An 18 year old Jim Messina, before joining Buffalo Springfield or Poco,and becoming a well known 70's folk rocker with Kenny Loggins, released an instrumental surf rock album circa '64 that was credited to "Jim Messina and his Jesters".
Besides Messina on lead guitar, members included guitarists Bill Beckman and Ron House,Jim Sholstedt on bass, Dave Archuleta on saxophone, and Larry Cundieff on drums. They won a lot of local mid-60's band competitions in Southern California… read more
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