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The Chocolate Watch Band

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There were two bands with similar names but different spellings.

1. The Chocolate Watchband from the USA
2. The Chocolate Watch Band from the UK

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Never coming close to a hit single , San Jose’s Chocolate Watchband nonetheless waxed some of the greatest fusions of The Rolling Stones’ sneering R’n’B and -- on their Ed Cobb-produced 1966-67 sides, particularly SWEET YOUNG THING, Are You Gonna Be There (At The Love-In), I AIN’T NO MIRACLE WORKER and MISTY LANE. An appearance in the exploitation flick Riot On Sunset Strip guaranteed some notoriety, but the band eventually dissolved after Jaggeresque lead singer Dave Aguilar left in late 1967.A cult classic the band remains a diamond from the 60s garage scene.

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  • alesorius

    @MusicMagic77: Check out their album covers (for instance, this). There's everywhere "The Chocolate Watch Band."

    26 Oct 2014 Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    By Wikipedia English and Allmusic their name is "The Chocolate Watchband" ...

    28 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Color_Of_Sound

    Awesome... and essential in any psych rock collection...

    28 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Riff55

    How the hell could two bands have come up with this name? [2]

    17 Feb 2014 Reply
  • RussellChap

    Rubbish bio

    30 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Songs_of_Myself

    How the hell could two bands have come up with this name?

    8 Nov 2013 Reply
  • genegir

    @Seederman. Look at his cover LPs. "Chocolate Watch Band" - US garge band.

    22 May 2013 Reply
  • Seederman

    I sure wish Last.fm would listen to suggested spell changes, but obviously they don't. "The Chocolate Watch Band" was a little known UK group. "The Chocolate Watchband" (one word) is the legendary US garage band.

    27 Apr 2013 Reply
  • bliksala

    ;-)

    6 Jan 2013 Reply
  • folkfag00

    they had roughly zero creativity and virtually no unique features, how exactly do you think they could have gone far?

    5 Sep 2012 Reply
  • kanto_sho

    Great band, less covers and they would have gone far

    28 Jul 2012 Reply
  • StarfishSeastar

    inner mystique is super [2]

    24 May 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Are You Gonna Be There (At The Love-In)...not a flowery invitation by Dave Aguilar but a snarling rage against conformity and mediocrity...great tune/great band

    8 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Robert161989

    right psy

    19 Mar 2012 Reply
  • pablo323

    @EddyGarage: I agree with you, just enjoyyyyyyy music

    25 Feb 2012 Reply
  • CrimbleCrimson

    In The Past is my favorite song. <3

    14 Jan 2012 Reply
  • EddyGarage

    As strange as it may sound I think from 65-70 they never thought that something like lastfm would exist and that the correct spelling of their name would be such a big problem. And if they still don't give a crap about it, why should we? Let's just enjoy their stuff.

    22 Oct 2011 Reply
  • iconan

    Pure magic fluid psychedelic garage space. . . -.-.-. om hari om .....

    19 Oct 2011 Reply
  • electricchurch

    inner mystique is super

    30 Sep 2011 Reply
  • LusciousSpirit

    !!

    24 Aug 2011 Reply
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