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Gary S. Paxton was one of several young songwriters and producers to emerge from the Los Angeles pop scene of the late '50s. Half of the duo Skip & Flip, alongside future Byrds member Skip Battin, Paxton then joined Kim Fowley in the Hollywood Argyles, and scored a U.S. number one with the novelty disc "Alley-Oop" in May of 1960. The two entrepreneurs then put a series of faceless groups together in an attempt to repeat the success, while Paxton also founded several record labe... Read more

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