The Ohio Express

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": 60s bubblegum classic rock garage rock nice elevator music gotanygoodmusic home collection rock pop american new york hi fidelity best mouth in rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Lyrics Wikipedia

Biography

Key players in the bubblegum-pop trend of the late 60s, the Ohio Express evolved from the Mansfield, Ohio, USA-based unit Rare Breed in 1967. The band comprised Joey Levine (vocals), Dale Powers (guitar), Doug Grassel (rhythm guitar), Jim Pflayer (keyboards), Dean Krastan (bass) and Tim Corwin (drums). Their first single, ‘Beg, Borrow And Steal’, had originally been recorded by the group under its old moniker in 1966 before it was reissued the following year by Cameo Records. There the band teamed up with producers Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz, and reached number 29 in the autumn of 1967. A second Cameo single to chart was ‘Try It’, a song penned by Levine that was later covered by the Standells. In 1968 the Ohio Express signed with Neil Bogart’s Buddah Records and released the bubblegum ‘Yummy Yummy Yummy’, which became their biggest hit, reaching the Top 5 on both sides of the Atlantic. By the end of 1969 they had charted on six...

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