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justin a.g. (in photo) is “the real thing” but scroll down to see “the not real thing” known as mog and his bitchin’ hoods

Check out Justin A.G.’s website to learn more about this amazing and multifaceted singer/songwriter.

on the other side of the spectrum “Mog and His Bitchin’ Hoods” is One of the Most Popular of 4 Fake Bands

4 Groups that Sort Of Never Were

“Mog and His Bitchin’ Hoods” is one of the most popular of 4 fake bands from the ’80’s. These groups include “Johnny Rave and the Lips (1980 – 1982),” “Mog and His Bitchin’ Hoods (1982 – 1984),” “Y (1984 – 1985)” and “IYB (1989 – 1990).”

How Do You Promote Something that Never Was?

Despite all 4 of them being pretend groups, they are still popular today as evidenced by this web page (play along with us, won’t you)?

They All Have YES in Common

One of the things that all of these entities have in common is that they all had the same lead singer who is sometimes called Y.E.S..

When in Doubt, Name-Drop

Also, there is a lot of name dropping opportunities possible for the members of these groups in terms of being related to celebs or actually being semi-celebs themselves.

Name-Dropping #1 of 5

Stephen Costantino who played guitar in “Mog and His Bitchin’ Hoods,” portrayed a Gamorrean Guard in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.

Name-Dropping #2 of 5

Steve Freedman who played keyboards in “Mog and His Bitchin’ Hoods,” produced a movie featuring Faye Dunaway.

Name-Dropping #3 of 5

Corey Dee Williams who played the bass in “Mog and His Bitchin Hoods” is the son of Hollywood icon Billy Dee Williams (a.k.a. Lando Calrissian from the original Star Wars trilogy).

Name-Dropping #4 of 5

Randy Allaire who played keyboards in one of the other quasi existing groups of Y.E.S. (“Y”) became an important and highly visible backup dancer with Michael Jackson.

Name-Dropping #5 of 5

Yianni Euripides Stamas, who was the lead singer of “Mog and His Bitchin’ Hoods” and the other nowhere collectives,” is the grandson of Greek immigrant grandparents.