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Colorado Musician Index: A thru Carmichael

Cheryl Abbott – Yoga Instructor

LP – Centered Records – “Hatha Yoga”

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Reid Abrams

LP – Abrams Music Associates AMS 500 – “A Speck of Time” – 1972

Ralph Achilles

Ralph Achilles was a member of the Colorado group The F.A.B. Company and was a long-time solo performer in the Colorado area. “FAB” was an acronym for Frank – Achilles and Bonnie – the three members of the group. See the separate Bonnie Nelson entry for her solo recording career.

LP – Venture 101 – The Funny One

Performer Jerry Jacobs is also heard on this LP

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LP – Falls River 1 – Achilles – 1974

Musicians on this LP include Bonnie Nelson (vocals), B.C. Cameron (vocals), Wes Robbins (vocals), Jerry Barlow (vocals/guitar), Warren Frey, (guitar), Frank Brenner (piano), Bob Arthur (bass) and Ed Pitts (drums)

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Achilles & Frank

45 – 19866 – The Bridgers Song b/w Cache La Poudre – 1964

45 – Norman 426 – As We Do Today b/w Somebody Knockin’

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45 – Norman 568 – The Two Peddler Men b/w Watermelon is A King’s Delight

45 – Norman 577 – Bottomless Well b/w Colorado Sky

The Action Brass (Denver)

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Denver, Colorado group – Charted with this single in Denver – Made the Top 20 for a few weeks on local radio KIMN – They were more like a “drum and bugle corp” than a rock and roll band – but what the heck. They were clean cut and boasted that image as their calling card at the time.

The group formed in 1966 when they represented Governor Love of Colorado as his official “campaign band”. They went on to compete in Denver “Battle of the Bands” competitions and winning in 1967. They were selected from finalist bands The Blue Angels, The U.S. Mail, The Miserlou, and The Morning Rain.

They competed as well nationally – representing Colorado. Five members of the group were from Wheat Ridge High School just west of Denver (same school attended earlier by Gary Stites (Carlton Records) and Dean Reed (international star in the late 1950’s – early 1960’s.) Trumpet player Gene Brown was from Denver Manual High School.

John Gray – trombone
Gene Brown – trumpet
Doug Winegar – drums
Larry Greene – guitar
Jim Johnson – bass
Marc Greene – trumpet

Cartay 5335 – Livin’ The Good Life/When The Spirit Moves Me

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The Active Support (Colorado Springs)

Information is needed on this group

Acy Acy (Colorado Springs)

Information is needed on this group

Deke Adams

45 – Gold Coin – “Cattletruck Drivin’ Boogie” b/w ” “Buck-N-Ednas”

45 – Gold Coin 4957 – “The Broncos Fan” b/w “Buck N Ednas” – 1978

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John Luther Adams

LP – Owl – OWL – “Forest Without Leaves” – 1987

The Tim Adams Trio

45 – Twi-Lite 1016/17 – “Borrow” b/w ” I Gathered Up Roses”

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Aftermath (Colorado Springs)

Information is needed on this group

Ange & The Wild Turkeys

Information is needed on this group

Priscilla Ahn & The Sea of Bees

45 – Windstar 1 – “Take Me Home Country Roads” b/w “Leaving on a Jet Plane” -2012

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AirBorn (Eagle)

Group Members:

Debra Echtler – vocals
Alan Echtler – guitar
Rick Kennedy – guitar
Mike Peters – bass
Chuck Baker – drums
Rick Huhrke – piano
Star Smith – vocals
Lynn Colter – drums

LP – Yessi 01-5826 – “Air Born” – 1980

Steve Alaimo

His record “Denver” was released in February of 1968 and was the result of Steve meeting up with a girl who he would later marry while touring with Dick Clark in Colorado.  The song failed to chart nationally in the Hot 100 but did reach number 118 on the “Bubbling Under” charts.

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Russell Alan

45 – Iowa 222 – The Ballad of the Palace Hotel b/w Goin’ Up Cripple Creek – 1971

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Alaska Hobo Jim

LP – BS Records BS 1001 – “Thunderfoot” – 1984

The Albany Bridge Band

45 – Kartho PDLRRR -Ayatollah Insani b/w Take Time

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Phil Albo (Pueblo)

45 – Albo A1 – “The Ballad of John F. Kennedy”
(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

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All (Fort Collins)

This band originated in Los Angeles then found their way to Missouri before finally settling in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Members included Bill Stevenson (drums),  Kakrl Alvarez, Stephen Egerton and Chad Price.  Everyone but Price had formerly been with a group called The Descendants.

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Alton Albright

45 – Dawilla 777 – “I’m a Dreamer” b/w “My Little Black Book”

The Ray Alburn Quartet

LP – Cartay 5338 – “Sammy Toole Presents – An Evening at Taylor’s (Supper Club) with various artists

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The Ted Alexander Trio

Ted Alexander – Dave Jackson – Dale Bruning

LP – Stylist 1500 – Gentle Jazz

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The All In The Family Band

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Members:

Eddie Johnson (Tomorrow’s Time) (Gary & Eddie) (The Lawmen)
Patti Wimmer
Michael Johnson (Rockridge Ramblers)

The All Star Jubilee

Members:

Susie Leuthauser – Julie Haller – Judy Gordon – Linda Johnson

LP – Soundmark – “Reach for the Stars” –

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Beau Allen

45 – Tamatrav 1 – Stay Out Of Colorado Rag b/w Mason Dixon Line – 1977

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Ira Allen

45 – Renegade 101 – Afraid of a Heartache b/w Crazy Me, Over You

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45 – Renegade 103 – “From a Jack to a King” b/w “Not Countin’ Mine”

Bobby Allen

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Red Allen

78 – Columbine 113 – “Red’s Talking Blues” b/w “Lonesome Me”

78 – Ace 005 – “Truck Driver Blues” b/w “Old Rocky Trail”

Tom Allen & The Saints

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Bobby Allison

45 – TMN 47871 – “Playin’ Your Memory (On the Radio)” b/w “Baby It’s Because of You” – 1987 (with picture sleeve

Alpha Wave

45 – Alpha HK1 – “You Know It’s Coming” b/w “Freakin’ Out On Love” – 1980

The Alpine Polka Dots

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Aluminum Beach

45 – Aluminum AR 101 – “Man of Stone” b/w “Aluminum Beach” (with picture sleeve

Amber (Pueblo)

45 – Broken Dollar 1385 – “Just Once Chance” b/w “Just What You Do”

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Don Ameche

LP – Mobile Fidelity MF-4 – “Highball”

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Lou Amella (Pueblo)

(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

45 – Forta 2906 – 1970 – “Broadway Up In Heaven”

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America (Caribou Ranch)

The following LP was recorded at the Caribou Ranch outside of Nederland:

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The American Standard (Colorado Springs)

Tommy Bolin – guitar (Zephyr)
Jeff Cook

Ames (Littleton)

(See The Jonny III listing in the Colorado Punk section)

“Hello, I was in Band Box Studio on a Saturday morning with my father sometime in late 1966 or 1967. We’d gone there to investigate recording my neighborhood band that started in the fall of 1966 in Littleton. The band went through several names, The Innersounds, Spox Creation, and Amos. The members were Dave McDonald on guitar, Doug Heath on Bass, Phil “Flip” Carter on Drums and myself, Kenny Vaughan on guitar.

