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Chan Romero

A somewhat obscure but quite interesting performer from your tail end of the original ’50s rock & roll explosion, Latino guitarist and singer Romero is most well-known for writing and singing the initial version of “Hippy Hippy Tremble.” Causing just a ripple within the U.S. upon its 1959 launch, it …

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The Kingsmen

Not much is well known about the first times of the King’s Men quintet, an old-time Southern gospel act who aren’t to become confused with the Portland, OR-based garage area music group the Kingsmen (the music group whose enduring “Louie, Louie” survives today among the all-time frat rock and roll …

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Florida Boys

The Florida Kids certainly are a celebrated Southern gospel group which was formed originally by J.G. Whitfield in 1947 because the Gospel Melody Quartet. By 1955, the Melody Quartet was eliminated as well as the Florida Kids had been on the picture to remain — and stay. A number of …

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The Barbarians

Making use of their appearances over the Nuggets compilation as well as the T.A.M.We. Present, the Barbarians are among the best-remembered garage area bands from the ’60s. Not really that it’s simple to forget the view of the one-handed drummer, filled with connect, driving his music group through a garage …

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The Bad Seeds

The Poor Seeds were the very first rock band of note to emerge from Corpus Christi, Texas, itself a hotbed of garage-rock activity through the middle/past due 1960s. They began when guitarist/vocalist Mike Taylor and bassist Plant Edgeington, then person in a local music group known as the Four Winds, …

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The Swingin’ Medallions

The Swingin’ Medallions’ one claim to fame, “Two times Shot (Of My Baby’s Like),” charted at number 17 on July 2, 1966, and produced them an institution within the South. It had been the band’s second launch for Smash Information; the very first, “I Wanna Become Your Man,” proceeded to …

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Apollos

Garage-fuzz combo the Apollos shaped in Falls Cathedral, VA, originally comprising guitarist siblings Dave and Don Harney, bassist Jim Cost and drummer Jan Sylvester. Drummer Wayne Groves shortly changed Sylvester, and by adding vocalist Tommy Vorhauer, the group started entering regional battle-of-the-bands contests–for acquiring top honors in a single such …

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The Trashmen

A Minneapolis rock and roll & roll music group, they evolved from Jim Thaxter & the Travelers, saving a unitary under that name (“Sally Jo”/”Cyclone”). The group comprises Tony Andreason (lead electric guitar), Dan Winslow (electric guitar/ vocals), Bob Reed (bass), and Steve Wahrer (drums/vocals). Unfairly depicted being a novelty …

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Barry & the Remains

A solid contender for the best possible overlooked American music group from the mid-’60s, the Remains (led by Barry Tashian) were the most known Boston band of the era. However they hardly ever broke out nationally, despite putting your signature on to Epic and copping an starting slot within the …

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Liverpool Five

The Liverpool Five is one 1960s music group that’s ripe for rediscovery. The actual fact that they’ve slipped through several cracks may need to do using their unusual background — after getting started in Britain, the quintet spent the majority of a yr in Germany and touring china and taiwan …

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