Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||oldies 60s classic rock pop rock|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s|
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Originally known as the Outcasts, a San Diego act renowned for cover versions, this popular group took the name Union Gap in January 1967. Although burdened by a passé image - they dressed in American Civil War uniforms - General Gary Puckett (17 October 1942, Hibbing, Minnesota, USA; vocals), Sergeant Dwight Benett (b. December 1945, San Diego, California, USA; tenor saxophone), Corporal Kerry Chater (b. 7 August 1945, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; bass), Private Gary Mutha Withem (b. 22 August 1946, San Diego, California, USA; woodwind/piano) and Private Paul Whitbread (b. 8 February 1946, San Diego, California, USA; drums) enjoyed considerable success through their relationship with songwriter/producer Jerry Fuller. Woman Woman achieved gold status in 1967, and the following year the quintet scored three more million-sellers with Young Girl, a...