The Continental Drifters an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1991 and dissolved in New Orleans, Louisiana about a decade later. Though the line-up changed several times, at one point the band comprised a kind of college-rock/indie-rock/power-pop supergroup, including as it did Peter Holsapple of the dB's, Mark Walton of The Dream Syndicate, Bangle Vicki Peterson and Susan Cowsill of The Cowsills.
Vermilion is not only a great album, it is the kind of rock 'n' roll album rarely made anymore, the product of a collective vision..."
Continental Drifters are:
Mark Walton - bass, triangle, drum, background vocals
Susan Cowsill - acoustic guitar, mandolin, tambourine, drum, vocals
Robert Maché- electric guitar, mandolin, drum, background vocals
Vicki Peterson - electric guitar, acoustic guitar, drum, vocals
Russ Broussard - drums, rubboard, percussion, background vocals
Peter Holsapple - organ, piano, acoustic & electric guitar, banjo, harmonica, percussion, vocals
ls on "Drifters" - Dana Walton and Mary Broussard
Tambourines on "Don't Do What I Did" - Miranda Victoria Cowsill Holsapple, André Walton, Mary Broussard, Dana Walton, Nicholas Broussard, Jonathan Walton and Continental Drifters
Producer: Continental Drifters & Mike Mayeux
American Release Date: Oct. 12, 1999