Today Kenny Vaughan lives in Nashville and is a member of Marty Stuart’s band “The Fabulous Superlatives”.

Amy Lee (Denver)

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Born in Denver but grew up in New Jersey – Amy Lee was an actress and recording artist.  She released several extended plays and singles which charted primarily in Japan and Korea

The Ancient Instruments Ensemble

Instructors from Adams State College

Members: Karl Wienand – Gordon Childs – Antonia Banducci – Marilynn Wienand

LP – 25630 – “The Ancient Instruments Ensemble of Adams State College In Concert”

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Casey Anderson

Casey apparently spent some time in the Denver area, appearing around town.  During that time he continued to release singles out of Hollywood.  The Super Star label releases as well as the Leonine 45 release – which are shown here.  Casey landed a contract with Atco records and released 8 tracks.  He also recorded for Reprise and Amos record labels.  Anderson passed away in 1976 losing a battle with diabetes.

LP – Super Star 73 – “The Kind Of Man I Am” – 1973

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45 – Super Star 73 – “The I Love You Waltz”

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45 – Leonine 8010 – “Everybody Wants to Be a Cowboy” b/w ‘Through the Bottom of a Glass” – 1980

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Chub Anderson

See The Finer Arts Record Label Page

Ila Anderson (Morrison)

LP – Audicom 6081 – “Ila” – 1973

Recorded at the Beaver Brook Lounge & Restaurant

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Mel Anderson  (See Finer Arts Label)

Stanley Anderson

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Kitt Andree

Locally – Kit and company performed in Larimer Square.

Backed by Jim Fleming (bass), Bob Gann (percussion), Bryon Peterson (keyboards) and Jim Anderson (horns)

LP – Dance Records 4122 – “The Fabulous Kit”

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LP – Hoctor Dance Records HLPS 4128 – “Kit on Larimer Square”

Andy and The Manhattans

This group was from Omaha, Nebraska – They were formerly called “Andy & the Live Wires” and then “Andy and the Pla-Boys” – Found their way onto this Colorado label. They also recorded on the national label “Musicor”. Very early on in 1959 Andy fronted a group called “The Rolling Stones”. Robertson took his own life.  The Cardon single was likely cut in Jim Ward’s CLW studios in Edgewater – How and why that came to be needs some exploration.

Members:

Andy Robertson (performed as “Andy Anderson”) – (deceased)

Recording – 45:

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Rocky Anello

45 – Austin Sharp – “We The Fans” b/w “A Dream Come True” – 1982

Angel Hair (Boulder)

Members:

Andy Arahood – Joshua Hughes – Paul Iannacito – Sonny Kay – Todd Corbett

45 EP – Gravity 14 – “Angel Hair” – 1994

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45  EP – Unleaded – “Pre-Supermodel” – 1994

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7-inch 33 1/3 – “” – 1994 (Bare Minimum are from San Francisco)

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7-inch 33 1/3 –  Strict – “Kisses” (Side two by Kersosene 454 out of Washington D.C.) – 1995

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Anonymous Artists of America (Red Wing, Colorado)

A little info on Red Wing: “Just west of the northern end of Pass Creek Road is Red Wing. Red Wing is more of an area than a town but in the old days, there must have been at least a trading post in this area. The geology of this area is interesting, too, with all the Dakota sandstone walls, granite dikes and old fault lines running through.” Visit this web site to view the beautiful vistas of Red Wing

45 – Manana 6743 – Huerfana Valley Song b/w Paula’s Dog (The Redwing Chicken)

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Another Way (Greeley) – 1970’s

Members included Erv Trujillo bass, Ted Worth, drums, Rod Seeley, organ, Harry Booker, vocals, Eddie, vocals and Mike Osborne, guitar.  The band was originally known as The Blues Syndicate from 1967 until 1970.

Another Way played in Boulder, Estes Park and Loveland venues.

Jim Anschutz
A Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

The Apples in Stereo (Denver)

The Apples were Robert Schneider (guitar), wife Hilarie Sidney (drums), John Hill (rhythm guitar), and Eric Allen (bass).  Schneider was part of a collaboration of bands known as Elephant’s 6

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Archer & Gile

45 – Up Start 415 – Baby Doe b/w the Wishing Song

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India Arie (Denver)

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India was the daughter of Denver Rocket Ralph Simpson and mother Joyce who was signed to Motown Records.  She was born in 1975 and lived in Denver until her parents divorced at which time she moved to Atlanta, Georgia.

India has had a very successful singing and writing career winning many awards such as “Best R&B Album” along with four Grammy Awards.

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Arizona Maid Band

45 – AMD 103 – “Colorado”

Arley & The Mad Drivers

45 – Hussington WRA3-613 – “Rush Hour Boogie” b/w “Waves” – 1988 (with picture sleeve)

Armageddon – Colorado Springs

Formed in the late 1960’s and disbanded in the early 1970’s

Jim Allen (lead guitar) – Brian Berry (guitar) – Mike DeLong (bass) – Dave Kopplin (drums) – Ken Lawyer (bass) – Edward Smith (bass)

The Ars Nova Chamber Singers – Boulder

This long running group formed in 1986

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Dino Arthur

With Michael Stanwood – Jeff Gilkinson – Scott Bennett – Joe Wood – Randy Handley – Don Messina – Corky Siegal – Jim Ransom – Sumi Sawtelle – Laura Benson – Rick Kirby – Allan and Tessa Davis – Rendell and Stephanie Bowers – Buck Ford – Rick Stockton – Scott Brownlee – Katie Moffit – Geoff & Mary Flower Withers – Sidney Allison –

LP – Biscuit City 1311 – The Open Boat
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Fred Arthur

EP – Western Cine WCS 6841 – “Seasons Greetings”

A.S. Anova – Denver

Group Members:

April Butler (vocals) – Randy Chavez (guitar) – Chris Engleman (bass) – Johnnie Falk (keyboards) – Albie Urban (drums)

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The Ascots (USAF Cadets)

Information is needed on this 1960’s  group

The Aspen Flyers

LP – Wingit ZG 001 – “On The Wing” – 1979

The Astro Beats (Denver)

45 – Good Luck with Girls b/w Don’t Cry to Me – 1981

The Astronauts (Boulder)

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Colorado’s “big time” 60’s group. These guys made some national dents on the chart but not much. Their recordings are considered vital to surf and hot rod collectors. They made several national appearances and found their way into a few motion pictures. And they were huge in Japan! Wikipedia documents their sufficiently but an entire web site would be better. Band Box artist (drummer with Dayleks) Larry Higgins recalls appearing around the Denver area when the group was in it’s formative years – as the Stormtroopers out of Boulder High School. The group was inducted into the Colorado Hall of Fame.

