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The Samples

The Samples
Formed: 1989 in Boulder, CO
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Al Laughlin, Jeep MacNichol, Andy Sheldon, Chat Churbuck, Charles Hambleton, Sam Young, Len Mooney, Karl Dietel, Billy Mutchler, Dan Blondin
Biography: With their relaxed, slightly jazzy pop, the Samples were one of the most popular touring bands of the early '90s. After a bad experience with a major label, the band began releasing their own records independently, building support through a grassroots network of fans. Through constant touring, the Samples ...Read full biography
Underwater People
Released: 1992
Label: What Are Records?
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All of The Samples' records feature a pleasant mix of pop, jazz, and blues, but Underwater People is the only album to feature consistently strong songwriting throughout the entire record. ~ Stephen Thomas ...Read full review
Here and Somewhere Else
Released: 1998
Label: What Are Records?
Critics' Rating:
One of America's most talented (and mostly unknown) bands of the '90s, the Samples made a giant leap on this release. Their first all-studio album with three new bandmates is simply astounding. The quintet ...Read full review
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