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Ventures, The

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Can The Ventures Hit the Jackpot for Third Time?

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 1 April 1961

IN HOLLYWOOD last week, Liberty Records announced that their overseas turnover amounted to 25% of the company's sales. The Ventures, who have had two best ...

Surf: On Screen On Canvas, on the Radio

Report by Deanne Stillman, The New York Times, 2 September 1990

OVER 20 YEARS ago, Tom Wolfe hung around with a group of California surfers and described them in "The Pump House Gang", an essay frequently ...

The Ventures

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Bob Bogle, b. 6 January 1937, Portland, Oregon, USA; Don Wilson, b. 10 February 1937, Tacoma, Washington; Nokie Edwards, b. 9 May 1939, Lahoma, Oklahoma; ...

The Ventures' Don Wilson: Rock Don't Run

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, DISCoveries, 1 August 2006

ON A CONSTRUCTION site in Seattle, Washington, in 1959, two guitarists, Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, decided to perform together at local sock hops, initially ...


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