Visit The Astronauts Page

Attitude

45 – Armstrong 121044 – Yesterday’s Love b/w Pretty Little Girl – 1980

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Aurora

Members:

Katherine Klein Ritchie (guitar) – Stuart Garry (guitar) – Stephan Johnson (drums) – Rose Marie Torstenson (flute) – David Rhodes (keyboards) – Terry Sines (bass)

LP – True Wave – “Pathways to the Sun” – 1984

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The Aurora Pushups

44 – Pop Up C578 – “Angels on the Runway” b/w “Victims of Terrorism”

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Members:

Johnnie G – vocals
Glenn Dreith – bass
Rooster – lead guitar
Todd Skaw – guitar
Rich Carlson – drums

LP – Back to Back – 1988 Colorado Songwriter’s Awards – 1988 (various artists)

The Avantis (Northern Colorado)

Information is needed on this 1960’s  group

Baby Magic – Pueblo

Formed in late 1960’s

Group Members:

Gary Cannell (keyboards) – Phil Head (drums – Trolls) – Doug Rymerson (lead guitar – Trolls) – Ernie – bass

Baccara

45 – RCA 5843 – Colorado – 1981

Sam Bachicha (Trinidad)

45 – Transac 2819 – I Like Trinidad b/w Bransn

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Rick Bacino & His J-O Cowpokes (Shawnee)

Courtesy of Lisa Wheeler - North of Pueblo

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Backroads

45 – Backroads – Colorado Country Girl b/w Beat of the Door

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The Back Porch Majority

Back Porch Majority

The group was not native to Colorado however their manager and founder of the New Christy Minstrels – Randy Sparks, placed them in Taylor’s Supper Club on Colfax on an ongoing basis in the early 1960’s.

Gar Bacon

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The Badd Habitt

45 – Go Go 303 – Dance Right Into Midnight b/w Night Crawler

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Tim Bagwell

LP – “Morning Train”
(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

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Dick Bailey

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George Bailey

45 – Maple 105 – “I’m Coming Home to Colorado” – 1972

45 – Maple 108 – “My Colorado Sweetheart” – 1972

Philip Bailey

See the Philip Bailey Page listed under Earth, Wind & Fire

Jackie Bain
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

Gidget Baird

LP – CCHB 24765 – Sweet Memories – 1983

Musicians are Gidget Baird (violin/fiddle), Russell Kortright (guitar), John Macy (steel guitar), John Cable (guitar), Bob Abbot (bass), Stephen Croes (drums), Roger Bonnette (piano), Scott Lavender (piano), John Cable (vocals), Jim Ratts (vocals), Gordon Parrish (vocals), Timothy P. Irvin (vocals) and Craig Donaldson (vocals) – Timothy P. is the leader for Timothy P and Rural Route 3.

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Larry Baird

45 – Crystal Jam CJ 1101 – “This Time” b/w “Flyin’ High” – 1988 (with picture sleeve)

Ginger Baker (Parker)

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Baker moved to Colorado in 1993 residing on a ranch near Parker, Colorado.  He formed a group while in Colorado, “The Denver Jazz Quintet to Quartet”.  Immigration problems and tax problems pursued him, forcing his withdrawal to South Africa in 1999.

The Bakersfield Charter (Denver/Boulder)

This group formed in about 1967 – and as recently as 2014 performed once again as shown below.

Group Members:

John “Ace” Essman – (drums – Barons) – Hal “Diamond Jim” Burdick – (guitar Crypt Kickers) – Oliver Frascona (keyboards – Crypt Kickers) – Tom Hobbins – (lead guitar – Barons) – Charles Reasoner – (bass – Crypt Kickers)

Audy Baldridge
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame

Ace Ball

Country Singer from Pueblo, Colorado

LP – B.J. Records 101 – “Ace Ball”

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45 – Ace Hi 215 – “Homeward Bound on a Hijacked Plane” b/w “For Old Times Sake”

45 – Ace Hi 216 – “Pretty is as Pretty Does” b/w “Country Boy at College”

45 – Ace Hi 217 – “The Last Rodeo” b/w “Little Red Sports Car”

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45 – Ace Hi 218 – “American Agricultural Movement” b/w “The Last Rodeo”

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45 – Hornet 1016 – “Overnite Sensation” b/w “Thank You Darlin”

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45 – Pedestal 1381 – “The King’s Birthday” b/w “Caroler’s Carolers” – 1978

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45 – Pedestal 1524 – “Blue Ribbon Girl” b/w “You Can’t Take The Past Away”

45 – Pedestal 2160 – “There’ll Be A New Day Tomorrow” b/w “The Role of Stepson”

45 – Pedestal 2240 – “Big Hearted” b/w “Blue Ribbon Girl”

The Balladiers

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The Band on the Barroom Floor

Musicians:

Harvey Gossman (fiddle) – Chris Sargent (guitar) – Kenny Cox (guitar) – Marc Johnson (drums) – Gary Jarvis (bass) – Paul Bretz (banjo) – Bruce Bouck (guitar)

LP – Award ARM 7727 – “Live at the Gilded Garter”

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Band X (Pueblo)

Formed in October 1968 until 1969

Group Members:

John Grove – sax (see The Hi Blues)
John Macklem – guitar (see The Blues Agency – The Lords)
Bob McConnell – guitar (see Ginger Blu)
Lou Sciortino – drums (see The Blues Agency – The Lords)
Mike Webb – organ (see The Blues Agency – The Lords)

The Robin Banks Band

45 – North Star 00 – Positive Side b/w Flyin’ and Cookin’

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Vic Banks and The Sunset Trail Riders

Liberty Bell 9032 – “The Silvery Colorado”

The Bar D Wranglers (Durango)

Members:

Buck Teeter – bass – Jim Blanton – fiddle – Little Jim Blanton – bass – Cy Scarborough – vocals

LP – Frontier 1002 – “Movin’ Slow”

LP – Frontier 1003 – “Songs of the West”

LP – Frontier 1004 – Wild and Lonely

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LP – Frontier 1005 – “Colorado Trail”

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LP – Frontier 1006 – “Showtime”

LP – Frontier 1007 – “I Believe”

LP – Frontier 1008 – “A Cowboy Has to Sing”

LP – Frontier 1009 – “Way Out There”

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LP – Frontier 1010 – “On Stage”

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LP – Frontier – Songs of The West

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Cassette – Frontier – By Request

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45 – Frontier FR-101 – “Yes Sir!” b/w “Helpless”

Jonny Barber & The Rhythm Razors

Husband and Wife team Jonny & Anistasia Barber co-author the terrific Denver local scene web site “Colfax Avenue”.

