House Of The Rising Sun (4:40)

Cover of Frijid Pink

From Frijid Pink and 59 other releases


Detroit Vibrations

Frijid Pink began life as the Detroit Vibrations with Rick Stevers on drums and Tom Harris playing bass. While playing a gig at the Chatterbox in late 1967 Gary Thompson a brash but talented young guitarist, approached the band with the intent of becoming a member After auditioning, he along with another local guy with a powerful voice, Tom Beaudry, later known as Kelly Green, were invited to join the group. Dan Yehley, was also added to the band playing guitar.


With the line-up now set, the search began for a new name to fit the group. While painting his mother’s bathroom in the very trendy color at the time, Rick Stevers and Dan Yehley came out of the room with pink all over him including in their hair. With it being fashionable for women to have their hair frosted, Rick’s mother suggested ‘Frosted Pink’. That name just didn’t fly, but without losing her train of thought she looked over at her Frigidare refrigerator and blurted out “Frigid Pink!” The ‘g’ was changed to ‘j’ and the name was born.

Debut of Frijid Pink

The new line-up was still performing as the Detroit Vibrations using their original set list. While headlining a packed music theater called The Harbor Lights, in Ecorse, Michigan (where such groups as The First Edition Band featuring Kenny Rogers) the group played from their old set list dressed in their usual Motown look.


Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Albums featuring this track (60)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World 3:44 199,062
James Gang - Walk Away 3:33 44,282
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida 3:01 234,323
Atomic Rooster - Tomorrow Night 4:53 37,953
Cactus - Evil 16:07 9,412
Vanilla Fudge - You Keep Me Hangin' On 3:38 34,933

Listening Trend

36,932listeners all time
114,895scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.

Top Listeners