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The Gentrys were an American band of the 1960s and early 1970s, known for their one hit "Keep on Dancing". In the music industry, a one-hit wonder is an artist who is generally known for only one hit single. ...


Founded in 1963 and hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, the seven-member group included Larry Raspberry as the lead vocalist on the million-selling "Keep on Dancing", which reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1965. They appeared on Hullabaloo, Shindig!, and Where the Action Is, and toured with The Beach Boys and Sonny and Cher as well as playing on Dick Clark bills. However, two follow-up singles failed to break into the top 40, and the group disbanded in 1966. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Guest host Petula Clark introducing her new single, Round Every Corner, on the October 25, 1965 broadcast Hullabaloo was a musical variety series that ran on NBC from January 12, 1965 through August 29, 1966. ... Shindig! was the name of a music variety show which was aired every week on the American ABC network from September 16, 1964 to January 8, 1966. ... The Beach Boys are a pop music group formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961, whose popularity has lasted into the 21st century. ... Sonny and Cher were an American rock and roll duo, made up of husband and wife team Sonny Bono and Cher in the 60s and 70s. ... Richard Wagstaff Clark (born November 30, 1929), more commonly known as Dick Clark, is an American television entertainer. ...


Original member Jimmy Hart reformed The Gentrys in 1969 with himself as lead singer, but three attempts at singles again fell short of the top 40. Hart subsequently found much greater fame and success in professional wrestling, as a manager and composer nicknamed "The Mouth of the South". Jimmy Hart The Mouth of the South Jimmy Hart (also known as The Colonel) (born January 1, 1944 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestling manager, executive, composer and musician. ... Bruno Sammartino wrestles with Stan The Man Stasiak. ... In professional wrestling, a manager is a non-wrestler character who is paired with a wrestler. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ...


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