45 – Rock-A-Billy 126 – Story of a Hill Billy Cat b/w Dial 000

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45 – Rock-A-Billy R 7002 – Dial 1000 b/w Mama Said

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45 – Rock-A-Billy R 7003 – “Dance Hall Night” b/w “Mama Said”

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The Bards

From the University of Colorado: Spike Robinson, Dave Merrifield (drums), and Bob Draves (guitar)

45 – Meridian 100 – Surry With The Fringe on Top bw/Soupbone

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The Barleen Family

This family lived and recorded in Estes Park were they hosted their own theater – Members included Lloyd Barleen (guitar), Curt Burrell (guitar), Harold Virden (steel guitar), Barbara Brenda (vocals, drums), Barbara Barleen (vocals, guitar), Jeff Barleen (keyboards), Jim Barleen (rhythm guitar), Bob Barleen (bass, Ben Barleen (comedy)

LP – Barleeen 4158 – The Barleen Family Live

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LP – Colorado 803-28 – “Estes Park”

LP – RVS – 1682 – The Barleen Family Vol. III

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LP – BE 908 – The Barleen Family Music Show

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The Barleen Trio

LP – “Country Music with Burt Burrell”

Cathy Barlon

LP – Biscuit City 1325 – “Movin’ On Down The River”

Brandon Barnes (Denver)

BARNES BRANDON

Brandon was a member of punk rock band “Rise Against”.  He attend The University of Colorado in Boulder.

Ernest (“Ernie”) Barnes (Denver Broncos – I LP Cover Artist)

Ernie Barnes passed away in 2007.

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Barnes – Number 62

(Read my Ernie Barnes Post Story Here)

In 1976, the painting caught the attention of Motown artists Marvin Gaye who contacted Barnes and asked for permission to use the artwork for an upcoming long play title “I Want You”. Barnes enhanced the artwork slightly with the banners you can view which promote several of the tracks on the album.

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And so the work of Ernie Barnes would find it’s way onto the covers of six other long plays from 1976 culminating with B.B. King’s “Rapture” LP in 2000 (all shown below).

Barnes Designed LP – (by Faith Hope & Charity)

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Barnes Designed LP – (by The Crusaders – “The Good Times and Bad Times”

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Barnes Designed LP – (by The Crusaders – “Ghetto Blaster”)

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The Barnstormers

45 – Rock-A-Billy 503 – Big Sandy b/w Ooh Baby

Leigh Baron

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Baron Saturday

45 – Fasttrack NLR-6004 – “D-Train” b/w “Great River”

45 – Fasttrack FR-119 – “When Can I Go Home” b/w “Wish I Could Stay”

The Barons (Boulder)

BOSS BAND BARONS

Formed in 1964 and ran until about 1967 – Several members attended the University of Colorado.

Group Members:

John Essman – drums (Bakersfield Charter) – Attended East High School
Tom Hobbins – lead guitar (Bakersfield Charter)
Dick Moore – organ
Don Palmer – rhythm guitar
Bob Pian – bass

Joel Barron & Billy Wilson

This duo released a couple of LP’s from the old Tally Ho nightspot which was located in Lakewood at Alameda & Wadsworth. Billy built and owned the original Tally Ho. The group backed up national artists such as The Harmonicats, Victor Borge, Sophie Tucker and others.

Members included Billy Wilson (Billy Mavromatis) – organ/accordion – Forest Nye – drums – Roy Brake – guitar – Ted Ashinhurst – bass – Stacy (Mickey) McKee – guitar – Bill Bastien – bass and Joel Barron – clarinet

LP – 19994 – “An Evening at the Tally Ho”

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LP – Viking 7655 – “Billy Wilson & Joel Barron Present Tally Ho Volume 2” – 1975

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Leigh Barron (& Doris Merritt)

Leigh Barron & Doris Merritt were two local Denver lounge entertainers. Leigh released an LP on the Band Box label as well (Band Box 1001). Visit the Band Box discography page

Group Members: Leigh Barron – piano – Al Schmidt – Violin – Gene McDonald – bass – Home Schmidt – drums

LP – Accent ACS 5037 – “Street of Dreams”

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LP – Accent 5047 – To You With Love

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LP – Omega OM 1001 – “The Best of Barron”

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LP – Omega OM 1002 – “On Stage”

45 – Accent 1238 “Yellow Bird” b/w “Alley Cat” – 1968

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Additional LP’s

LP Band Box 1001 – “The Continental Touch”
LP Omega 1001 – “The Best Of Leigh Barron”
LP Accent 5037 – “Street of Dreams”

Cathy Barton

LP – Biscuit City BC 1325 – “Movin’ On Down the River” – 1979

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The Basements (Denver)

From lead guitar player Ed Gallegos – January 2016:

“My memory is fuzzy as this band was one I joined in my early high school years.  We did not record.  We played to a mostly Chicano audience.  We were the house band at a 3.2 bar called the Sands Lounge in downtown Denver which I’m sure is a parking lot now.  I was with the band for about 2 years.  They continued on with another guitar player who had formerly played with the Bluetones.  As I recall the members were:”

Sammy Hernandez – vocals
Sonny Sedillo – guitar, keyboards and vocals
Danny Munoz  – bass
Eddie Barela – drums
Ed Gallegos – lead guitar (Offspring, Distance, Mestizo)

The Bassholes

This group migrated from Ohio to Colorado for a time and released this single on the Denver Honeyman label.

Members:

Don Howland
Jerry Dannemiller
Lamont Thomas
Rich Lillash

45 – Honeyman HMN 001 – “Baby Go” b/w “Hell Blues” – 1994

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The Batmen

Information is needed on this 1960’s  group

Lenny Baylinson

Lenny came from Philadelphia, PA where he attended Temple University. He came to Denver during WW II when he was assigned to Fitzsimons Hospital where he entertained wounded GI’s. He performed for years at the Brown Palace in downtown Denver and then he was hired by Baldwin Piano Company to demonstrate their musical line.

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LP – Monaco 665 – Lenny Baylinson Hammond Organ

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LP – Monaco 170 – Lenny Baylinson Baldwin Organ

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LP – Monaco 785 – Lenny Baylinson Plays the Baldwin Organ

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The Beach Boys (Caribou Ranch)

The following LP and hit Single were recorded at the Caribou Ranch outside of Nederland:

CARIBOU 1979 - BEACH BOYS LP CARIBOU 1979 - BEACH BOYS 45

Beast (Denver)

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The group formed in 1968 into the early 1970’s. Their first performance was in Grand Junction. Read all about Beast at guitarist Bob Yeazel’s web site.

Original Group Members:

Dominick Todero (trumpet) – Cordova Rock (Deceased)
Ken Passarelli (bass) – Joe Walsh Band – Elton John Band
Michael Kerns (sax)
Robert Yeazil (guitar) – Superband 1968 – Sugarloaf 1971 – Brother Sun – Did some work with the West Coast Pop Experimental Band
Gerry Fike (keyboards)
David Raines (guitar)
Larry Ferris (drums) Sugarloaf 1973 (Deceased)

Later Member:

Roger Bryant (bass) – Superband 1968

Recordings – 45’s:

Evolution 1028 – Move Mountain (You Got It)/Communication – 1970

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Recordings – LP’s

LP – Cotillion 9012 – Beast – Charted September 13th, 1969 – 2 Weeks – Peaks #195

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Poster released in conjunction with the Cotillion LP

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LP – Evolution 2017 – Higher and Higher – 1970

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Al Bear
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

The Beatles

The Fab four arrived in Denver in August of 1964 appearing at the Red Rocks Amphitheater on August 26th.  The image below is my wife’s unused ticket from that concert which was not taken by gate keepers due to the mad rush of mostly female teens when the gates were opened.

