Plymouth Rockers, Ltd.
Evolved into The Gazebo
Vashon Island, Washington
1965 -1969


Andy Larson ~
Larry Engel ~ Lead Guitar
Dick Frombach ~ Bass
Ron Frombach ~ Guitar
Tony Ortega ~ Drums
Steve Self ~ Saxophone, Harp, Flute
Bruce WIlliams ~ Guitar, Trumpet

As I recall, The Plymouth Rockers were in the finals of Pat O'Day's Teen Fair, and lost in the final Battle of the Bands to the Bandits from Mercer Island.

Sometime after that, they decided costumes were as passe as their name and they became The Gazebo.  When this happened, there was some shuffling of the members, and the new lead singer was a kid named Tom Peck.  Yes, he was phenomenal, in the mold of really young lead singers like Van Morrison.  I think they dropped the organ player, but can't be sure.  I was at a practice of theirs in the winter of 1968-69, which I remember only because The White Album had just come out.

Rob Eiring, May 2011

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Last Update:  27 May 2-11
Credits:  Tony Ortega, Norton Records, Steve Horswill, Rob Eiring

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