About Danny Dean

Danny Dean (Danny Dean Phillips, Danny Phillips) is an American musician, singer- songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead vocalist,  principal songwriter, and guitarist of the hardcore punk band Anti and DIY punk label  New Underground Records, which Danny Dean co-founded with the late Gary Kail at the  height of South Bay California's hardcore punk scene in the late 1970's. He is also a  guitarist and bass guitarist for the avant-garde band Mood of Defiance pioneering the  2nd generation of punk. Danny Dean achieved commercial success at the golden age of  MTV with a plethora of music videos and nationwide radio rotation to the likes of California's KROQ and 91X, with his post-punk band  Easter, notorious for lineup changes that regularly featured Mike Ness early Social  Distortion and a late Brent Liles early Social Distortion and post-Easter Agent Orange  fame. He is eminent for instigating Neo-Rockabilly with his band Danny Dean and the  Homewreckers and his modern 80's twist on vintage rock and roll throughout the Pre- Nascent Rockabilly Revival and the Neo-Swing Revival, Opening up for and touring with  established acts like The Specials, English Beat, Big Bad Voodo Daddy, Lee Rocker of  the Stray Cats, a Flock of Seagulls, Missing Persons, Berlin, Dramarama, the Blasters,  Reverend Horton Heat, Real Life, and the General Public to name a few. Currently Danny  Dean is involved in many band projects between touring with some pretty big acts he  has also opened a chain of analog recording studios from New York to California.

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  • Aug 27 I am in town from Kentucky to perform, so put your cat shoes on and come down. Details are on the flyer. #moldymarvin #rockabillymusic #rockabillystyle #rockabillyrebel #rockabillyroyality #pompadore #rockabillylife #rockabilly #rockabillylifestyle #dannydeanandthehomewreckers #california #moldymarvinsratfink #ratfink #rockahillbillyjamboree #customcars #kustomkulture #pearblossomhighway #theoutpost
    Aug 27 I am in town from Kentucky to perform, so put your cat shoes on and come down. Details are on the flyer. #moldymarvin #rockabillymusic #rockabillystyle #rockabillyrebel #rockabillyroyality #pompadore #rockabillylife #rockabilly #rockabillylifestyle #dannydeanandthehomewreckers #california #moldymarvinsratfink #ratfink #rockahillbillyjamboree #customcars #kustomkulture #pearblossomhighway #theoutpost
  • Hope takes the worst photos lol but out in #kentucky at #willieslocalyknown I got to see the great #dakotacollins playing #standupbass with #woodypines and it was amazing
    Hope takes the worst photos lol but out in #kentucky at #willieslocalyknown I got to see the great #dakotacollins playing #standupbass with #woodypines and it was amazing
  • Joe Carducci has the most amazing gretsch stories every. #joecarducci #gretsch #namm2016 #namm #nashville
    Joe Carducci has the most amazing gretsch stories every. #joecarducci #gretsch #namm2016 #namm #nashville
  • Thank you TV Jones for the invite. I am having an amazing time. #tvjonnes #namm2016 #namm #nashville
    Thank you TV Jones for the invite. I am having an amazing time. #tvjonnes #namm2016 #namm #nashville
  • It's #Beatle time thank you #JoeCarducci when are here with #Gretsch Royalty Fred Gretsch Jr.. #countrymusichalloffame #namm2016 #namm #nashville #bachmangretsch
    It's #Beatle time thank you #JoeCarducci when are here with #Gretsch Royalty Fred Gretsch Jr.. #countrymusichalloffame #namm2016 #namm #nashville #bachmangretsch
  • Made it #nashville #nammshow2016 #namm #nashvillegram #musician #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #neorockabilly #pompadore #INSTACOOL #dannydean let the fun begin #musicismylife #musicnerd #rocknroll #rockabilky #rockabillyguy #rockabillylife #rockabillymusic #rockabillystyle #rockabillyrebel #rockabillyroyality at the #nashvillemusic #nashvillemusiccitycenter 
Can't wait to see #gretschguitars #gibson and most of all #tvjones
    Made it #nashville #nammshow2016 #namm #nashvillegram #musician #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #neorockabilly #pompadore #INSTACOOL #dannydean let the fun begin #musicismylife #musicnerd #rocknroll #rockabilky #rockabillyguy #rockabillylife #rockabillymusic #rockabillystyle #rockabillyrebel #rockabillyroyality at the #nashvillemusic #nashvillemusiccitycenter Can't wait to see #gretschguitars #gibson and most of all #tvjones
  • #punkcats #catsagram #cats out at the old #moletraxwest RIP #dannydean #monkeycat @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording -  My favorite producer so far. He's a cool cat as they say in the biz. #catsofinstagram #mcijh24 #producer #Regrann
    #punkcats #catsagram #cats out at the old #moletraxwest RIP #dannydean #monkeycat @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording - My favorite producer so far. He's a cool cat as they say in the biz. #catsofinstagram #mcijh24 #producer #Regrann
  • #organizedcrime #deliriumrecords @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording -  Old track sheets. Remember those? #doyouremeberrocknrollradio #otarimx80 #keepingrockalive #tapetransfers #quadeightcoronado #vintagey #Regrann
    #organizedcrime #deliriumrecords @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording - Old track sheets. Remember those? #doyouremeberrocknrollradio #otarimx80 #keepingrockalive #tapetransfers #quadeightcoronado #vintagey #Regrann
  • #menofmystery #cliffrichardsandtheshadows #tributealbum #dannydean #analogrecoring #analogrecording @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording -  Organized Crime tape archiving today. Transferring these bad boys so the music can be enjoyed for generations to come!  #analogrecording #tapetransfers #keepingrockalive #savingrocknroll #quadeightcoronado #laundryroomrecording #Regrann
    #menofmystery #cliffrichardsandtheshadows #tributealbum #dannydean #analogrecoring #analogrecording @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording - Organized Crime tape archiving today. Transferring these bad boys so the music can be enjoyed for generations to come! #analogrecording #tapetransfers #keepingrockalive #savingrocknroll #quadeightcoronado #laundryroomrecording #Regrann
  • #anti #antiband #punkhistory #punkrockpioneer #punkveteran #newundergroundrecords #southbaypunks #southbaypunk #diypunkethic #diypunk #hardcorepunk #80spunk #1980spunk #dannydean #analogrecoring #analogrecording @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording -  Preserving some old school punk rock today. Try this at home kids and you'll be sorry! Up the punx! #laundryroomrecording #quadeightcoronado #savingrocknroll #keepingrockalive #tapetransfers #otarimx80 #punxnotdead #Regrann
    #anti #antiband #punkhistory #punkrockpioneer #punkveteran #newundergroundrecords #southbaypunks #southbaypunk #diypunkethic #diypunk #hardcorepunk #80spunk #1980spunk #dannydean #analogrecoring #analogrecording @Regrann from @laundryroomrecording - Preserving some old school punk rock today. Try this at home kids and you'll be sorry! Up the punx! #laundryroomrecording #quadeightcoronado #savingrocknroll #keepingrockalive #tapetransfers #otarimx80 #punxnotdead #Regrann
  • By @gavinjonesrocks "Classic Danny Dean and the Homewreckers Lineup back in the day @ Photo Shoot in Hollywood, CA" via @PhotoRepost_app #dannydeanrocks #dannydeanandthehomewreckers #rockabillyband #rockabilly #rockabillymusic #rockabillystyle #rockabillyrebel #rockabillyroyality #neorockabilly
    By @gavinjonesrocks "Classic Danny Dean and the Homewreckers Lineup back in the day @ Photo Shoot in Hollywood, CA" via @PhotoRepost_app #dannydeanrocks #dannydeanandthehomewreckers #rockabillyband #rockabilly #rockabillymusic #rockabillystyle #rockabillyrebel #rockabillyroyality #neorockabilly
  • By @laundryroomrecording "Old track sheets. Remember those? #doyouremeberrocknrollradio #otarimx80 #keepingrockalive #tapetransfers #quadeightcoronado #vintagey" via @PhotoRepost_app #easter #postpunk #dannydean #dannydeanrocks #easrerband #musicismylife
    By @laundryroomrecording "Old track sheets. Remember those? #doyouremeberrocknrollradio #otarimx80 #keepingrockalive #tapetransfers #quadeightcoronado #vintagey" via @PhotoRepost_app #easter #postpunk #dannydean #dannydeanrocks #easrerband #musicismylife
  • Easter - Like Totally 80s Festival