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The Beautiful Morning

LP – Cartay 5338 – “Sammy Toole Presents – An Evening at Taylor’s (Supper Club) with various artists

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Marleee & Marlana Bebo and the Beo Singers

45 – Double Eagle 101 – One Stands Alone b/w Reflections

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Grant Beckett

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Becky Ann

45 – Spur 6343/44 – The Narrow Gauge Line Parts 1 and 2 – 1961

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45 – Durango 101 – The Narrow Gauge Line b/w The Sound of Silverton – 1961

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Jeff Beck (Caribou Ranch)

The following LP’s and hit Single’s were recorded at the Caribou Ranch outside of Nederland:

CARIBOU 1976 - JEFF BECK LP

The Bedouins

45 – “Nicky’s Nee Nee Lounge” b/w “(Waiting for The) “Ajax Knight”

The Beggar’s Opera Company (Denver) – 1966

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This group from 1967/68 was a combination of Moon Rakers and Soul Survivors. The single they released is extremely rare.

Group Members:

Dennis Flannigan  (keyboards) – Formerly with Outcasts & Welshires – Moonrakers 1964 – Worked solo
Bob Webber (guitar) – Vaqueros 1962 – Surfin’ Classics 1963 – Moonrakers 1964 – Chocolate Hair 1969 – Sugarloaf 1970 – Worked with Gene Chalk a duo 1976
Bob Macvittie (drums) – Vaqueros 1962 – Surfin’ Classics 1963 – Chocolate Hair 1970 – Sugarloaf 1971 – Brother Sun
Gene Chalk (guitar) – Esquires 1964 – Soul Survivors – Worked as a duo with Bob Webber 1976

45 – Tower 357 – “Strange True Love” b/w “Flashing Sun Things”

Debbie Bell
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

Margie Bell

EP – Storybook Inc., – A Listen and Read Storytoon Record

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Randy Bell (& Vision)

LP – Nova BMC-80104 – “Big Music America Contest” – 1980 (with various Colorado Artists)

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45 – Epic 34-04497 – “Don’t Do Me” b/w “Someone’s Fantasy” (with picture sleeve)

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Jerry Berens (Windsor)

45 – Mill Town 4501 – “Save The Milwaukee” b/w “The Friendly Bartender”

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45 – Mill Town 4503 – “The Antlers of Brotherly Love” b/w “Lady Liberty”

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The Bench-Warmers

45 – Summit 001 – “The John Elway Song” Part 1 and Part 2 – 1983

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Chuck Berghofer

Berghofer was born in 1937 in Denver, Colorado and found his way into the film industry as a musician.  He played with jazz musicians Ruth Price and Shelly Manne.

LP – Blue Note – “Can’t Hide Love” – 1976

Paul Bernadou

45 EP – Lotus MPPA 7044 – “One Man/Already Tomorrow” b/w “Isn’t It Enough/I Didn’t Know” – 1985 (with picture sleeve)

The Bernell Brothers

45 – Mountain 306 – Lost, Strayed or Stolen b/w Just Whistling in the Dark

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Bernie & Joe (Louisville)

They are Bernie Becker and Joe Scott

LP – Rainfall – “Bernie and Joe – Blue On the Sky” – 1977

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The Bernie & Joe Band

LP – Rainfall RR 1002 – “Winter Horizon”

Morey Bernstein

Bernstein of Finer Arts

Bernstein of Finer Arts

Bernstein owned and composed for his own label Finer Arts which started off in Hollywood – along with Trans-World which featured artists from Gary Paxton’s Hollywood Argyles and a Bernstein discovery Otis Redding. Morey composed many of the label’s hundreds of releases. Finer Arts eventually migrated to Denver before being sold. If anyone has a photo of Mr. Bernstein send it my way.

Here is an update on Morey from Lisa Wheeler’s “North of Pueblo” Blog Site.: “In 1976 Morey, who had spent quite a bit of time in Pueblo, was basing himself out of Denver and living in the Brooks Towers on 15th Street (at one time, the tallest building in the city). He befriended a young couple who also lived in the building, Frank and Lana Berta. We would go over to his place, where he had a piano,” Frank said. “He would play songs for us, and tell us stories about his time in the record industry. He told us that he wrote the lyrics to ‘Alley Oop. …. and Morey would divide his time between Colorado and his property in Florida. He would go on to release a few more records, and eventually came back to Pueblo, where he passed away in 1999.”

See the Finer Arts Discography Page

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(The Other) Morey Bernstein

Oddly – this is another Morey Bernstein who resided quietly after his “glory years” down in Pueblo. I picked up this documentary LP at the Big K Spring Record Expo in Denver. The seller and his wife actually lived in the same building as Mr. Murphy and they said he was very much a recluse. The “Bridey Murphy” story gained some national attention back in the day and thus this LP. In 1952 “Bridey Murphy” was a Pueblo housewife (Ruth Simmons) who under hypnosis would emerge as Bridey a supposedly true to life character who had lived in Ireland more than 100 years previous. The story was released in book form by Bernstein and was made into a motion picture. Investigative reporters blew many holes in the story so who knows?

Outtake for the LP Jacket

Outtake for the LP Jacket – Ruth Simmons & Company

LP – Research 23676/77 – The Search For Bridey Murphy – 1956 (alternate cover also shown)

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45 – Bell 1127 – “The Search for Bridey Murphy” both sides Part 1 and Part 2

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45 – Illustration in Sound – “The Search For Bridey Murphy”
(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

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Cindy Bertram & Her Band

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Charlotte Bevan

LP – Crying Shadow Music CSM 1111 – Shady Waif” – 1986

Bhendilum Roc – Colorado Springs

45 – Death Records – “Just as Easy” b/w “A Man Like Me” – 1974

Jello Biafra (Boulder)

Punker Biafra grew up in Boulder – became very disenchanted with the local scene – migrated to California and formed the “Dead Kennedys”.

