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The Fendermen

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The story from the Fendermen is one particular too good to become true stories of the business enterprise, but true non-etheless. It’s 1 of 2 guitarists, Jim Sundquist and Phil Humphries, delivered on a single time and month in two different cities who didn’t satisfy until these were teens. Mutually infused using the rock’n’roll insect, they began playing being a duo, naming themselves following the Fender guitars both of these plugged into an individual amplifier. Among the tracks that often received the largest response once the duo performed live the neighborhood pubs was a hopped up, rockabilly rendition of Jimmie Rodgers’ “Mule Skinner Blues,” filled with goofball yodels and popular guitar licks. An area entrepreneur persuaded the males to record it–sans drummer or bassist–and experienced it pressed through to the neighborhood Cuca label in Wisconsin, after that it had been re-recorded for any Minnesota label, Soma. Inexplicably, the record captured on nationally, zooming as much as the very best Ten in 1960. Humphries and Sundquist grabbed an area drummer and strike the street, touring behind their substantial hit and finally recording a whole album prior to the duo proceeded to go their separate methods two years later on. A one strike question group, the Fendermen non-etheless made complete blooded, dynamic rock’n’roll and offered among the last gasps of rockabilly in a teenager idol infested period.

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Full Name The Fendermen
Music Songs Mule Skinner Blues, Heartbreakin' Special, Don't You Just Know It, Beach Party, Lonesome Road, Fas-Nacht-Kuechel, Ghost Riders in the Sky, Can't You Wait, Jack of Diamonds, Bertha Lou, Koo-Koo, More Than Words Can Tell, There Is a Time to Wander, Beach Party 2000, Mule Skinner Blues 2000, Rain Drop, Beatnik Fly, A Sinner's Prayer, Ratrace, Can I Get A Witness, Detour / Yakety Sax, Guitar Man, Never Like This, Big Red Boppers, Bo Diddley, Wolfman, Peter Gun, Heartbreak, Poison Ivy, Red River Rock, Rudy's Rock, Wipe Out
Albums Poison Ivy (Digitally Remastered), Midnighter, Mule Skinner Blues: The Best of The Fendermen, Hitmaking American Rockabilly Duo, A Bouquet Of Hits, At An Earlier Time, All Over The World, Christmas Bells Are Ringing, Up And Down, Meet And Greet On Broadway, Gaudy Colours, Expensive Bling, Enjoy Your Time, Mule Skinner Blues: Rarity Music Pop, Vol. 183, Noble Blue, In That Golden Summer Time, Black Or White, Love Caught, Confectioner's, Talkative Friend, Koo-Koo, Splash Of Color


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1 Melbourne band formed in 1962. Members have included Frankie Brent (guitar, vocals), Frankie Burns (drums), John Cosgrove (guitar, vocals), Gavin Grace (bass), Ray Houston (bass), Graham Broomfield (saxophone), Rex Harris (bass), Gordon Pendleton (drums), and Noel Tresider (piano).


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