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Keep on Dancing" is a rock song written by Allen A. Jones, Andrew Love and Richard Shann, originally recorded by the . R&B group, The Avantis (not to be confused with the surf rock band with the same name) on Argo Records in 1963, and covered by The Gentrys in 1965. The song was also covered by The Bay City Rollers in 1971. The Gentrys' version was first released on Youngstown 601 in 1965, but was soon nationally distributed by MGM Records
The Gentrys were an American band of the 1960s and early 1970s, best known for their 1965 hit "Keep on Dancing". A cover by the Bay City Rollers charted No. 9 in the UK in 1971. Follow-up singles charted outside of the Top 40: "Every Day I Have to Cry" (1966), "Spread It On Thick" (1966), "Cinnamon Girl" (1970), "Why Should I Cry" (1970), "Wild World" (1971), and a 'Bubbling Under' Billboard chart entry, "Brown Paper Sack" ( 1966).
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The Gentrys – The Gentrys. Label: Sun (9) – SUN 117. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Pop Rock, Classic Rock, Garage Rock.
The Gentrys got their start in Memphis, TN, in 1963. The original group was made up of seven members: vocalist Bruce Bowles, saxophonist Bobby Fisher, vocalist Jimmy Hart, trumpet player Jimmy Johnson, bassist Pat Neal, vocalist Larry Raspberry, and drummer Larry Wall. Their debut album, Keep on Da. .Their debut album, Keep on Dancing, climbed into the Top 100 due to the success of the title track. The group enjoyed minor success until 1966, when the band broke up. Originally, member Jimmy Hart decided to resurrect the band in 1969, now featuring himself on lead vocals. Raspberry would go on to start several more garage and soul groups, while Hart became a popular wrestling character, the "Mouth of the South," and would write music for both the WWF and WCW wrestling organizations. The band still had some minor success, but did not last long. Bradley Torreano, Rovi.
The Gentrys were an American band of the 1960s and early 1970s, best known for their 1965 hit "Keep on Dancing". In 1970 they recorded an album on Sam Phillips's Sun label and put two singles into the Billboard Hot 100: "Why Should I Cry" (which peaked at No. 61 on 7 March 1970) and "Cinnamon Girl", charting before Neil Young's version and peaking at No. 52 on June 13, 1970. The 1971 through 1972 line-up of The Gentrys included Hart on vocals, along with Wesley Stafford on lead guitar and vocals, Alan Heidelberg (drums) and Bobby Liles (bass).