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Big All & The Hi-Fi’s

LP – Pizza – The Malt Shop – 1983

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Big Bird and the Steam Shovel

45 – Capricorn 1001/1002 – “(What’s Happening at) The Psychiatrist”

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Big Head Todd & The Monsters

LP – Strategem

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Concert Posters

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Bill & Joyce

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Billy & The Moonlighters

45 – NTP 85 – “Anything Can Happen” b/w “Torn In Two” – 1985

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Billy & The Bop Cats

45 – Rock-A-Billy 105 – “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fever” b/w “Workin’ Man’s Blues”

45 – Rock-A-Billy 106 – Mary Lou Rock b/w I’m Out

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45 – Rock-A-Billy 112 – Charlene b/w Be My Baby

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The Birmingham Balloon Company (Colorado Springs)

Formed in 1967

Group Members:

Tom Finn – drums
Rich Maio
Greg McLean – guitar
Tom Ingerick
Mike Keliher

The Black Canyon Gang

Members:

Bill Bland Austin
Russell Don Austin
Paul R. Hunter
Robert Dale Mount
Bart

Photo/Clipping below is from 1975

BLACK CANYON GANG

LP – Viking 1550 – Ridin High – 1974

The Black Canyon Express

Group Members:

Bradley Fitch – guitar
Charlie Clark – guitar
Jackie Clark – fiddle
Dan Downs – drums

LP – CPI 10042 – “Black Canyon Express”

Blackbird

45 – MARK USSR 3865 – “It Will Be Forever” b/w “Thinking About You”

Blackhawk

LP – Blackhawk Records 101 – “Transitions”

The Blacktop Rockets

45 – Rock-A-Billy 117 – I’m A Lover b/w Lover Man

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Paul Blount

LP – “Being With You” – 1977

The Blue Angels

Information is needed on this 1960’s  group – They were an entry in KIMN’s 1967 Battle of the Bands.

The Blue Ribbon Boys

Wormtone 705 – Messin’ Around/That Girl of Mine b/w Hot Liquor/I Love a Woman
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Blue Earth

45 – 11276 – “Answer” b/w “See the Land” – 1976

45 – 91X23 – “Don’t Stop Me Now” b/w “Must Be You”

The Blue Rhythms (Denver)

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The Bluegrass Patriots

LP – Aard 12003 – “Someone New”

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The Blues Agency (Pueblo)

Information is needed on this 1960’s  group

The Blues Syndicate (Greeley)

(The following was sent in by Blues Syndicate bass player Erv Trujillo in September, 2016):

“I played trumpet and then bass for the band “Blues Syndicate” in Greeley CO back in ’67 through ’70. In 69, the band changed names to “Another Way” and we played in Loveland, Estes Park, Boulder. Some of the members I knew were, Ted Worth, drums, Rod Seeley, organ, Harry Booker, vocals, Eddie, vocals and Mike Osborne, guitar.”

The Bluetones (Denver)

Bluetones

The group won KIMN’s famed “Battle of the Bands” in 1965 – Read more about The Blue Tones at Bob Yeazel.

Dave Raines – vocals
Richard Velasquez – keyboards (Soul Explosion/70s)
Charlie Vigil – guitar (Genesis – Offspring/70’s)
Mike Weingarten
Larry Ferris – drums

The Blues Agency (Pueblo)

Group Members:

John Macklem – guitar (see The Lords – Band X)
Lou Sciortino – drums (see The Lords – Band X)
Mike Webb – organ (see The Lords – Band X)

Bop Street

33 1/3 EP – Rainbow – Hang On – 1984

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The Boenzee Cryque (Denver)

This Denver group was very active around the Denver teen-scene in the mid 1960’s participating in radio station KIMN events and contests. Here is a short biography of Boenzee Cryque (name derived from a local Denver business sign “Benzie-Kricke”). Here is an interesting site with more information on the band and Rusty Young – where you can learn how a city kid was influenced to play pedal steel. Rusty attended South High School. Several members attended the University Of Colorado in Boulder.

Boenzee Cryque

(Colorado Music Hall of Fame)

(Colorado Music Hall of Fame)

Group Members:

Sam Bush – bass (New Grass Revival)
Bill de Lugt – keyboards Jim Jenson – guitar Jerry Jones – guitar (born n Holland)
Tad Miller – drums Dan Nash – guitar
Joe Neddo – sax
Dan Nash – guitar
Terry Jones – lead guitar

Later Members:

Jim Jensen – guitar
Rusty Young – pedal steel – joins 1966 (One session with Buffalo Springfield – Poco – Four Wheel Drive)
Malcolm Mitchell – guitar – joins 1966
George Grantham – drums – joins 1966 (Poco)

Chicory 406 – Still In Love With You Baby/Sky Gone Gray – 1967

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Uni 55012 – Still In Love With You Baby/Sky Gone Gray – 1967

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Uni 55022 – Watch The Time/You Won’t Believe It’s True – 1967

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Other Recorded Tracks Not Released from the 1960’s

“I’ve Never Known A Girl”

“Candy Coated Lady”

LP – KIMN 2015 – 21 KIMN Classics (contains “Still In Love With You Baby”)

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Bob and Shirley & The Valiants

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Bob and Sylvia

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Wade Boger
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

The Bol Weevils

Group Members:

Ned MacArthur (lead guitar)
Jim Boal (bass)
Brian Mandabach (rhythm guitar)
Bruce Johnson (drums)

LP – Cotton Fields – Bol Weevils – 1988

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Tommy Bolin

LP – Columbia PC 34329 – “Private Eyes” – 1976

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LP – Nemporer PZ 37534 – “Teaser” – 1981

The Boltz Family Five

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Boltz Family

Bob Boman

45 – Gold Coin – “Oh How I Wish” b/w “Mountain Makin Mellow Man” – 1978
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Jeff Bond

45 – Mark 3810 – Man & His Mountain b/w Alone – 1978
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Boondoggle & Balderdash

LP – Uni 73121 – “Boondoggle & Balderdash”

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45 – Uni 55296 – “Any Road” b/w “Songs I’m Singin'”

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Pat Boone

45 – Hitsville 6054 – “Colorado Country Morning” – 1977

The Boots Band

45 – Watch 82183 – “All the Way With Elway” (stereo and mono) – 1982
(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

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Bop Street

LP – Rainbo – “Hang On!”

45 – Tusko BOP-001 – “You Never Give Me The Chance” b/w “Wall of Fire” – 1987

The Boppin’ Passions

45 – Rock-A-Billy – Little Bop Baby b/w Jitterbop Baby

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John Borden Trio (Littleton)

45 – Viking Custom Records 221 – “Something Else” b/w “707”

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45 – 222 – 707

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The Borrowed Time Band

Group Members: Jim Zingelman (drums), Bill Hyatt (guitar), Greg Schriener (bass), and Roger Maglio (keyboards)

45 – Gear Fab 101 – “Walk Away Renee” b/w “Tobacco Road” – 1987
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Margie Bortles & The Sordon Sound

45 – DJM 22 – Mississippi Woman b/w Silver Threads & Golden Needles
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Boss 302/Sugar Shack

45 – Blue Lamp 5 – “Rebel Rebel” b/w “She’s Not You”
(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

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Boulder

LP – Elektra 6E-228 – “Boulder” – 1979

Boulder Valley Volkswagen Co., Inc.

Seven Inch 33 1/3 – TSI – “Tips on Service Tips on Warranty”

BOULDER VALLEY MOTORS

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Boulevard

Based on a Spring Ebay sale – might be Colorado’s most valuable vinyl – Went for nearly $1,400 U.S. (Sold in the UK) – Both sides were composed by Denver musician the late Nick Holley.

