In 1975, vocalist Ken Shields, keyboard player Daryl Gutheil and bassist Kim Sinnaeve formed the band Wascana.
After being renamed Witness, the group became Streetheart when guitarist Paul Dean and drummer Matt Frenette joined in 1977. The band released Meanwhile Back in Paris the following year and Under Heaven over Hell in 1979, but Frenette and Dean dropped out soon after to found Loverboy. Streetheart played together until 1984, releasing Quicksand Shoes (1980), Drugstore Dancer (1981), Action: Best of Streetheart (1981) and Dancing with Danger (1983). ~ John Bush, Rovi