The Villains (2)

Garage rock band from Evansville, Indiana. They formed in the summer of 1963 and after some lineup changes recorded a couple of singles.
In 1967 they added a local Supremes tribute group called “The Passions” as backup singers and took on more of a white soul sound before splitting up in late 1967 or early 1968. They reunited for a tribute show in 1984 and performed together annually until 1997 when Bob Ledbetter suffered a stroke that left him unable to sing.

Original members include:
Steve Hacker - Bass
Larry Mattingly - Rhythm guitar, vocals
Alan Hoover - Lead guitar, backup vocals
Roger Walker - Drums, vocals
Bob Ledbetter - Lead vocalist

Joined in 1965/6:
Pat Ziemer - Drums
Bruce Blythe - Keyboards
Danny Brown - Keyboards

'The Passions' Joined in 1967:
Althea Mitchell
Sandy King
Cynthia Bennet


The Villains (2) Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

11001 The Villains (2) - Shortnenin' Bread album art The Villians* Shortnenin' Bread(7") Bullet (2) 11001 US 1966 Sell This Version

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