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The Standells are a rock and roll band from Los Angeles, California who, like The Seeds, exemplify the garage rock style.

The band was formed in 1962 by lead singer/organist Larry Tamblyn and guitarist Tony Valentino. The Standells' first hit single was Dirty Water, which reached #11 on the Billboard charts on June 11, 1966.

Other hits included Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White, Why Pick On Me, Riot On Sunset Strip…

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  • Brilliant :)
  • the ultimate garage band....
  • A warm sound of the soul which we have heard too many times, but it's still a pleasure that is renewed at every listening. Garage-Psych. -.-.-.-. om hari om .....
  • Ben quoi ? Késs Cé Kseu Biiinnnnssss ??? On peut pas en avoir ??
  • "Love that dirty water' GO SOX!!!!!!
  • dirty water = good tune
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  • Thanks for the kind comments about the Standells. If you want to read the group's complete biography, see photos, and find out what the Standells are up to these days, please go to their official Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Standells/66472034311?ref=ts

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