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Johnny and the Shy Guys Memorabilia, circa 1960
MISC MSS 334
Table of Contents
- This file contains a scrap of paper with the autographs of Johnny and the Shy Guys band members at that time: Leslie "Les" King (drums), Donald Bauer, Larry Ball (bass), and John "Johnny" Bernadot (lead guitar and vocals).
- Collection Title
- Johnny and the Shy Guys Memorabilia
- Date of Materials
- circa 1960
- The Shy Guys.
- Call Number
- MISC MSS 334
- 0.01 cubic feet (1 folder)
- Language of Materials
- MISC 66
- La Crosse Public Library Archives
[Identification of item], Johnny and the Shy Guys Memorabilia, MISC MSS 334, La Crosse Public Library Archives, La Crosse, WI
Johnny and the Shy Guys was a rock 'n' roll band from La Crosse, Wisconsin, that was active in the 1960s and was managed by Al Schultz of Little Fort Records in Waukegan, Illinois.The musical style of the group was a combination of surf music, garage rock, and rock 'n' roll. The band toured Wisconsin and Illinois actively during the 1960s and recorded several 45's and singles with Little Fort Records, Regal Records West, and also "Ma" Records at Shorty's Beer Stube in La Crosse. Band members included Leslie "Les" King (drums and vocals), Donald Bauer, Rudy von Ruden (vocals), Larry Ball (bass), and John "Johnny" Bernadot (vocals and lead guitar). Recorded hits by the band included "Shorty's Shack," "From Me to You" (written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney), "Moon Dawg," "Till the End of Time," and "You are My Sunshine."
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(Accession no. 2016.120) Donated by Sue Tyson via the La Crosse County Historical Society, October 2016
Controlled Access Headings
- La Crosse County Historical Society (Wis.).
- Tyson, Sue
- Bands (Music)--Wisconsin--La Crosse