Thursday, February 28, 2008

? mark and The Mysterians

? mark and the mysterians, another garage band who had a big hit in "96 Tears". ? was actually Rudy Martinez. Rudy claimed to be a Martian. Go figger.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Petula Clark...

British invasion vocalist and best selling female English vocal artist of all time Petula Clark with Go Go Ballet Girls.....

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Crispian St. Peters

Somewhat of a one hit wonder, Crispian St. Peters had a big hit with "Pied Piper".

Monday, February 25, 2008

Shirley Ellis: The Name Game!

The ultimate gimmick song that every one loved to hate. Shirley Ellis with The Name Game featuring......Go Go Dancers!

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Martha & The Vandellas

Martha Reeves and her Vandellas, on the vanguard of the Motown sound.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Sam the sham and the pharaohs

Sam the sham and the pharaohs were a "gimmick" band with a few hits that became cheesy classics. Here they perform one of them, "Wooly Bully" with more groovy go-go girls!

Monday, February 18, 2008

The Zombies....

British invasion denizens....The Zombies.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Wilson Pickett

The one, the only, the Wicked Pickett.

Thursday, February 7, 2008

The Bobby Fuller Four....

A West Texas band from El Paso, The Bobby Fuller Four emulated Buddy Holly style rock and was headed for big things until Bobby was murdered in Los Angeles. Here, "I Fought the Law"....with groovy outlaw Go-Go Girls!

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann, another British invasion group with R&B beginnings.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Billy J Kramer &The Dakotas

A Mersey beat protege band of The Beatles, Bill J. and the Dakotas recorded a number of songs written for them by Lennon and McCartney.

Monday, February 4, 2008


The one and only big band sound of rock n' roll....Chicago Transit Authority.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

The Troggs

In and out of the spotlight quite quickly but a perennial garage band favorite....The Troggs!

Friday, February 1, 2008

Scott MacKenzie

Scott McKenzie for the Summer of Love.....