Ahmet Ertegun of Atlantic Records may very well be the true founder of The Drifters Ertegun was the driving force behind Atlantic’s success with Solomon Burke, Ruth Brown, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Percy Sledge, Aretha Franklin and Wilson Pickett. He convinced Crosby, Stills and Nash to join up with Neil Young. He discovered The
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Stars of the Sixties in Stafford, TX
Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 7:30 PMStafford Centre
10505 Cash Rd
Stafford TX 77477
Phone: (281) 208-6900
In the entire history of rock and roll, only 9 bands have charted more hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 than The Grass Roots – 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. The Grass Roots will be joined by Brian Hyland (“Sealed With a Kiss”, “Gypsy Woman”, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”) and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Terry Sylvester of The Hollies (“The Air that I Breathe”, “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”, “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress”).