ESG (Emerald, Sapphire, and Gold) was formed in the South Bronx in 1978 by teenage sisters Renee, Valerie, Deborah, and Marie Scroggins. Their mother, keen to keep them off the streets and out of trouble, had bought them a drum set, guitar, and bass. From that humble start the band never reached mainstream success, but its uncompromising punk-funk was an appreciated and inspirational addition to several underground scenes, from hedonistic discos to dark,... More >>>