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The Chantays - 100% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy
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 Surfaris - 82% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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 Challengers - 73% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s
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Dick Dale - 69% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Documentaries
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Richard Monsour, 4 May 1937, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Note: Dale himself has been quoted in interviews as saying he was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and that his family emigrated to Quincy, Massachusetts, when he was a child. Now, however Dale denies that story and claims to have been born in Boston.) Dale is usually credited as the inventor of the instrumental surf music st Read more

The Marketts - 59% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This Hollywood, California-based instrumental group rose to prominence during the surfing craze of the early 60s. Ben Benay (guitar), Mike Henderson (saxophone), Ray Pohlman (bass), Gene Pello (drums) and Richard Hobriaco, then Tom Hensey (keyboards), enjoyed two minor US hits with ‘Surfer’s Stomp’ and Balboa Blue’ (both 1962), before scoring a million-selle Read more

The Ventures - 57% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Comedy
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This pivotal instrumental group was formed in Tacoma, Washington, USA, in 1958 when work mates Don Wilson (10 February 1937, USA; rhythm guitar) and Bob Bogle (b. 16 January 1937, USA; lead guitar) discovered a mutual interest in music. They began performing together as the Impacts, using a pick-up rhythm section, before Nokie Edwards (b. Nole Edwards, 9 May 1935, Lahoma, Ok Read more

Link Wray - 51% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Documentaries Music Magazines
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frederick Lincoln Wray, 2 May 1929, Dunn, North Carolina, USA, d. 21 November 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark. Guitarist Wray formed his first group in 1942, but his musical ambitions were thwarted by his induction into the US Army. He first recorded for Starday in 1955 as a member of the country outfit Lucky Wray And The Palomino Ranch Hands. He subsequently formed the Raymen wit Read more

Jan & Dean - 37% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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US pop duo comprising Jan Berry (William Jan Berry, 3 April 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 26 March 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dean Torrence (b. 10 March 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA). Students at Emerson Junior High School, Berry and Torrence began singing together on an informal basis. They formed an embryonic group, the Barons, with Bruce Johnst Read more

Los Straitjackets - 37% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs - 37% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Domingo Samudio aka Sam Samudio, Dallas, Texas, USA. Although drawing inspiration from the Tex-Mex tradition, Sam’s initial releases were made for Memphis-based outlets. Backed by the Pharaohs, which comprised Ray Stinnet (guitar), Butch Gibson (saxophone), David Martin (bass) and Jerry Patterson (drums) - he had a US chart-topper in 1965 with ‘Wooly Bully’, a Read more

The Fireballs - 36% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the autumn of 1957 in Raton, New Mexico, USA, the Fireballs originally comprised George Tomsco (24 April 1940, Raton, New Mexico, USA; guitar, vocals), Chuck Tharp (b. 3 February 1941, d. 17 March 2006, Clovis, New Mexico, USA; lead vocals), Danny Trammell (b. 14 July 1940; rhythm guitar), Stan Lark (b. 27 July 1940; bass, vocals) and Eric Budd (b. 23 October 1938; Read more

The Kingsmen - 35% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Sonics - 35% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Davie Allan & The Arrows - 34% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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Davie Allan & The Arrows. In 1999, they won the "LA Weekly Music Award" for the Best Instrumental Band. In 1994, the critically acclaimed recording "Loud, Loose and Savage" (Top 10 CD pick... San Francisco Chronicle, Guitar Player and Bam) brought back the "Cycle-Delic" sounds of cult legend Davie Allan. In the late sixties, Davie Allan & The Arrows carved their niche in the mus Read more

The Astronauts - 33% match to The Trashmen

Genres: Pop / Rock
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