Friday, June 12, 2009

Richmond, Virginia Garage Rock - "Hey Joe" by the Hazards, 1967.

"Hey Joe" by the Hazards, a six-piece band from Richmond, VA.
Check out this amazing site called Garage Hangover to read (and hear) about the Hazards and other rock bands - and rock shows - in Virginia from the 1960s. "Hey Joe" by the Hazards is from June of 1967 and was released on the Groove label. The band was made up of students from various local high schools. Soon after the release of "Hey Joe" one of the original members left and was replaced by Steve Bassett, a student at Douglas S. Freeman High who has had a very successful career in music.
- Ray Bonis.

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