The Shags - Photo Courtesy of Stan Boutilier
CFUN radio station awarded band to Garibaldi Secondary School, Maple Ridge
The Shags
Vancouver, British Columbia
1965 ~ 1966


Howie Atherton ~ Drums
Mike Bosley ~ Guitar
Stan Boutilier ~ Guitar
Gary Webstad ~ Guitar

Jerry Lipinski replaced Stan Boutilier and the band became Long Time Comin'

Stan Boutilier, November 2004
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The Shags used Vancouver Recording Services February 1965.
Lots of bands from Vancouver may remember these discs.
Stan Boutilier, June 2008

The Shags at the Pacific National Exhibition Teen Fair - Courtest of Stan Boutilier

You may have seen The Shags at:

Weddings to Community Centers and lots of great house parties.
Burrard Y.M.C.A.
Commodore (battle of the bands)
Commodore (played with Dal Richards Band) A University of BC Event
Pacific National Exhibition (Teen Fair)
Greater Vancouver Motorcycle Club

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Last Update:  19 May 2011
Credits:  Stan Boutilier

Band # 1541