Fat were an American psych-rock band from Massachusetts that released a self-titled album on RCA in 1970, followed by a standalone single in 1971. After a half-decade silence, the band re-emerged with Footloose on self-press Dream Merchant Records in 1976. A further shortplayer appeared on the imprint in 1982, two years after their disbandment.

Members: Peter Newland (vocals, harmonica), James Kaminski (lead guitar, vocals), Michael Benson (lead guitar), Guy DeVito (bass, vocals), William ‘Benji’ Benjamin (drums, vocals)


  • Fat (1970)
  • “Still Water” / “Jump Town Girl” (1971)
  • Footloose (1976)
  • “Livin’ Like an Outlaw” / “When Will I Meet You” (1982)

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