In 2010, I was asked to edit and help publish an interview with Eugene Pitt, original lead singer of the Jive Five, as conducted by Bob Miner, for Keep Rockin’ magazine. With Gene’s passing, I thought it was appropriate for fans to hear his history in his own words and also read some kind words
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Stars of the Sixties in Lorain – 03/08/24
Friday, March 8, 2024 at 7:30 PMLorain Palace Theatre
Lorain OH 44052
Phone: (440) 245-2323
Stars of the 60s return to Lorain – it’s like 4 concerts in one night with 4 of the biggest hit-makers from the greatest era of American music ever! In the entire history of rock and roll, only 9 bands have had more hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 than The Grass Roots. They charted 29 singles, 13 of which went gold followed by 2 gold albums and 1 platinum album. For almost 50 years they have been one of the most recognized groups on Classic Rock stations across the country with over 20 million records sold worldwide. Hits include “Midnight Confessions,” “Temptation Eyes,” “I’d Wait a Million Years,” “Live for Today,” “Sooner or Later,” and dozens more. Joining them will be The Association who have sold over 80 million records, tapes, CDs and DVDs, earning 6 gold and 3 platinum discs along with 7 Grammy Award nominations. “Windy,” “Cherish,” “Along Comes Mary,” “Never My Love” and “Everything That Touches You” receive almost as much airplay today as they ever have. Plus, we’re bringing back two of the most-requested artists to ever hit our stage, The Classics IV (“Traces,” “Stormy,” “Spooky,” “Every Day with You Girl”) and The Cyrkle (“Red Rubber Ball,” “Turn Down Day”). Don’t miss this one-night-only reunion of 4 of the biggest Stars of the Sixties!