104 relations: A-side and B-side, ABKCO Records, Action (Question Mark & the Mysterians album), Album, Allen Klein, American Bandstand, Aretha Franklin, Bassist, Bay City, Michigan, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Billboard Hot 100, Black Cat (Washington, D.C. nightclub), British Invasion, Cameo-Parkway Records, Can't Get Enough of You Baby, Capitol Records, CBGB, Charles Giordano, Cheetah Chrome, CKLW, Collectables Records, Creem, Dallas, Dave Marsh, Do Something to Me, Drum kit, Duane Eddy, E Street Band, Eddie and the Hot Rods, Electric organ, Farfisa, Garage rock, Garland Jeffreys, Grand Funk Railroad, Guitar, Hip hop, Iggy Pop, Jay and the Americans, Keyboard instrument, Last Train to Clarksville, Lead guitar, Lead vocalist, Link Wray, Mel Schacher, Michigan, Migrant worker, Mondo Topless (band), Monster Magnet, More Action, ..., Multiple sclerosis, Music recording certification, Myocardial infarction, Neil Bogart, Norton Records, One-hit wonder, Pandisc Records, Pat Benatar, Paul McCartney, Paul Shaffer, Philadelphia, Pop rock, Prostate cancer, Proto-punk, Psychedelic music, Punk rock, Question Mark & the Mysterians (album), Record label, Recording Industry Association of America, Rock and roll, ROIR, Rolling Stone, RPM (magazine), Saginaw, Michigan, Sally Go 'Round the Roses, Science fiction, Single (music), Smash Mouth, Steven Van Zandt, Super K Productions, Surf music, Sylvain Sylvain, Tangerine Records (1963), Texas, Texas Tornados, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Flint Journal, The Mamas & the Papas, The Monkees, The Mysterians, The Rolling Stones, The Stranglers, Thelma Houston, Todd Rundgren, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, UK Singles Chart, Underground Garage, Vice (magazine), Washington, D.C., Where the Action Is, Yorkshire Terrier, 96 Tears, 96 Tears (album). Expand index (54 more) » « Shrink index
The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. (ABKCO acronym of Allen & Betty Klein and COmpany) is a major American independent record label, music publisher, and film and video production company.
Action is the second album by the American garage rock band, ? and the Mysterians, released in 1967.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
Allen Klein (December 18, 1931 July 4, 2009) was an American businessman, music publisher, writers' representative, filmmaker and record label executive, most noted for his tough persona and aggressive negotiation tactics, many of which established higher industry standards for compensating recording artists.
American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as producer.
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.
A bassist, or bass player, is a musician who plays a bass instrument such as a double bass, bass guitar, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument such as a tuba or sousaphone.
Bay City is a city in Bay County, Michigan, located near the base of the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Black Cat is a nightclub in Washington, D.C., located on 14th Street Northwest in the Shaw/U Street neighborhood.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
Cameo-Parkway Records was the parent company of Cameo Records and Parkway Records, which were major American Philadelphia-based record labels from 1956 (for Cameo) and 1958 (for Parkway) to 1967.
"Can't Get Enough of You Baby" is a song written by Denny Randell and Sandy Linzer and recorded by various artists, for the first time by The 4 Seasons featuring The "Sound" of Frankie Valli in January 1966.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
CBGB was a New York City music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan's East Village.
Charles Giordano (born October 13, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York of Italian descent) is an American keyboardist and accordionist.
Eugene Richard O'Connor (born February 18, 1955), better known by his stage name Cheetah Chrome, is an American musician who achieved fame as a guitarist for Rocket From the Tombs and the punk rock band Dead Boys.
CKLW is a 50,000-watt, Class B, AM radio station broadcasting on the Mexican clear-channel frequency of 800 kHz (800 AM) and located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, serving Windsor and Detroit.
Collectables is a reissue record label founded in 1980 by Jerry Greene.
Creem (which is always capitalized in print as CREEM despite the magazine's nameplate appearing in mostly lower case letters), "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine", was a monthly rock 'n' roll publication first published in March 1969 by Barry Kramer and founding editor Tony Reay.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950) is an American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.
"Do Something to Me" is a song written by Jimmy Calvert, Norman Marzano, and Paul Naumann and was recorded by Tommy James and the Shondells for their 1968 album, Crimson & Clover.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Duane Eddy (born April 26, 1938) is an American guitarist.
