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Barry Houk, Peter Wheat & the Breadmen on February 10, 2011 at 11:06 AM said:

The name of the band member of Them leaving the stag is Jim Armstrong. He showed me how to play some of their songs.
Barry Houk, Peter Wheat & The Breadmen on February 7, 2011 at 1:58 PM said:

Thanks Bill for this website. I not only enjoyed playing music in the 60's but I get to enjoy hearing about it now that I am in my 60's. How fun is that?
phil brown on January 27, 2011 at 10:02 AM said:

rollerena daze WOOOOOOO !
Bruce Tahsler (TeensNTwenties Website) on October 23, 2010 at 12:13 PM said:

This message is to Jeff Meyer. Jeff, contact me regarding Savage Resurrection info on the website.
Jeff Myer on October 21, 2010 at 11:46 AM said:

It would be great of you could put up the Savage Resurrection. We were signed to Mercury Records in 1967. We were a Richmond, CA. Garage Band Phyc. Rock are record has been bootlegged 4 times in Europe, we put it out on Mod-Lang, Berkeley, CA. We are back together again. Our vinyl copy is going for $300+ on the Internet and our Avalon poster is great the "Charlie Chaplain" in blue & red. Thanks Jeff Myer SR- Drummer also Charlie Daniels, Jesse Colin Young, Van Morrison, Janis Ian, Don McClain....The Edge & many more.
Heather Scheid-Hoyle on October 19, 2010 at 8:27 AM said:

HELLO ALL i was googling my late father bob hoyle (1946-2003) when i found this site i didn't know you had such a vast fan base i mean iv met people who had a crush on my dad and jim hockstaff when they were like 14! haha well just thought id say something bye:)
Walt Dutchover Crystal Garden (original) on October 4, 2010 at 12:58 PM said:

Hope to see everyone at the book signing this month in Dublin
Jim Hockstaff on September 27, 2010 at 3:13 PM said:

Bill I am so glad to see this special time preserved. Thank you for all you did to support our musical dreams. I hope we can reconnect some time. All the Best!
Guinevere Silva on August 3, 2010 at 1:22 PM said:

Hi Bill, my dad was the drummer for a band that you featured in your book, named Crystal Garden. Just want to thank you for your time and energy in putting this book together. My dad was very happy when this came out, we unfortunatly lost him to cancer 2 years ago, but is nice to know that he is remembered for what he loved to do.
Kevin Miller on July 26, 2010 at 11:55 PM said:

Bill, do you remember when a young photographer (me) and one of your waitresses (Sabrina) who was also a hairstylist and a model/my girlfriend went with you from Marina Del Rey to Newport Beach on your yacht? Remember you split your pants and borrowed a pair of mine? Pay me back you son of a gun! Just Kidding! Hey see my business at www.digipic.us. Greay times at Frenchy's from 1982 - 1985.
Dennis Derr on July 12, 2010 at 9:32 PM said:

Thanks Mike Lusby --I just checked out your site www.southend-band.com ------GREAT! I used to work for H.A.R.D.-Hayward Recreation Dept--mid 60s to mid 70s ---and know many of the bands on that site. One band that really stands out in my mind was Pre-Dawn Left. Fantastic Band!! I was actually working high school dances and I could not sit still --------love their Soul!! And you guys played with Rejoice ??---Loved that band too --"Sunday Morning In Golden Gate Park"--right? Later I became a Mobile DJ for many years until just recently. I soon found out that bands don't care for mobile DJs much--LOL.
Mike Lusby on June 30, 2010 at 6:17 AM said:

If you want a good read, go to this website for the history of The Eternal Flame and SouthEnd, East Bay bands from the 60's and 70's:

Mike Lusby on June 30, 2010 at 5:47 AM said:

I have a poster/handbill that you may not have. I can email the image to you if you'd like. It was a May 17th concert in 1969 at The Alameda Fairgrounds that had The Eternal Flame, Rejoice, Womb, and Rest. My band, The Eternal Flame, played many times for Bill. We played another show a year later at the same venue with The People.
Dennis Derr on June 20, 2010 at 7:50 PM said:

Anybody remember the dance Hall in Castro Valley off the Strobridge exit on 580 where McDonalds is today?? We used to dance to the Spyders there in the summer of 1964!! I mean GREAT stuff! Was that hall the Spanish Hall??--or what?? I used to work for H.A.R.D. from 1964-1975 ---saw many of these bands at Weekes Park, San Lorenzo Park, Chabot College at the battle of the Bands & other spots-- fun times! One of my favorite groups was PreDawn Left -----Solid Soul! And the Moat did a nice version of Evil Ways! I also loved the Gates of Eden!
Dale Gemignani on March 22, 2010 at 6:03 AM said:

So many East Bay Bands missing...Any thought to completing the list?

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