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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 action, the Trashmen had been in most cases a top-notch rock and roll & move combo, enormously well-known on the teenager membership circuit, playing mainly surf music to some landlocked Minnesota market. Drummer Steve Wahrer mixed two songs with the Rivingtons (“The Bird’s the term” and “Pa Pa Ooh Mow Mow”), added freakish vocal results along with a pounding tempo to the combine, and, by early 1964, the group is at the very best Ten countrywide with “Surfin’ Parrot.” Although group continued release a great follow-up singles and a fantastic album, their second in sunlight had arrive and eliminated; they disbanded by later 1967/early 1968. They re-formed within the middle-’80s and continuing to try out locally until Wahrer’s loss of life. The Trashmen are revered by ’60s enthusiasts among the great American teenage band combos ever, their lone strike exemplifying outrageous, unabashed rock and roll & move at its most demented, bare-bones-basic, lone-E-chord finest.

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