STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE

Latest update on 20/08/2001

Artist: Jayhawks
Author: James Johnson/Ernestine Smith
Label: Flash
Year: 1956

Band from L.A. with coauthor James Johnson. Label hopping name changers: at Chess they became The Vibrations, at Arvee The Marathons. Not to be confused with the nineties' Jayhawks.

Covers:

1956:

Cadets [with Prentice Moreland instead of Ted Taylor as high tenor; his yell: "Great googa mooga let me outta here" deserves Tutti Frutti status]

1956:

Gadabouts

1961:

Vibrations [same band as the originals (see note)]

1969:

Commander Cody

1974:

New York Dolls

1982:

David Johansen

1984:

Mighty Flyers

1996:

Nylons

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