The Buckinghams & The Box Tops

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Date(s) - Friday, February 17, 2023
8:00 pm

Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker


The Buckinghams formed in 1965 at the height of the British Invasion. After winning a “Battle of the Bands” contest in Chicago, the group recorded covers of hit songs before the debut of their first national hit Kind of a Drag, which went to #1 on the national pop charts. After signing with Columbia Records, they had back-to-back hits with Lawdy Miss Clawdy and Don’t You Care, began appearing on such programs as The Ed Sullivan Show and American Bandstand, and later released a hit remake of Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, followed by Susan and Hey.
+ The Box Tops
are members of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame and were once considered America’s premier blue-eyed soul group. Best known for hits like The Letter, which sold over four million copies and earned two Grammy Award nominations. Later hits included Cry Like a Baby, Neon Rainbow, I Met Her in Church and Sweet Cream Ladies, Forward March, all of which are considered minor classics.

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