Anyone Remember The Wild Things Rock Band?

Anyone Remember The Wild Things Rock Band?

Joined: September 27th, 2008, 8:48 pm

September 27th, 2008, 8:50 pm #1

Does anyone remember an all-female rcok band called the Wild Things in the mid-60's who played in the Upper Arlington area? Any info?

Thanks!

Doc

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Joined: May 28th, 2007, 1:24 pm

September 28th, 2008, 4:05 am #2

I do remember the Wild Things. I don't remember them as having any talent or energy. They played like robots, and went back to their single eponymous song way too much. I don't think I'm not being overly critical in my memory, because I remember having that opinion when I was 16. I don't recall thinking they were hot either, and I did have inclusive taste in beauty back then. Generally if a girl had long bangs and eye makeup, I was ensnared. The Wild Things had some first rate musical equipment though. Melody Makers...maybe some Rickenbacker guitars....I can't recall exactly but I remember I was impressed at the time. Thanks for bringing it up Doc. Good memories.
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Sue Ayres Lynch
Sue Ayres Lynch

October 1st, 2008, 5:27 am #3

Does anyone remember an all-female rcok band called the Wild Things in the mid-60's who played in the Upper Arlington area? Any info?

Thanks!

Doc

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Wasn' that the band Tia Correalle was in?
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Joined: May 28th, 2007, 1:24 pm

October 2nd, 2008, 10:53 am #4

No...really? Surely I'd remember. If thats truly the case, I'm dreadfully mistaken in my recollection. Big time Wild Thing groupie here.
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October 2nd, 2008, 3:27 pm #5

What info I have been able to gather so far has been posted here (also included two photos):

http://doclehman.wordpress.com

You can find it towards bottom of the page or click on the 'Wondering About The WILD THINGS article/link.
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Sue Ayres Lynch
Sue Ayres Lynch

October 5th, 2008, 8:54 pm #6

No...really? Surely I'd remember. If thats truly the case, I'm dreadfully mistaken in my recollection. Big time Wild Thing groupie here.
As I recall, in another thread, she mentioned singing with a girl group for a brief time, and I remember that she did sing with someone. I'll see if i can find her previous post.
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Sue Ayres Lynch
Sue Ayres Lynch

October 5th, 2008, 9:00 pm #7

Yep. Here's Tia's reply to the thread, "What UA or other local bands did you see in high school, where, and what about now? posted by 80's Grad on April 24, 2008 at 9:40 PM:

I remember the Cheerful Earful, Chapter 7, Electras aka Fifth Order, and the No Exit Jug Band from UA. We had so many good players around back in those days. Who else? Frank Pierce & Stu Alexander had a band, I can't believe I don't remember their name. I was the lead singer for the Wild Things for a short time, too. Move over, Rover... the bass player was also from UA, the other girls were from different schools. We did Jimi Hendrix songs.
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Joined: September 27th, 2008, 8:48 pm

October 6th, 2008, 1:21 am #8

Thanks for the info! Much appreciated.
If anyone else has more info on the band, and any other members, please leave your info here or at: <a href="http://www.doclehman.wordpress.com</a" target="_new" rel="nofollow">http://www.doclehman.wordpress.com</a>

Sue, you mentioned several bands, a couple of which I have heard of. You (and others) may be interested in these photos and small write up on the Cheerful Earful that appears on the Buckeye Beat website. You can find it here:

<a href="http://www.buckeyebeat.com/comboframe.html</a" target="_new" rel="nofollow">http://www.buckeyebeat.com/comboframe.html</a>

Click on the CHEERFUL EARFUL link!

Members named include Steve Stevenson, Ben Messana, Rick Wilson, Jeff D'Angelo, Charlie Bleak and George Macklin.
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Sue Ayres Lynch
Sue Ayres Lynch

October 23rd, 2008, 8:31 pm #9

Oops! The link didn't work. Darn it! I'm still in touch with Charlie Bleak and Robert "Steve" Stevenson, so I have a lot of articles about the Cheerful Earful, and even access to some DVDs. Great band, no doubt!

Still, the original The Gears beat them in the Battle of the Bands. LOL. I have to mention that, since my husband was in The Gears at the time. Dr. Stevenson almost always brings it up when we see him. :-D
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Tia 70
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May 6th, 2009, 7:24 pm #10

No...really? Surely I'd remember. If thats truly the case, I'm dreadfully mistaken in my recollection. Big time Wild Thing groupie here.
They wanted to update their image and asked me to be lead singer. I was only in it for a few months, knew the bass player from UA who was good, the other two I wouldn't even recognize. Not really my type of crowd, so I moved on. We played around the state, but I don't remember much about it. Long time ago...
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