45 – MBC B 001 – “The Feeling’s Still There” b/w “Without You”

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Frank Bowen – Dave Warren & The Arkansas Valley Wranglers

Cimmaron – A Broken Heart b/w Rock & Roll Blues
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The Bossmen (Denver)

BOSS BANDS BOSSMEN

Formed in 1962 and played at The Exodus, The Galaxy and Lemon Tree in Denver.

Group Members:

Bill Alexander – keyboards (Attended George Washington High School)
Ken Baker – bass (Attended East High School)
Greg Betinger – lead guitar
Tim O’Shea – harmonica
John Van Stelten – drums

The Bottom Ten

45 – Stylist 1001 – You Pulled the Plug From My Bathtub of Dreams b/w The Wolf of Wolf Creek Pass

Frank Bowen

45 – Kaye 5001 – “Please Stop Hurting Me” b/w “I Know What Love Can Do”

45 – Cimmaron 601 – “A Broken Heart” b/w “Rock n Roll Blues”

Johnny Bowes at the Hammond Organ (Manitou Springs)

45 – MAR’s – Darktown Strutter’s Ball b/w Sweet Georgia Brown
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Johnny Bowes

45 – Mar’s RBH-45-1001 – “Sweet Georgia Brown” b/w “Darktown Strutter’s Ball”

Mike Bowman

45 – Mountain Records of Colorado 1104 – “Lonely Side of Love” b/w “Slowly”

The Boy Trap (Colorado Springs)

Information is needed on this 1960’s  group

Bradigan with Dispatch

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LP – “Silent Steeples” – 1996

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LP – “Gut the Van” – 2001

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Jim Brady

LP – JB Records JBR 43079 – “Get Along” – 1977

The Brambles (Denver)

Brambles

Formed in 1965 – In 1967 became The Voices of Mute – Here is a biography of the Band at Bob Yeazel.

Group Members:

Jerry Corbetta – drums – (The Leather Souls – Corkers – McCoys/Denver – Voices of Mute – The Half Doesn’t – Chocolate Hair – Sugarloaf )
Dave Genzel
Denny Palz
Rick Peterson
Bill Sanders

Dave Brandl – Boulder

LP – Bear Mountain Records 20 – “All I Want To Say”

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Brass Monkey (North Denver)

Group Members:

Ed Gallegos (Genesis – Offspring , Distance, Mestizo)
Marc Gonzalez – bass (Genesis – Offspring)

The Bravados

Visit the Band Box Discography Page

Breakaway

Breakaway is the duo of Gary Morris and Teri Hernandez who were both members of the Denver group “Gary and Eddie” who performed at Taylor’s Supper Club located on west Colfax Avenue for nearly 6 years in the early to mid 1970’s.  The group also included  Eddie Johnson who continues performing in 2016 with his “All in the Family Band” in the Denver and surrounding area.

Morris moved onto national fame as a country singer scoring several number 1 hits.

45 – Gorilla GR-127 – “Football Widows” b/w “Spend It All With You” – 1977

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Myra Breckenridge

45 – Breckenridge JSP 6884 – “Dear Soldier” b/w “Open Up Your Heart’s Door”

Breitzkruk

LP – Colorado Sound – “Hypocrasy”

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Kenny Brent

45 – KGM 101 – “Cowboys Ride The Rodeos” b/w “Pardon Me For Lovin’ You” – 1979

Robert Brick

LP – HDC-2 – Greensleeves – A Classical Dulcimer Recital

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Antonia Brico

BRICO ANTONIA

By Photo by Herbert Mitchell, New York Wikipedia entry

Born in 1902, Antonia was an immigrant to the U.S.  She found her way to Denver, Colorado where she settled down.  She was a conductor for the Denver Business Men’s Orchestra which later became the Brico Symphony Orchestra.  She was also a member of the Women’s String Ensemble in Denver.

Bob Briggs
A Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee & 2016 President

Bob Briggs played lead guitar with Blackie Minor’s band in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.

Bob Britton (Golden)

Bob Britton occasionally performed with Colorado singer Bonnie Nelson of the F.A.B. Company.
Aspen 201 – What It Takes To Make Me Hate Her b/w You Gave Me A Mountain
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Jaime Brockett

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A national folk musician who performed at the Swallow Hill Musicians Organization’ 1979 benefit folk concert.

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Rafael Brom – Denver

LP – Brom 1381952 – “Rafael Brom” – 1983

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Mary Beth Brookins

45 – Mountain MTN 308 – “Will You Go With Me” b/w “Where Did Them Other Guys Go”

Wade Brooks
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

Mother Brown

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Roz Brown

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From the Roz Brown Web Site (click to visit):  “Premier Oscar Schmidt Autoharpist, singer and Colorado folk legend Roz Brown has built a mighty impressive career as a captivating entertainer and recording artist performing and recording classic folk music on his own terms for over thirty-five years.  Born June 19, 1937 in Madison Wisconsin Roz started his musical career in the 5th grade when his dad bought him his first trumpet. He played in school bands through high school and continued playing in Navy bands.

In 1975 Roz’ life took another unexpected change after he went to work as an electronics technician at Cobe Laboratories in Lakewood Colorado
‘The folk music of the ‘60’s had always stirred something deep in my soul’ says Roz. ‘I was already hitting folk music clubs and festivals most every weekend when I happened to catch a life changing performance by Autoharp Master Bryan Bowers at the Oxford Hotel Cruise Room.'”

Brown is a member of the “Swallow Hill Music Organization” in Denver

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Soggy Brown
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee

Sweet Georgia Brown & The Generic Bluegrass Band

They participated in the 1979 Swallow Hill Music Organization benefit concert in Denver. (See image above for Roz Brown)

John Browning

Browning was born in 1933 in Denver.  He played at the age of 10 with the Denver Symphony Orchestra.  He left the Denver area for California in 1945 and went on to become a classical pianist of national renown.

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Broyles, Allebaugh & Davis, Inc. (No Artist Listed)

45 – Broyles 70201 – Colorado for Lovers Sides 1 and 2 Promotional
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Scotti Bruning – Colorado Springs

(A member of Maysville Crossing and Quorom – Sixties Springs groups)

LP – Strawberry 333 – “Mazevilles Crossing:

LP – Strawberry 1 – “Scotti For Friends”

LP – Strawberry 486 – “Growing Pains”

Bud Bronson & The Good Timers

LP – Greater Than Collective GTC 019-01 – “Fantasy Machine” – 2015

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Brush Arbor

45 – Capitol 3468 – Proud Mary b/w Denver Woman
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Kelly Bryarly, Jim Shoup & Pete Smythe

Chico & Friend – Only One Colorado Parts 1 and 2 – 1981
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The Bubble Puppy (Colorado Springs)

Formed around 1969

Mike Saulsbury – guitar
Clay Stultz – keyboard
Joe Yates – drums

Ken Budjenska (Denver)

LP – Cornerstone CS-1001 – “The Beggar & The King”

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Gregory A. Bueche & Maude Baker Neff (Fort Collins)

LP – Heritage 19818 – “Fort Collins Colorado Area Centennial – 1864-1964” – 1964

With The Fort Collins Civic Chorus, The Colorado State University Chorus and Concert Band – James R. Miller – Reverend Dr. Roy E. Howes (narrators)

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Buffalo Grass (Golden)

Group Members:

Tony Bessire
Kent Smothers
Mick Bessire

LP – Aspen AP-13 -“Ulysses Hardware” – 1976

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Jimmy Buffet

Buffet in Aspen - 1970's

Buffet in Aspen – 1970’s

Jimmy came into Colorado where he first appeared at the Cafe York on east Colfax.  He would tour the mountain towns throughout Colorado and settle for several years in Aspen, Colorado.

