Rocker Steve Dougherty,
co-wrote the song
"That's mostly Steve's song, I just
added a bridge section." -
originally from the midwest, was lead guitarist in
Roach and the White Boys ,
Peters on bass. Steve was lead
guitar extraordinaire for the short lived
BFM, then went on to found bands such
as 'Burning Roam' and 'Eyes'.
Dougherty was one of the founding members
of the band: Burning Rome
Straight ahead rock and roll from Los Angeles. Other
White Boys configuartions included:
Pete McRae ( The Kats ), Kevin O'Neal (The
Busboys) , and Byl Carruthers
( Cafe R&B ). Original material was provided by Brian O'Neal , Pete McRae , Freddy Moore , and others...
(A&M Records, 1982)
Village Recorders/SoundCastle, Los
|WINDOWS OF THE SOUL by Eyes|
Second release from AOR rockers "EYES" comes to us in the form of, 'WINDOWS OF THE SOUL'. A
collection of songs that are mixed with rock and a little soul. "
The band does a rockin
version of the GARY WRIGHT song, "Love Is Alive", where
guitarist Steve Dougherty
displays some niffty guitar licks.
Steve Dougherty was involved in different musical projects in Southern California.
Dougherty in 1986 contributed to the recording of a pop album by Berlin "Count Three & Pray" and in the recording of a 1989 demo with L.A. Rocks.
In 1988 L.A. Rocks evolved into EYES.
Dougherty contacted vocalist Jeff Scott Soto - one of the singers in the L.A. Rocks project- who then joined EYES.
With the arrival of Jeff Scott Soto, Eyes signed a recording contract with Curb Records, even though EYES had already had made a demo "Windows of The Soul" for the Capitol Records.
Dougherty , Grove, Damien and Jimmy O┤Shea recorded the debut album. All but 2 songs featured swedish vocalist Marcel Jacob.
Over the years they toured with bands like: Megadeth, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Panther, Stake out in Chains, Exodus and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
In spite of the impact
caused in the band by the loss of Jeff Scott Soto,
Steve Dougherty and Aldy Damien attempted to carry on, but EYES disintegrated in 1993.
bio is a work-in-progress.