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The Kingsmen

The Kingsmen
Formed: 1957 in Portland, OR
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Disbanded: 1968
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Keith Blake, Don Gallucci, Kerry Magness, Steve Peterson, Lynn Easton, Jack Ely, Bob Nordby, Gary Abbott, Mike Mitchell, Norman Sundholm, ...See All
Biography: A rock & roll band from Portland, OR, the Kingsmen's one big hit, "Louie, Louie," defined the garage band style and became one of the all-time classics. The original lineup included Jack Ely (lead singer and guitar), Lynn Easton (drums), Mike Mitchell (lead guitar), Bob Nordby (bass), and Don Galucci ...Read full biography
The Kingsmen, Vol. 3
Released: 1965
Label: Sundazed
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The group's third album, again issued here without the overdubbed crowd noises. This features their hit "Jolly Green Giant" plus three CD bonus tracks. ~ Cub Koda, Rovi ...Read full review
The Kingsmen in Person
Released: 1963
Label: Sundazed
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The Kingsmen's version of Richard Berry's ubiquitous "Louie, Louie" was a smash number two hit in November 1963, and is still the most famous and best on oldies stations. So when the consumer says, "That's ...Read full review