Friday, May 17, 2013

Friday Nuggets: "Let's Talk About Girls" The Chocolate Watchband

One of the most beloved cult favorites of the garage rock era was the Chocolate Watchband from San Jose CA.

"Let's Talk About Girls" from 1967:

The  Chocolate Watchband didn't sell a lot of records but their crazed live performances were legendary and the band had a big influence on next generations of garage rockers. One of those is the great Irish band The Undertones who did this version of "Let's Talk About Girls" in 1979:

The Chocolate Watchband's web page features a detailed history written by lead singer David Aguilar that is a a great read:

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