Gold Winter People/The Yak

Photo by Jackie Hager

Gold Winter People existed before and during Beachwood Sparks. The band started out as a two-pice with Pete "Sleigher" Kinne and Brent Rademaker called The Yak, but then morphed into Gold Winter People.

The band was fronted by songwriter Pete "Sleigher" Kinne on guitar and vocals, with Jimi Hey on bass/backing vocals, Brent Rademaker on organ/backup harmonies, Ben Knight on guitar and Chris Gunst on the drums.

Pete "Sleigher" Kinne – vocals, guitar
Brent Rademaker – organ, harmony vocals
Jimi Hey – bass, backing vocals
Ben Knight – guitar
Chris Gunst – drums
Gold Winter People live at The Chorus Club 09/18/98