Johnny & the Hurricanes
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Sandstorm
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Red River Rock
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You Are My Sunshine
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Reveille Rock
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Beatnik Fly

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Johnny & the Hurricanes

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One of the most distinctive instrumental groups of the '50s and '60s, Johnny & the Hurricanes produced the Top Ten hit "Red River Rock" and scored several other instrumental hits that mixed rock & roll with traditional melodies. Originally known as the Orbits, the group formed in Toledo, OH, in 1958 and was led by saxophonist Johnny Paris; other members included organist Paul Tesluk, guitarist Dave Yorko, bassist Lionel "Butch" Mattice, and drummer Tony Kaye. After a stint recor... Read more

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