Saturday, April 19, 2014

******* & the ******* !

And in honour of Vernon Green & the Medallions, here are ten more great outfits that share the most Rock and Roll of names.

1. Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

 
2. Elvis Costello & the Attractions
 
 
3. Gladys Knight & the Pips
 
 
4. Toots & the Maytals
 
 
5. Anthony & the Imperials
 
 
6. Question Mark & the Mysterians
 
 
7. Lloyd Cole & the Commotions
 
 
8. Dion & the Belmonts
 
 
9. Archie Bell & the Drells
 
 
10. Reparata & the Delrons
 
 
...and no room for Martha, Siouxsie or Booker T.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

4 comments:

  1. That picture of EC and the Attractions is why I fell in love with menacing rock and roll music. They look nerdy, but they can hurt you.

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  2. Have you read the chapter on EC in Nick Kent's The Dark Stuff Rod. Just brilliant!

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  3. I haven't. Haven't read anything by Nick Kent since the NME days. I should look up his books.

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  4. Oh they're great. You really need to read the Costello chapter.

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