The Forty-Five

Formerly known as Magnatone and known later at the Magnatone.45. This band was fronted by Tom Rosenthal who booked the Foxfire Coffee Lounge all ages venue in Minneapolis from 1999-2001. This was a great institution in the Twin Cities.  Magnatone put out a number of releases and played power-pop/rock stuff in the vein of Elvis Costello.  Tom previously was in the band Speedway who had a 10″ 8-song EP on Dionysus Records in ’95. Jacques Wait went on to play in France has the Bomb and Pink Mink for a period of time and has a recording studio in the Twin Cities.

Tom Rosenthal – vocals, guitar
Jacques Wait – vocals, bass
Johnny O’Halloran – drums

1. s/t – CD (No Alternative, 1997)
2. Tokyo – CDEP (Roll Music, 1999)