Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The Strangest Con In Rock History

The True Story Of The Fake Zombies, The Strangest Con In Rock History: In 1969, the Zombies had a huge hit single, despite having broken up two years earlier. To meet the unexpected demand, one promoter did the only sensible thing: Hire four kids from Texas to tour America pretending to be a defunct British psych-rock band.

5 comments:

Deb said...

A great article--with a Texas/ZZ Top connection.

Bill Crider said...

Texas led the way!

Mel Odom said...

This is a Sheriff Dan Rhodes mystery waiting to be written!!!

Cap'n Bob said...

Spill it, Bill. You were one of those fake Zombies, weren't you?

Bill Crider said...

Ah, would that it were so.