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Rick's Continentals

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A Southern Rock & Roll music band from Mississippi prominent during the mid 1960s best knows for their Smash Hits ” Live It Up” and”I Don’t Know”. The group’s home was Meridian, Ms. They were active throughout the southeast in concerts, private bookings and television broadcasts from 1965-1968. They performed Southern Style Rock & Roll, Pop, Classic Rock, Instrumentals, Soul and classic standard music. Rick’s Continental band was contemporary with groups like Paul Davis and the Endless Chain, David And The Giants, John Fred And The Playboys and The Jagged EDJ. The band recorded with Paul Davis and George Soule on their first two records and toured with Jimmy Ellidge performing his great hits like “Funny
How Time Slips Away” and “She’s Only Seventeen”.

Band Members:

Stan Suire, Lead Guitar
Ray Vaughn, Rhythm Guitar
Rick Spence, Lead Vocals
Bob Minnis, Bass Guitar
Darrell Ross, Drums
Richard Coard, Producer and Manager

Their Smash Hit, Live It Up, played throughout the country gaining considerable popularity in the southeast and the northeast US. Live It up was a national hit charting in the Top 100 on the Billboard charts. In other regional locations in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida panhandle and Louisanna, Live It Up reached No. 1 on these local area Top 40 Tunedex surveys (the most requested songs) and remained in the Top 40 listings for weeks. Under the management of Rip Cord, the group became popular performing in concerts, radio and television broadcasts throughout Mississippi and other southern areas.

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