michael Derosier ~ Drums
Greg Duffy ~ Guitar, Vocals
Mick Flynn ~ Guitar
Janet Foos ~ Keyboards
Bruce Hazen ~ Guitar
Jeff Kathan ~ Drums
Lawrence Kee ~ Hammond B-3, Keyboards
Ron Larsen ~ Congas, Percussion
Larry Mitchell ~ Drums
John O'Connor ~ Drums
Rick Randle ~ Guitar, Vocals
Mark Robertson ~ Keyboards, Vocals
 Charles Tapp ~ Drums, Vocals
Tim Turner ~ Guitar
 
 

Crew
 

Edward Blackwood ~ Sound (3 months during '81)
Frank Farmer ~ Sound
"Jose" ~ Roadie
Alan Quinn ~ Roadie
Rabbit Watson ~ Lights


Child Gig Schedule
1969 - 1975
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See and Hear Child on YouTube

The Wish

My Life

Kinky Message

The latest Child Video

And Another Child VIdeo



Lance          Mick          John          Tim
Photos By:  Marsha Burns

Child - Photo Courtesy of Mick Flynn
Photo Courtesy of Mick Flynn

Rick Randle and Mick Flynn.  Dig the Firebird Guitars!  Photo by Richard Green.  Provided Courtesy of Mick Flynn
Rick Randle and Mick Flynn.  Dig the Firebird Guitars!  Photo by Richard Green.  Provided Courtesy of Mick Flynn

Child photo by Richard Green taken at the Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre
Child at the Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre




Child at the Seattle Center Mural - Photo by Richard Green
Child at the Seattle Center Mural
Photo by Richard Green

Child album cover, painted by Loren Salazar
Child album cover, painted by Loren Salazar, Provided Courtesy of Mick Flynn
I was co-founder of the band, along with Joe Dean on bass & Randy Ballard on flute & blues harp; we got together in my apartment in the U-district for the first time; then we added Larry Mitchell on drums & Tim Turner on guitar & Ron Larsen on conga & percussion. Please add instruments played after their names for Randy Ballard, Joe Dean, Ron Larsen & Larry Mitchell. Child was somewhat unique because of the number of original tunes that we performed in clubs & concert.

That group stayed intact for a while & besides the club dates, we played Skyriver Rock Festival II, & opened concert shows for Big Brother & the Holding Co.; Fleetwood Mac; Savoy Brown; Jim Morrison; Charles Lloyd; & others. I don't have dates, but it was in '70, '71. That group broke up when we replaced Larry Mitchell with Michael Deroshier on drums; then Mike & I finally left the band to form "Thunder".

I'm now a private keyboard teacher in Silverdale/Poulsbo, & have a home studio in Poulsbo where I do recording projects for bands & songwriters.

Larry Key, June 2009


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Last Update:  18 March 2013
Credits: Dennis Dudley, Brian Semple, Darryl Riffero, Marsha Burns (photo), Richard Green, Tim Turner, Edward Blackwood, Mick Flynn, Rick Randle, Bruce Hazen, Jay Laush, Roger Fisher, Tim Coleman, Loren Salazar, Alan Quinn, Larry Kee (Key), Charles Tapp
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