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FLASHBACK MOTOR CITY HAPPENINGS ’67 . . . APRIL 14, 1967

February 10th, 2017

From the MCRFB NEWS archive: 1967

Music Happenings In and Around Detroit Town, 1967

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETROIT — (04/1967) — Terry Knight will open at the Chess Mate with his new revue (probably and 8-piece band) May 1 . . . . Due in May is the Beatles‘ new album called ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Heart Band.’ John took a full month to produce one of the cuts, “Lovely Rita,” which features a backwards track of a musical comb. Sounds, Inc., accompany John and Paul’s duet on another number . . . . Warner Brothers dug into the past and dug out “Searchin'” by the Mugwumps who are none other than the Spoonful’s Zal, Mama Cass, Papa Denny and Jim Hendricks, now in a group called The Lamp of Childhood. The Mugwumps were together in 1964 . . . . Bob Seger and The Last Herd begin a nationwide promotion tour for their new release, “Vagrant Winter.” . . . . Jamie Cole recorded “First Girl” written by Dugg Brown and arranged by Bob Seger . . . . At the Ford Auditorium on May 12 the Blues Magoos in a concert sponsored by the Chess Mate with Don Zee emceeing . . . . Patty Hawkins has a Five Americans fan club. Address is 366 W. Webster, Ferndale 48220 . . . . England’s very hot Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich planned  U.S. promotional tour this month but may not make it since they just left for Australia to join Eric Burdon & The Animals on tour. They replaced the Hollies whose drummer Bobby Elliot got sick . . . . The all-girl Pleasure Seekers from Gross Pointe makes most of their adorable mini mini outfits . . . . Dick Clark bringing in the Monkees July 29 to Olympia . . . .  A beautiful new teen club opens at Pine Knob Friday when Dave Shafer will be there with the Unrelated Segments and other groups. Saturday Don Zee will emcee with groups like the Epidemic. END

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THE PLEASURE SEEKERS circa 1966. From left: organist Arlene Fenn; lead singer Suzi Quatro; drummer Darline Arnone; bass guitarist Pammi Benford; and lead guitarist Paett Quatro.


(Information and news source: Detroit Free Press; Fri.,  April 14, 1967)


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