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    Monday, 23 June 2008

    Another lost record, first time in blogland.
    The Fanatics is a happening all its own. It all started when Neal - alias "Daddy Frog" - left a group he had been playing with in favor of starting his own. W.T. "Dub" Johnson was drafted into the movement when he went guitar-shopping at a Houston department store where Neal was working. "Big Jon" Pereles came abroad in much the same manner a few days later.
    Drawing in a couple of old friends, "Baby John" Cravey and Johnny "String" Stringfellow, the boys were off and rolling in February 1965. Lanier "Idiot" Greig, organ impresario extraordinarius and clown prince to end all princes, joined the group later. After endless name calling sessions, "Big Jon" is more or less credited with pinning the Fanatics name on the group. The name stuck - and so Houston and the nation are swinging with a way out group that's really "IN". (from the Fanatics Fan Club booklet)
    With the above promo text, I thing we get an idea of the years (an ... Read more »
    Category: Psyche/Garage/Folk | Views: 2258 | Added by: afroclonk | Date: 23 June 2008 | Rating: 4.0/2


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