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Wigsville Spliffs

The Wigsville Spliffs played authentic 50's Rockabilly back in the early 1980's.
Formed by 3 friends from sleepy Suffolk, England.
Ian Aitken (Vocals/Guitar)
Mike Lister (Slap Bass)
Danny Mowl (Drums)
Initially the boys set out to tear up the local rockin scene.
They became more well known when they started to appear regularly on the bill at the world famous Klub Foot in Londons Hammersmith. Regularly providing the support for other bands such as Restless, The Guanabatz and Frenzy.
A change of style to a more Neo-Rockabilly sound resulted from these shows.

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Penguin may refer to two artists: 1. Penguin is a one man project and has delivered one demo album 'Spectrum Trick'. The style is extremely experimental incorporating elements of Psychedelia, Black Metal and Techno. 2. Penguin are a group of rascals playing some sort of alternative mix of post punk, razor blade guitars and funky riffs.

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The Quakes

The Quakes are a psychobilly band from Buffalo, NY. They were formed in 1986, and were one of the very first American psychobilly bands. They are considered very influential to the current American psychobilly scene, but in the late 80's, there was no scene to speak of in the United States. The Quakes Moved to London to try to find success. Former members: Paul Roman (vocals, guitar), Rob Peltier (upright bass) and Dave "The Ace" Hoy (drums).

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The Rockets

There are at least six bands called The Rockets. 1) The band from which Neil Young formed Crazy Horse. The band began in 1962 as the doo wop group Danny & the Memories, with guitarist/singer Danny Whitten, and counting future Crazy Horse stalwarts Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina as members, the latter two are the only individuals present in every incarnation of the band. The group evolved through nascent San Francisco folk-psychedelia...

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