The Novas

Profile:
US-American teen garage punk combo from Minnesota formed around 1964.
The original line up who recorded the first 45 "The Crusher / Take 7" included Bob Nolan (guitar, vocals), Jim Ronald (guitar, vocals), Jim Owens (bass), John Eckley (lead guitar) and the 13 year old Jeff Raymond (drums).
After the January 1965 Midwest tour Eckley and Ronald left the band, replaced by Ross Ingram on guitar, and later Ted Berquist (who'd played with Ingram in The Vilados) replaced Owens.
Banned by the booking agency, in 1965 The Novas released their 2nd and last 45 "Novas Coaster / On The Road Again".

In 1999 Norton Records reissued the first 45 with 2 unreleased bonus tracks.
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The Novas Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

RCA1360 The Novas - Push A Little Harder album art The Novas Push A Little Harder(7") RCA Victor RCA1360 UK 1963 Sell This Version
The Novas - The Crusher / Take 7 album art The Novas The Crusher / Take 7 (Single) Parrot US 1964 Sell This Version
TT 713 The Novas - Novas Coaster / On The Road Again album art The Novas Novas Coaster / On The Road Again(7", Single) Twin Town TT 713 US 1965 Sell This Version
EP 075 The Novas - The Crusher album art The Novas The Crusher(7", EP) Norton Records (2) EP 075 US 1999 Sell This Version