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Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Belairs - 100% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Chantays - 70% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US-based group was comprised of the Californian Santa Ana High School students Bob Spickard (lead guitar), Brian Carman (guitar, saxophone), Bob Marshall (piano), Warren Waters (bass) and Bob Welsh (drums). They formed the Chantays in 1962, and secured immortality with ‘Pipeline’ the following year. Initially released as the b-side to a vocal track, this atmosphe Read more

The String-A-Longs - 70% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Keith McCormack (vocals/guitar), Richard Stevens (guitar), James Torres (guitar), Aubrey Lee de Cordova (bass) and Don Allen (drums) comprised this Texan high school group with a bias towards instrumentals. Encouraged by audience reaction to their act at local dances and parties, they auditioned for Norman Petty in his studio in Clovis, New Mexico. Impressed, Petty collaborated Read more

The Sentinals - 67% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Luis Obispo, California, USA, the Sentinals rose to become a popular surf group. They made their debut in 1962 with ‘Latin’ia’, and were later signed to leading surf outlet Del-Fi Records for which they completed Big Surf and The Surfer Girl. However, the sextet is better recalled for the future careers of its personnel. Guitarist/vocalist Mike Olse Read more

The Challengers - 59% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Impacts - 54% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Crossfires - 50% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Formed in Los Angeles, USA in 1963, the Crossfires evolved out of a high school attraction, the Nightriders. The founding line-up - Howard Kaplan (vocals/saxophone), Al Nichol (lead guitar), Chuck Portz (bass) and Don Murray (drums) - was later augmented by Mark Volman (vocals/saxophone), while several rhythm guitarists, including Dale Walton, Tom Stanton and Jim Tucker, passed Read more

Johnny & The Hurricanes - 47% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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The Surfaris - 46% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Glendora, California, in 1962, the Surfaris - Jim Fuller (lead guitar), Jim Pash (1949, USA, d. 29 April 2005, Yucca Valley, USA; guitar), Bob Berryhill (guitar), Pat Connolly (bass) and Ron Wilson (d. 1989; drums) - achieved international success the following year with ‘Wipe Out’. This frantic yet simplistic instrumental, originally envisaged as a throw Read more

The Tornadoes - 44% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Sandy Nelson - 39% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Easy Listening Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sander L. Nelson, 1 December 1938, Santa Monica, California, USA. Drummer Nelson began his career as a member of the Kip Tyler Band. Appearances in live rock ‘n’ roll shows led to his becoming an in-demand session musician, where he joined an ad hoc group of young aspirants including Bruce Johnston and Phil Spector. Nelson played on ‘To Know Him Is To Love Him Read more

Bill Justis - 38% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s
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14 October 1927, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, d. 15 July 1982, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Justis was a saxophonist, arranger and producer who created ‘Raunchy’, one of the classic rock ‘n’ roll instrumentals (and, coincidentally, the first song that George Harrison learned to play). He grew up in Memphis playing jazz and dance band music before joining Sam P Read more

The Astronauts - 37% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Bomboras - 36% match to The Fireballs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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