The Troggs will be forever remembered for their primitive rock anthem“Wild Thing”, a No. 1 hit in the US in June 1966, selling many million copies. Hailing from the town of Andover in southern England, The Troggs (short for Troglodytes) consisted of Reg Presley on vocals, Chris Britton, guitar, Pete Staples, bass guitar and Ronnie
Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman formed a rock group with drummer Don Murray and bassist Chuck Portzin in Westchester, California in 1965 and called it “The Crossfires”. DJ and club owner Reb Foster assisted The Crossfires and they signed with White Whale Records, becoming in the process a folk rock group known as The Turtles.
In 1959, Bob Bogle and Don Wilson, formed the nucleus of the original music group, The Ventures. The duo was joined about a year later by Nokie Edwards and Howie Johnson to record “Walk, Don’t Run”, which hit Billboard’s Singles Chart on July 18,1960 and peaked at #2. Since that spectacular beginning, The Ventures — later