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Freddie and the Dreamers
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Musicians
    (1959-1976)
    Freddie Garrity, vocals (November 14, 1940-May 19, 2006)
    Pete Birrell, bass (May 9, 1941- )
    Roy Crewsdon, guitar (May, 20 1941- )
    Bernie Dwyer, drums (September, 11 1940-December, 2002)
    Derek Quinn guitar (May 24, 1942- )
    Formed in Manchester, England
    Songs include ‘Do the Freddie,’ ‘I’m Telling You Now,’ and ‘If You Gotta Make a Fool Of Somebody’
    They didn’t write most of their material.
    Freddie Garrity was only 5'3.
    They weren’t taken seriously as musicians.
    Freddie Garrity created a dance for ‘Do the Freddie,’ in which he would run around the stage swinging his arms and legs out to his sides.
    They attempted to comeback in 1976, but were unsuccessful.
    They opened for Roy Orbison and The Beatles.
    They appeared on ‘Hullabaloo,’ ‘The Ed Sullivan Show,’ and ‘Shindig.’
    They gained popularity by Garrity’s zany on-stage antics.
    They were the comic relief of the British Invasion.
    Chubby Checker recorded a cover version of ‘Do the Freddie.’
    Drummer Bernie Dwyer died of cancer in 2002.

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