- (This page is about the American garage rock band. For the punk band of the same name, see Outcasts).
The Outcasts were an American garage rock band from San Antonio, Texas that released a total of five singles between 1965 and 1967. Their best-known songs are "I'm in Pittsburgh (And it's Raining)", and "1523 Blair". Their recordings have been reissued on a number of compilation albums. According to the Ugly Things compilation album notes, they are the most recognized band of this name that were active in the mid-1960s.
Links to Peel
Peel played "I'm in Pittsburgh (And it's Raining)" in the 70's and 80's from the first Pebbles garage-rock compilation LP, and the Vibes' cover version of the song entered the 1985 Festive Fifty. It is not known from available playlists whether any other tracks by the Outcasts were played by the DJ.
- 04 December 1979: I'm In Pittsburgh (And It's Raining) (LP - Pebbles Vol. 1) BFD
- 01 April 1985: 'I'm In Pittsburgh (And It's Raining) (Compilation LP-Pebbles Vol. One (Original Artyfacts From The First Punk Era))' (BFD)
- 05 February 1987 (Andy Kershaw): I'm in Pittsburg And It's Raining (v/a LP: Texas Flashbacks Vol. 2) Antar