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  • Re: album/single

    Wow, Don!  I didn't realize it took all that work to get the fantastic guitar sound for that record.  I guess I just thought Cyril used the same guitars and

    GroovieChas 15 hours ago
  • Re: album/single

    Yes they will be in LA on Dec 31st.  Tix here: https://www.bootlegtheater.org/event/1584095-flamin-groovies-new-years-eve-los-angeles/ To answer Paul's

    donciccone1 1 day ago
  • Re: album/single

    anybody know if they  will  doing  an LA  date  in  Dec.   not planning on going to SF  for  the gig on  the  29th.   On Friday, December 8, 2017,

    jffrycase 1 day ago
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The Flamin' Groovies (approx. '65 - '87, in various line-ups) were just about the grooviest band ever. Somehow the Groovies were able to digest the best stuff (i.e. in their late-'70s heyday, Beatles, Stones, Byrds, etc.) and then put out brand-spanking-new absolutely fantastic tunes -- familiar-sounding, yet totally unique. A few could be thought of as "songs the Beatles never wrote". In some cases, the Groovies actually seem to have outpainted the masters.

With one of the most brilliant guitar sounds ever put on record, the Groovies are some of "the ones that got away". Although critically acclaimed, they never got the promotion and sales they deserved, though they garnered quite a following in Europe. Go out right now (or click somewhere) and buy "Groovies Greatest Grooves" -- (Warner)Sire 9 25948-2 -- you will not be sorry!

The Flamin' Groovies list is for discussion of the Flamin' Groovies (duh!) and their music, and for Groovies fans to talk about other cool music they like too. Friends of Cyril and Roy and Chris keep us posted on their latest projects and gigs; we've had news of other Groovies, and we even have one or two of them on the list, lurking about.

Just click to join, and if you're a non-spamming human (as opposed to a spambot), I will approve you. Say something about the Groovies, so that I know that you are real.


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  • Rock and Pop
  • May 23, 1999
  • English

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