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The Flamin' Groovies

The Flamin' Groovies
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The Flamin' Groovies (often just Flamin' Groovies or even Flamin Groovies) is an American band whose peak was in the 60s and 70s. They began in San Francisco in 1965, founded by Cyril Jordan (guitar, vocals) and Roy Loney (vocals, guitar). During the 70s and 80s, the group went through a number of changes in personnel and labels until eventually breaking up in 1992. Since 2004, various members of the band have reunited for performances as well as recordings with members' solo projects.
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Flamin Groovies — San Francisco Nights 1979-'80 Flamin Groovies — San Francisco Nights 1979-'80
(Mega Dodo no#, 1980/2017, DL)
Flamin Groovies — Flamingo Flamin Groovies — Flamingo
(Epic CFU0355, 1971/2013, CD)
Flamin' Groovies — Live 1971 San Francisco Flamin' Groovies — Live 1971 San Francisco
(RockBeat ROC-3372, 1971/2017, CD)
The Flamin' Groovies — Teenage Head The Flamin' Groovies — Teenage Head
(Epic CFU0303, 1971/2013, CD)
Flamin Groovies — Supersnazz Flamin Groovies — Supersnazz
(Epic CFU0302, 1969/2013, CD)
The Flamin' Groovies — Sneakers The Flamin' Groovies — Sneakers
(Sundazed SC 6077, 1968/1996, CD)

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