Real Enough by Doug and the Slugs

#526: Real Enough by Doug and the Slugs

Peak Month: November-December 1981
Peak Position #12
10 weeks on Vancouver’s CKLG chart
1 week Top 20 Extras
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ did not chart “Real Enough
Lyrics: “Real Enough

Doug Bennett was born in Toronto in 1951. He worked as a graphic designer after his schooling and at the age of 22 moved to Vancouver in 1973. He got a job as a cartoonist and editor for the weekly alternative paper the Georgia Strait. He also played with a number of bands. By 1977 Bennett was in search of some new outlets for his creativity and was introduced to guitarist John Burton. Burton had been in a group called The Ugly Slugs. Bennett and Burton began performing locally and added bassist Dennis Henderson, drummer Ted Laturnus and and Drew Neville on keyboards. They became Doug and The Slugs.

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