INKLINGS By TIM WHITAKER
SUBURBAN WIVES: Household chores for Reesa (left), Cherie and Ann
THE STRAIGHT SCOOP
SUBURBAN WIVES: GETTING DOWN ON LAUNDROMAT LOVE
Rock 'n' roll's answer to Erma Bombeck — that's what they're calling the
Suburban Wives Club, the female rock trio from South Jersey that's playing
"We put the group together mainly for fun," says Reesa Laskey, the
self-declared queen of South Jersey New Wave. In real life, Laskey, 34, is a
Woodbury, N.J., housewife.
"I've had various musical incarnations, but this time I wanted a group
that reflected my real concerns — diets, exercise, chocolate addiction and
The Wives have also produced a single — "Casual Cat at a Laundromat" —
about the joys of dirty laundry. "I have big hopes for our act," says Reesa,
the lead singer.
"But I still sing at weddings, and even deliver singing telegrams from
time to time. A housewife like me always has to look out for a rainy day."