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The Cryan' Shames

The Cryan' Shames
Formed: 1964 in Chicago, IL
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Disbanded: 1970
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Isaac Guillory, Dennis Conroy, Tom Doody, Jim Fairs, J.C. Hooke, Lenny Kerley, Dave Purple, Jerry Stone, Dave Carter, Alan Dawson
Biography: The Cryan' Shames actually were a big deal in Chicago in the mid- and late '60s, when a bunch of their singles hit the local Top Ten; some of them were small national hits as well. The biggest of these was "Sugar and Spice," a cover of a Searchers song that made the Top 50 in 1966 and was later featured ...Read full biography
Sugar & Spice
Released: 1967
Label: Columbia
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The Cryan' Shames' debut album was typical of the more thrown-together rock LPs of the era: both sides of their first two singles and a bunch of cover versions. The singles, actually, were pretty good, ...Read full review
Released: 1967
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More The Cryan' Shames albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (2)