The E Street Band is an American rock band, and has been musician Bruce Springsteen's primary backing band since 1972.
Eddie and the Hot Rods are a pub rock band from Essex founded in 1975.
An electric organ, also known as electronic organ, is an electronic keyboard instrument which was derived from the harmonium, pipe organ and theatre organ.
Farfisa is a manufacturer of electronics based in Osimo, Italy.
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
Garland Jeffreys (born June 29, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American, singer and songwriter, traversing the musical genres of rock and roll, reggae, blues and soul.
Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk, is an American rock band popular during the 1970s, when they toured extensively and played to packed arenas worldwide.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
Jay and the Americans are a pop music group popular in the 1960s.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
"Last Train to Clarksville" was the debut single by The Monkees.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
The lead vocalist (or main vocalist, lead vocals or lead singer) in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard.
Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005) was a Native American Shawnee rock and roll guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who became popular in the late 1950s.
Melvin George "Mel" Schacher (born April 8, 1951) is best known as the bassist for rock band Grand Funk Railroad.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
A "migrant worker" is a person who either migrates within their home country or outside it to pursue work such as seasonal work.
Mondo Topless were an American rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Monster Magnet is an American rock band.
More Action is a studio album by the American garage rock band ? and the Mysterians, and was released on May 25, 1999 on Cavestomp Records.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.
Neil E. Bogart (born Neil Scott Bogatz) (February 3, 1943 – May 8, 1982) was an American record executive.
Norton Records, is an independent record label founded by musicians Miriam Linna and Billy Miller in 1986.
A one-hit wonder is any entity that achieves mainstream popularity and success for a very short period of time, often for only one piece of work, and becomes known among the general public solely for that momentary success.
Pandisc Records is an American independent record label founded in Miami, Florida, United States.
Patricia Mae Benatar (née Andrzejewski; January 10, 1953) is a U.S. singer, songwriter, actress, and four-time Grammy Award winner.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Allen Wood Shaffer, CM (born November 28, 1949) is a Canadian singer, composer, actor, author, comedian and multi-instrumentalist who served as David Letterman's musical director, band leader and sidekick on the entire run of both Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993) and Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015).
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.
Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.
Proto-punk (or protopunk) is the rock music played by garage bands from the 1960s and early 1970s that presaged the punk rock movement.
Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Question Mark & the Mysterians is a 1997 eponymous album by the garage rock band ? and the Mysterians, known for their #1 1966 hit "96 Tears".
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
ROIR (pronounced "roar"), or Reachout International Records, is a New York City-based record label founded in 1979 by Neil Cooper.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
RPM (and later) was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada.
Saginaw is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County.
"Sally Go 'Round the Roses" is the name of a 1963 hit by The Jaynetts, a Bronx-based one-hit wonder girl group, released by J&S Records on the Tuff label.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
Smash Mouth is an American rock band from San Jose, California.
Steven Van Zandt (born November 22, 1950) is an American musician and actor, who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve.
Super K Productions was a 1960s American recording production company under Buddah Records, headed by producers Jerry Kasenetz and Jeffrey Katz, whose groups specialized in bubblegum pop.
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
Sylvain Mizrahi (born February 14, 1951), known as Sylvain Sylvain, is an American rock guitarist, most notable for being a member of the New York Dolls.
Tangerine Records was a record label owned by Ray Charles between 1962 and 1973.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Texas Tornados is a Tejano band.
The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Flint Journal is a quad-weekly newspaper based in Flint, Michigan, owned by Booth Newspapers, a subsidiary of Advance Publications.
The Mamas & the Papas were a Canadian-American folk rock vocal group who recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968.
The Monkees were an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.
is a 1957 Japanese science fiction film directed by Ishirō Honda.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene.
Thelma Houston (née Jackson; born May 7, 1946) is an American singer and actress.
Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Underground Garage is the name shared by two related but different radio outlets, a syndicated show and a satellite radio station, both created and supervised by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt to present rock 'n' roll and garage rock on radio.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Where the Action Is or (WTAI) was a music-based television variety show in the United States from 1965–67.
The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills.
"96 Tears" is a song recorded by the American garage rock band ? and the Mysterians in 1966 (see 1966 in music).
96 Tears is the debut album by the American garage rock band ? and the Mysterians, released in 1966.
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