The Leaves of Grass
Chula Vista, California
1965 - 1970
Steve Stransky:  Born in Bellingham, Dec 31st,1950, raised in Chula Vista CA, where he formed the 1st wave style band "The Leaves of Grass", in '65.  He relocated to Seattle/Everett in 1971, formed Country Rock band "Stumblin" Gold" in 73, went on to play with 4 versions of that band and then joined Seattle/Tacoma, road band "Canon" with Amy Canon and John Lucas.  When Canon broke up Steve responded to an add in the Seattle Times for a '"Frontman" opportunity, and auditioned for Dillinger, was hired and out on the road in about a week...

Steve later played in The Bad Bees, with Bruce Malmberg, Tight Shoes With Steve Erickson and Lloyd Poole, Get Back, with Mike Firus, Hugo Taylor and Steve Lee... an original act named "Strange Syrkas" who signed with Seattle's C&M records, also Rudy and the Tubeshakers and now plays with The Phantoms Blues Band.

In Memory of

Steve "Sarge" Stransky
b:  31 December 1950  -  d:  9 February 2012

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