Sat, May 21 @ 2:30 PM

Yost Theater Concert Center, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana

May 21st, 2016

For more information please visit the official website http://www.liketotallyfestival.com

12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PM EasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA

#dannydean #dannydeanrocks #dannyphillips #dannydeanphillips #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #rockabillyguy #pompadore #easrerband #easter #postpunk #yosttheater #liketotally80sfestival

Danny Dean on Guitar w/ Clive Farrignton When in Rome UK - Like Totally 80s Festival

Sat, May 21 @ 4:00 PM

Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana

May 21st, 2016 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PMEasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA

#clivefarrington #wheninromeuk #thepromise #wheninrome
#richardblade #annabellalwin #bowwowwow #nakedeyes #dramarama #themotels #marthadavis
    Easter - Like Totally 80s Festival Sat, May 21 @ 2:30 PM Yost Theater Concert Center, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana May 21st, 2016 For more information please visit the official website http://www.liketotallyfestival.com 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PM EasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA #dannydean #dannydeanrocks #dannyphillips #dannydeanphillips #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #rockabillyguy #pompadore #easrerband #easter #postpunk #yosttheater #liketotally80sfestival Danny Dean on Guitar w/ Clive Farrignton When in Rome UK - Like Totally 80s Festival Sat, May 21 @ 4:00 PM Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana May 21st, 2016 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PMEasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA #clivefarrington #wheninromeuk #thepromise #wheninrome #richardblade #annabellalwin #bowwowwow #nakedeyes #dramarama #themotels #marthadavis
  • Easter - Like Totally 80s Festival

