Dedicated to the Memory of AmIAnnoying.com's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I Annoying.com
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
 Go
Advertising
In The News
 
Voting Station
Lemon Pipers
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Musicians
    (circa 1967-1968)
    (Circa 1960s)
    Based in Oxford, Ohio
    Dale Martin ‘Ivan' Browne (lead vocals, rhythm guitar)
    Bill Bartlett (lead guitar)
    Steve Walmsley (bass)
    R. G. Nave (keyboards, toys)
    Bill Albaugh (drums)
    Recorded ‘Green Tambourine' (#1, 1968)
    They were signed by Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz, widely regarded as pioneers in the bubble gum pop movement and bumblers in the music industry of the 1960s.
    They hated ‘Green Tambourine' but performed it under the threat of being fired by the Buddha record label. Their goal was to actually play drug-influenced music, not the commercially-feasible pop the Buddha label insisted upon.
    The follow-up to ‘Green Tambourine' - ‘Rice Is Nice' - bombed quickly.
    Bartlett had the dubious honor of being in two ‘one-hit-wonder' bands, the other being Ram Jam (‘Black Betty,' 1977).
    Contrary to so many ‘boy bands' past and present, they were not an artificial creation.
    Despite limited artistic control, they managed to have several 45s (singles on 7-inch vinyl at 45 revolutions per minute) giving songwriting credit to the entire group.
    They managed to make an impact on the British charts.
    'Rice is Nice' eventually sold well, but years after its original release.
    While ‘Green Tambourine' was considered psychedelic, ‘Jelly Jungle' (a later release) was considered pure bubble gum.

Credit: Cool It All Right?


    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 21 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 78.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 21 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 67 Votes: 68.66% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 112 Votes: 63.39% Annoying
 
Annoying Collections
Site News