"The True Olympians Play The Olson Brothers Band. What’s up with that? Last year or so I figured out that a hard workin’ Nashville song writin' contest winnin' many giggin’ country band existed right here in OlyWa. Capitol HS grads, like former TruOly drummer and KGY radio star, Michael Stein. Whoda thunk, here in the land of Olympia-has-everything? Over the last year I’ve played them a bunch on my FreeFormNW KAOS-FM radio show (which you can stream at kaosradio.org if you ain't in Oly) - even interviewed them (twice) while they were driving back from an Ashland, Oregon gig. My favorites tunes are “I Bleed Evergreen” and “Kill Your Mom” (as in “It Would Kill” …). I dig them so much we decided to give them the True Olympian treatment and have now released them as an attractive limited edition CDr single. These are performed from the heart! We might even get it together to do videos for these. We shall just see!" - - - Tom Dyer, Green Monkey Records and members of The True Olympians
The True Olympians, a combo whose existence is based on an inclusive concept: anyone "from Olympia" qualifies as a member in standing, though de facto the result is an elite cadre of jazzbos, punks, hippie-boppers and NW rock'n'roll personas. The brainchild of The True Olympians is Green Monkey Records founder Tom Dyer, and their magnum opus is Olympia, a true Story, the selective history of Olympia told in song. The True Olympians have also released a Holiday Collection and several singles.