The Cowsills

Genres: Pop / Rock
Tags: 60s classic rock oldies bubblegum rock sunshine pop pop Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Billed as ‘America’s First Family Of Music’, the Cowsills originally featured Bill (William Joseph Cowsill Jnr., 9 January 1948, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, d. 17 February 2006, Canada; guitar/vocals), Bob (b. Robert Paul Cowsill, 26 August 1949, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA; guitar/vocals), Barry (b. 14 September 1954, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, d. 28 December 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; bass/vocals) and John (b. 2 March 1956, Newport, Rhode Island, USA; drums). The quartet recorded a single ‘All I Really Want To Be Is Me’ for Johnny Nash’s Joda Records label before coming to the attention of Mercury Records writer/producer Artie Kornfeld. The Cowsills recorded an album for Mercury but were dropped after failing to make a commercial impact. Kornfield stayed faithful to the group and co-wrote and produced their breakthrough hit, ‘The Rain, The Park And Other Things’, which reached number 2 in the US charts in December...

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