Sat, May 21 @ 2:30 PM

Yost Theater Concert Center, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana

May 21st, 2016

For more information please visit the official website http://www.liketotallyfestival.com

12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PM EasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA

#dannydean #dannydeanrocks #dannyphillips #dannydeanphillips #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #rockabillyguy #pompadore #easrerband #easter #postpunk #yosttheater #liketotally80sfestival

Danny Dean on Guitar w/ Clive Farrignton When in Rome UK - Like Totally 80s Festival

Sat, May 21 @ 4:00 PM

Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana

May 21st, 2016 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PMEasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA

#clivefarrington #wheninromeuk #thepromise #wheninrome
#richardblade #annabellalwin #bowwowwow #nakedeyes #dramarama #themotels #marthadavis
    Easter - Like Totally 80s Festival Sat, May 21 @ 2:30 PM Yost Theater Concert Center, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana May 21st, 2016 For more information please visit the official website http://www.liketotallyfestival.com 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PM EasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA #dannydean #dannydeanrocks #dannyphillips #dannydeanphillips #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #rockabillyguy #pompadore #easrerband #easter #postpunk #yosttheater #liketotally80sfestival Danny Dean on Guitar w/ Clive Farrignton When in Rome UK - Like Totally 80s Festival Sat, May 21 @ 4:00 PM Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana May 21st, 2016 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PMEasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA #clivefarrington #wheninromeuk #thepromise #wheninrome #richardblade #annabellalwin #bowwowwow #nakedeyes #dramarama #themotels #marthadavis
  • Easter - Like Totally 80s Festival

Sat, May 21 @ 2:30 PM

Yost Theater Concert Center, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana

May 21st, 2016

For more information please visit the official website http://www.liketotallyfestival.com

12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PM EasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA

#dannydean #dannydeanrocks #dannyphillips #dannydeanphillips #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #rockabillyguy #pompadore #easrerband #easter #postpunk #yosttheater #liketotally80sfestival

Danny Dean on Guitar w/ Clive Farrignton When in Rome UK - Like Totally 80s Festival

Sat, May 21 @ 4:00 PM

Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana

May 21st, 2016 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PMEasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA

#clivefarrington #wheninromeuk #thepromise #wheninrome
#richardblade #annabellalwin #bowwowwow #nakedeyes #dramarama #themotels #marthadavis
    Easter - Like Totally 80s Festival Sat, May 21 @ 2:30 PM Yost Theater Concert Center, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana May 21st, 2016 For more information please visit the official website http://www.liketotallyfestival.com 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PM EasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA #dannydean #dannydeanrocks #dannyphillips #dannydeanphillips #oopsimfiftiesnoteighties #rockabillyguy #pompadore #easrerband #easter #postpunk #yosttheater #liketotally80sfestival Danny Dean on Guitar w/ Clive Farrignton When in Rome UK - Like Totally 80s Festival Sat, May 21 @ 4:00 PM Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Downtown Santa Ana May 21st, 2016 12:00 PM Richard Blade Begins DJingOutside Stage 2:00 PM Annabella Lwin’s Bow Wow WowOutside Stage 2:30 PMEasterYost Stage 3:00 PM Naked EyesOutside Stage 4:00 PM When in RomeOutside Stage 4:15 PM*** A Flock of 80sYost Stage 5:00 PM DramaramaOutside Stage 6:00 PM Big Hippie PartyYost Stage 6:00 PM Costume ContestOutside Stage 6:30 PM A Flock of SeagullsOutside Stage 7:45 PM Martha Davis & The MotelsOutside Stage 9:00 PM Surprise HeadlinerOutside Stage 10:00 PM After Party Featuring Flashback HeartattackUnderground DTSA #clivefarrington #wheninromeuk #thepromise #wheninrome #richardblade #annabellalwin #bowwowwow #nakedeyes #dramarama #themotels #marthadavis
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"Pop" (featured in White Irish Drinkers) 
in Consideration for Academy Award 
Nomination in Best Original Song Category

Executive Producers Chad Carrier and Danny Dean
Recorded at Moletrax West by Jeff Moleski
Wrritten by John Duffy


We're really excited to announce that our single "Pop," written by lead singer John Duffy and featured on the soundtrack of the John Gray film "White Irish Drinkers," is one of 39 songs in the running for a Best Original Song nomination by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Academy Awards.


Check out The Shillaly Brothers page and make sure to watch them live! 

John Duffy: lead vocals, celtic bouzouki, octave mandolin, mandolin, bass guitar, tin whistle
Chad Carrier: lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass ukulele, acoustic bass guitar
Rex Bailey: ukulele, guitar, drums, lead and backing vocals
Fred Studier: accordion, mandolin, celtic bouzouki, banjo, guitar, backing vocals, shot glass



White Irish Drinkers
 
Toronto International Film Festival Gotham Independent Film Awards Torino Film Festival
Winner Manhattan Film Festival Winner Chicago United Film Festival Woodstock Film Festival
USA Film Festival Seattle International Film Festival Official Selection Waterfront Film Festival
Galway Film Festival Woodstock Film Festival




 
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