Monday, May 10, 2010

Dee Jay & The Runaways - Peter Rabbit (1966)


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Members:Denny Story, John D. Senn, Gary Lind, Jim Wiener, Bob Godfredsen, Dennis Kintzi, Sam French, and Tom Vallie

When you think of Iowa 60's Rock and Roll, the name of Dee Jay & The Runaways is a constant with that process.This Spirit Lake, Iowa based group is responsible for putting Iowa on the mid 60's rock and roll map with their hit recording of "Peter Rabbit".

 It charted on Billboard's Top 40 in 1965 and remained on the national charts for fourteen weeks in late 1965 and early 1966... Read more..
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1 LOVE BUG CRAWL
2 THE PICK UP
3 BONEY MARONIE
4 JENNY JENNY
5 PETER RABBIT
6 THREE STEPS TO HEAVEN
7 ARE YOU READY
8 GORILLA SONG
9 SHE'S A BIG GIRL
10 NOT YOUR FRIEND
11 KEEP ON RUNNING
12 DON'T YOU EVER
13 DOES NOT MATTER
14 MY GIRL
15 SMALL TOWN GIRL
16 SUNSHINE MORNING
17 AND I KNOW
18 TAKE A LOOK
19 TENDER LOVE
20 WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING
21 PULL IT OFF
22 DOWN IN THE DUMPS
23 GOOD LOVING
24 SATISFACTION
25 LOUIE LOUIE
26 LITTLE LATIN LUPE LU
27 CANDY MEN
28 THE GORILLA # 2
29 BLUE CHEVELLE
30 MALU BOO
31 DEAR SUE
32 CHEVELLE STOMP
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DEE JAY AND THE RUNAWAYS were arguably the biggest band to have come out of Iowa during the 1960s. Their 45, "Peter Rabbit," released in 1966 remains the Hawkeye State's single of all time, selling over 400,000 copies worldwide. It reached in Canada and Brazil! The Runaways appeared on national TV shows such as "Where The Action Is," "Upbeat," as well as giving concerts across the United States. They were the featured attraction in the reunion show which took place on September 1, 1996.

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