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1970s (CONTINUED)

Jean Deaux - Blood In The Seine (1970s) - French New Wave band's first album in English!

Second Best (mid-1970s) - After feuding with Seals and Crofts, this band was formed by several studio musicians to compete directly with their old bosses.

Ramsey McCak (mid-1970s) - Gentle folk singer.

Crosby, Stills Nash & Youngman (1973) - Charity album that was made just for fun (features Suite Judy Blue Eyes and some hilarious ad libs from Henny Youngman).

The Eeekees (1970s) - Popular bubblegum pop group formed by several former members of Buffalo Springfield.

Bra Burners (1970s) - Female folk group.

10,000 Lakes (1970s) - One of the great "mullet" bands from the 70s. Their "Minnesota" sound really took off during the summer of 1974.

Space Men (1970s) - Acid rock band.

 

1960s

Crawford, Raines, Peterson, Jones, Templeton, Turner & Co. (1960s) - One of great folk groups of the late 1950s and early 1960s. [The band is currently still touring under the name of "Raines".]

Staff Sergeant Daryl Bennett (1960s) - Performed military songs. Also did a Top 40 comeback album during the 1980s.

The Hummingbirds (1960s) - Pop band. (Performed the songs from the Manka Bros. movie Hula-The Movie.

The Plagiarists (1960s) - Beatles-style band with surprisingly similar songs to the Beatles.

Le Grand Yodelisque (1960s) - Two yodelers, 45 albums, 45 gold records.

The Cellist & Maggie (1960s) - Folk duo combining classical music and early hippie folk. [They broke up after The Cellist refused to play at Woodstock because of the smell.]

 

1950s

Jack Kerouac's Brother - There's More Than One Road (1959) - Jack Kerouac's Brother reads from his unpublished novel.

Carl Henky - Please Baby, Hold Me Tight (1955) - Blind rockabilly sensation. Music from the Manka Bros. movie Please Baby, Hold Me Tight. Features the hit title song as well as "See Me, Touch Me," "Shake Me Loose," and "(Come Be My) Hugabaloo."

The 4 Sures (1950s) - One of the first star groups on Manka Bros. Records, this classic doo-wop quartet hit the scene with such songs as "Doo You Wop?," "Sir Billingsly's Car Goes Doo-Wop."

 

1940s

War Sounds (1943) - Manka Bros. Records first release. This frightening recording from the front lines of World War II included actual battles scenes that so horrified and scared the nation it was pulled off the shelves by direct order of FDR.

 

1920s

Van "The Tap" Dubois (1920s) - Blues singer/tap dancer.