SO WHY DID THE BEAU BRUMMELS LOOSE THEIR LUSTER SO FAST FROM THE AM RADIO IN THE 60’S? THEY HAD THE WRITING AND VOCAL CHOPS AND A GREAT SOUND, THAT MOST PEOPLE, IN THE BEGINNING, THOUGHT THEY WERE LISTENING TO ANOTHER BRITISH INVASION GROUP ON THEIR LITTLE TRANSISTOR RADIOS.
NOW YOU EITHER GOT THEM, OR YOU DIDN’T.
WITH ALBUMS TITLES SUCH AS FREAK OUT, UNCLE MEAT, BURNT WEENEY SANDWICH, AND WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH… THE MOTHER’S OF INVENTION PUSHED THE ENVELOP.
The Ventures started out in 1958 when Don Wilson and Bob Bogle picked ten dollar guitars off a pawn shop rack and started a hacking around as a duo. They were originally called the Versatones. But changed to the Ventures because somebody already had the name Versatones. Listen to the whole story now on Under The Classic Rock with Bill Hemberger.