Bob Buford (Estes Park)

LP – Mountainstar – “Home to the Mountains” – 1986

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Joey Buffalo & the Sonics (Pueblo)

Joey Buffalo on Pueblo City Limits Blog – Information on group lineup below is in question as Lisa Wheeling explains in her Blog.

Joey Buffalo – deceased
Bob Welborn – drums (American Beatles) (There are at least two groups called “The American Beetles” on three other labels)
Fred Brescher – (American Beatles)
Leroy Brego – bass (American Beatles)

45 – Vanity Label 114-115 – “No Credit/Ladder of Happiness

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45 – Innotimate 100 – “I Found a New Love” (both sides promo)

Bull & Bush Jazz Musicians (Cherry Creek- Glendale)

LP – Bull & Bush – Live Jam Session

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Stan Burk

45 – WCS 1242 – Pueblo b/w Colorado Trail
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Burlington Railroad – Berthoud Colorado Route

LP – Mobile Fidelity No. MF-9 – “Sunday Only” – 1972

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James H. Burns

45 Test Pressing Acetate – “Railroad Bum” (black back side)

Burnt Lips

Group Members:

Brian Noel – vocals
Kathe Davis – vocals
Jimmy Clifford – keyboards/guitars
Gordon Prior – drums
Cee Cee Bacon – vocals
David Schoolcraft – guitar
Charles Cavanaugh – guitar

LP – Back to Back – 1988 Colorado Songwriters Awards – 1988 (Various Artists)

Burnt Mill Road

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Curt Burrell (with the Barleen Trio)

The Barleen Trio is brother & sisters Jeff (keyboards), Brenda (drums) and Barbara (guitar and fiddle). Other musicians included Rick Pacella (bass), Tim Radloff (lead gutiar), Russ Bergstrom (steel guitar) and Curt on fiddles.
The record was recorded at Rainbow Ventures Studios in west Denver on 32nd Avenue.

LP – VLP 1122 – The Best of Curt Burrell with The Barleen Trio
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The Dean Bushnell Orchestra

A mainstay around the Denver area and still performing today, they often show up at radio station KEZW events – The late Joe Scherer was a long-time early morning radio personality in Denver and a resident of Lakewood, Colorado – He started his orchestra at Teacher’s College (University of Northern Colorado) while a student there. They continue to play around Denver to this day.
Bushnell started off on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado which was known back in the day at Colorado Teachers. Dean played with prestigious big bands including Sammy Kaye, Wayne King, Dick Jurgens and many more.
LP Soundmark 845 – The Denver Dean of Music
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45 – Century 32306 – I Left My Heart In San Francisco b/w Misty
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The Cahills

Record promoted from Loveland, Colorado the “Valentine Town” – In the past tens of thousands of people from around the U.S. would have their valentines post marked from Loveland
Love Records 100 – A Message to Mom b/w You Mom
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Cahoots

Members included Cathy Lawson, Kelly Gettings, Neel Tyree, Tracy Scott, Russ Wheler, Susan Hatfield, and Joe Hudgins, Vaughn Meyer, John Macy, Ann Marie Barnett, Lloyd Barnett, Bill Wells and Wally Angel – with complete lineup changeovers from one LP to the next.

45 – AJC 1 – “Legend of Parlangua” b/w “Louisiana” – 1981

45 – AJC 186202 – Dark Eyes b/w Rundown Love – 1982
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45 – Big Country Jubilee NR 12972 Medleys
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LP – AJC 1952 – “In Cahoots” 1983
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The Calvary Choristers

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B. C. Cameron

Cameron also recorded with Frank Achilles.

45 – Just For The Records 101 – Saga of C. B. Fever b/w Truckee River Song – 1973
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45 – Just For the Records 103 – Country Morning b/w Somebody’s Dream – 1975
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Irma Campbell/Gomez Hodge

45 – Halmark HR 101784 – “Gifts” b/w “Hip, Hip Hooray”

Camryn (Denver)

Copyright Camryn Magness

Copyright Camryn Magness

Camryn is Camryn Magness a very young actress musician from Denver who was born in 1999.  At the age of 8 she moved to California after recording a single “Wait and See” along with Frank Shooflar of the band “Blessed by a Broken Heart”.  In 2013, at the age of 14 she toured with the national group One Direction.

She toured extensively since 2011 and has released about a dozen single tracks.

Terry Canady &

LP – Initial 1002 – Terry & Rudy
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Canned Heat

See the entry for Bob Hite – band member who grew up in the Denver area.

Joe Carpino

45 – Rag Man RR101 – “Smith Road Episode” b/w “Love Like a River” (with picture sleeve)

The Capricios (Denver)

From East Denver – If someone can verify the spelling for Jimmy or Jeff please do so.

Group Members:

Jeff Olivas – lead guitar
Jimmy Peritos – Attended East High School
Bill Martinez – drums
John Maul – sax

45 – Inn-Timate 100 – “I Found A New Love” b/w “Tink”

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Captain & The Red Hot Flames

45 – Red Hot 1 – “Can Your Monkey Do the Dog”/”Rainin’ In My Heart” – 1963
(Image: Lisa Wheeler: North of Pueblo Blog)

CAPTAIN & RED HOT FLAMES EP

The Captains’ Three

Performing at the Four Winds Motor Hotel at 4600 West Colfax

(Image "The Denver Eye")

(Image “The Denver Eye”)

Ce Cee Carol (Denver)

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Trans-World 6907 – Tag-a-Long/Oh! Mr. Judge – 1960

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The John Carlson Band

LP – Celesta – “No Longer Strangers” – 1981
Group members Rudy Sruggeman (guitar), John Carlson (rhythm guitar) Scott Huebl (bass), joined by Mike Russo (pedal steel), John Merola (percussion) and Rob Mullins (synthesizer) – Mullins has multiple solo LP’s listed on this site.
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Ralph Carmichael

(Also see the Colorado Gospel page)

Carmichael was primarily a contemporary Christian composer and performer but has been called the “father of Christian Rock”. He wrote for many famed performers including Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Al Martino and more. At one time he was musical director for the “I Love Lucy” show. He came under fire for using rock instrumentation in gospel music. Carmichael doesn’t appear to have any strong ties to Colorado beyond releasing material on the Denver Stylist record label.
LP – Stylist 500 – Songs of Colorado

LP – Stylist 500 – Songs of Colorado
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LP – Stylist 400 – A Cozy Christmas

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