The Ventures - Knock Me Out! - LBY 1252 -
(Condition 80-85%) - LP Record
The Ventures are an
American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington. Founded
by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, the group in its various incarnations has had an
enduring impact on the development of music worldwide. With over 100 million
records sold, the group is the best-selling instrumental band of all time. In
2008, the Ventures were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame. Their instrumental virtuosity, experimentation with guitar
effects, and unique sound laid the groundwork for innumerable groups, earning
them the moniker "The Band that Launched a Thousand Bands".
While their popularity in the United States waned in the 1970s, the group
remains revered in Japan, where they still tour regularly to this day.