The Novels
British Columbia
1978 - 1981


James Lodge aka: Jim Leeds ~ Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Misley ~ Drums
Doug Parker  ~ Bass, Vocals
Robin Stanley ~ Guitar, Lead Vocals

In Memory of

Jim Leeds - Lodge

 Indie  45:  "Son of Sam" b/w "I'm Being Followed", 1980

Singer-song writer for the Novels, Robin Stanley, continues to write and record music as well as gig around the Vancouver BC area as a solo act.

He released a well received debut CD in 2004 titled "Mad Kingdom," as well as having a song on the "Teeny Bikini's and Burnt Marshmallows" compilation CD (produced almost in your own backyard, Redmond WA, by Everett's Rich Arithmetic) in 2000, and another song on the "Unsound Vol 1" compilation in 1998, a CD released by New Jersey's legendary scribe & musician, Gary Pig Gold.

For more information on Robin Stanley visit

Robin Stanley, September 2006

The Bass player, Doug Parker, is "MIA".

Drummer Johnny Misley is living in Calgary Alberta and is Vice President of Hockey Canada .  He was a member of the Team Canada staff who captured the country's first gold medal in 50 years at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002.  Johnny still plays the drums.*

The lead guitar player  Jim Leeds (Lodge) died tragically in 1981

Robin Stanley, September 2006

*Johnny Misley, January 2007

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Last Update:  19 December 2010
Credits:  Roger Stomperud, Johnny Misley, Robin Stanley, Paul Lodge

Band # 1121