The Sensations - Photo Courtesy of Allen Lynn
The Sensations - Photo Courtesy of Allen Lynn
The Sensations
Tacoma, Washington
2001 - 2004


Cynthia Boggs ~ Vocals
Peter Bonow ~ Bass, Vocals
Barry Caldwell ~ Trumpet
Diz Carroll ~ Saxophone
Sheryl Clark ~ Saxophone
Dave Croston ~ Guitar, Keyboards, Saxophones, Vocals
Kevin England ~ Trumpet
Allen Lynn ~ Drums
Rex Nikula ~ Organ, Piano, Keyboards
Andy Omdahl ~ Trumpet
Sue Orfield ~ Saxophone
Gaye Winsor ~ Vocals

The Sensations formed from members of the Marvelles.  The Sensations played a harder-edged set of tunes, drawing more from Stax than Motown, more from Soul than girl-groups.  Dave Croston continued his remarkable arranging on tunes like “Superstition”, Peter sang more leads, and we continued to have loads of fun on stage.  There’s a lot of love in this room, ladies and gentleman!

Peter Bonow, January 2007

 I played with the group that broke away from the Marvelles. We were called the Sensations

 Allen Lynn, February 2007

Some of the Pacific Northwest music groups represented  in members of this group include: The Burning Sensations, Funky Robot, Logrythm, Spys, The Econotones, Marvelles, Toasters, Type A Band, Larry Hill and Extraordinaire, Tim Hall Band, The Wailers, Jumbo Groove, and many other Northwest bands.

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Last Update:  24 February 2007
Credits: Peter Bonow, Allen Lynn
 Band # 2118