The Buoys was a pop/rock band from the early 1970s. Its membership included Bill Kelly, Fran Brozena, Jerry Hludzik, Carl Siracuse and Chris Hanlon, based in the Wilkes-Barre-Scranton, Pennsylvania area. Bob Gryziec was the original bass player and a member of the group when they recorded "Timothy."
They are most famous for their recording of Rupert Holmes's "Timothy", a song deliberately written to get banned, based on a theme of cannibalism. Holmes himself selected the group to record the song, although The Glass Prism had been his first choice. Because The Glass Prism were under contract to RCA, Holmes and C. Michael Wright had to go to their Plan B. Recorded at Scepter Recording Studios in New York City and released by Scepter Records, with whom the Buoys had been signed but previously ignored, the song hit No. 17 on US charts in 1971. The song was recorded after the 1963 mine cave-in inЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- The Buoys [1971, альбом]
- The Very Best Of [1993, сборник]
- Golden Classics [01.07.1993, сборник]
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