A bootleg reissue of the LP was produced in 1997 by Lüstbütt (knotfurguthen).
The Sounds Of UsThe Sounds of Us have been together a little over one year. Their popularity is attributed to their unique sound of a driving beat matched with Rhythm, Lead and bass Guitar with three part vocal harmony. They also, on occasion, add a trumpet or sax as further proof of their versatility. They all originate from the Ottawa-Marseilles, Illinois area. Members of this popular group are:
- Joe Halterman, Drums & Vocal
- Brian Gunderson, Guitar & Vocal
- Jim Travis, Bass Guitar & Vocal
- Greg Lowery, Bass Guitar, Trumpet, Sax & Vocal
Tracks: "True" (Greg Gary) & "What Would You Say" (Gunderson)
The Coming Generation
One of the finest Rock 'n' Roll groups in the area. The Coming Generation all hail from the Dwight, Illinois area. They have been together for about one year, and have been very actively performing in many of the area schools, youth centers, and in several Battles of the Bands. The Coming Generation is composed of the following members:
- Steve Eddington, Lead Guitar
- Roger Eddington, Electris Bass Guitar
- Ed Connor, Rhythm Guitar
- Girard Steichen, Drums
- Bob Frobish, Organ
- David Larimer, Bass
- Peter Spandet, Drums
Tracks: "Without You" (S. Eddington) & "Down To The City" (Connor)
|Sept. 22, 1967 - Streator, Illinois|
The Rising Tides
The Rising Tides originate from the LaSalle-Peru area and have been entertaining the public for the past three years. They have played throughout the state of Illinois, and have appeared on television on four occasions. They were honored in placing ninth out of 90 bands appearing at the Illinois State Fair in 1967. Personnel of the band are as follows:Tracks: "Little Girls" (Clark) & "The Girl's Made Good" (Clark)
- Paul Kinsella, 18, Lead Singer, LaSalle
- Dan Carlile, 17, Lead Guitarist, Tonica
- Phil Clark, 19, Rhythm Guitar and Composer, Peru
- John Prey, 21, Bass Guitarist, Oglesby
- Johnny Johnson, 19, Drummer, Oglesby
The MavericksSpecializing in Country & Western music, this popular group also plays various types of music. They have been performing together for one year, and have played at such places as the Ramada Inn, Middy's Tap, High School Dances and were guest performers on the Barn Dance. Here are a few interesting facts about the personnel of this group:
- Bob Jessen, 17, the drummer, is a Junior at Marquette High in Ottawa, Ill. His hobby is sports.
- Ed Kauzlarich, 16, is the organist. He is a Sophomore at Ottawa High. His hobbies are Speech and Electronics.
- John Nelson, 14, is the Bass Guitarist. He is a Freshman at Marquette High. His hobby is sports.
- Lyle Nelson, 15, Leader of the group, plays Guitar, and is the Lead Singer. He is a Sophomore at Marquette, and his hobbies are sports and music.
- Vicki Nelson, 20, is a Sophomore at Western Ill. She sings with the group whenever possible and gives music as her hobby. She plans to become a teacher.
Tracks: "If You Had Just Been Good" (L. Nelson) & "Trains" (L. Nelson)
The Sound of Fury
The Sound of Fury are known as one of the finest bands to come out of the LaSalle-Peru area. They have been performing at School Dances, Teen Centers, Clubs, Battles of the Bands and many other functions. Personnel of this fine group are:
- Joe Zeman, Lead Guitar
- Jerry Kaszynski, Rhythm Guitar
- Bill Wangler, Bass Guitar
- John Zokal, Drums
- Jack Sadowski, Organ
- Mark Wangler, Vocalist
The Eighth DayThe Eighth Day originate from Toluca, Illinois. They have been playing together for about 1 1/2 years. They are truly a versatile band, since they play Rhythm and Blues, Standards, Polkas as well as Rock 'n' Roll. They have been playing in many of the area High Schools, Colleges, Teen Centers and have played out of the state on several occasions. The members of this very popular group are:
- Jack Reginald, 21, Lead Guitar
- Gary Spires, 18, Vocalist
- Bob Baldwin, 18, Bass Guitar
- Greg Orrison, 16, Organ
- Steve Shafer, 16, Drums
Special thanks to Dave Lijewski for turning me on to this record.
Hear tracks from A Psychedelic Six-Pack of Sound on Episode #46 of the Downstate Sounds radio show!