The Wailers (seminal 50s-60s Tacoma instrumental garage rock)
Seminal late 50's-60's instrumental garage rock band from Tacoma, WA. Nothing to do with Bob Marley, Studio One, or Jamaica.
The Wailers, often credited as The Fabulous Wailers, were an American rock band from Tacoma, Washington. They became popular around the United States Pacific Northwest around the late 1950s and the start of the 1960s, performing saxophone-driven R&B and Chuck Berry rock and roll. Their biggest hit was "Tall Cool One", first released in 1959, and they have been credited as being "one of the very first, if not the first, of the American garage bands."Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license