Gary Lewis & the Playboys

July 31, 1945
Gary LewisVocals, drums, guitar
Al RamseyGuitar1965-1967
John WestGuitar1965-1967
David WalkerKeyboards1965-1967
David CostellBass1965-1967

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John WaiteSongwriter Interviews

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Don FelderSongwriter Interviews

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