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One of the most popular bands to ever come out of the Carolinas, The Catalinas have enjoyed continued success for over 35 years. The band is known for their recordings, their thousands of live performances including many concerts, and the antics of their very lively shows.

An early recording success was You Haven't The Right which was released in 1967 on Scepter Records. The year the public began associating The Catalinas with summertime and Myrtle Beach was 1975 when the group released the hit record Summertime's Calling Me. It was 1980 before the band followed with the Summertime's Calling Me album which included single releases of Dancin' - Romancin' and Facts of Love and a remake of You Haven't The Right.

The Catalinas are managed internally by Gary Barker of Statesville, North Carolina, who has been in the band for over 30 years. Gary is the guitarist and does much of the vocals. The other members of The Catalinas are: Barry Duke, lead vocals and sax; Jeppy White, vocals and trombone; Bob Nantz, vocals and trumpet; Ronnie Gittens, vocals and keyboard; Bruce Flynn, drums; and Ed Mann, vocals and bass guitar.

The latest recording effort is the release of The Catalinas Anthology CD, which goes back to the beginning, with recordings from the band back in the early 1960's up to present. If you like Beach Music - You'll love this new CD!

Print Song List

Bauchman Turner - Taking Care of Business
Billy Ward & the Dominos - Sixty Minute Man
Bob Seiger - Old Time Rock & Roll
Boz Scaggs - Sick 'N' Tired
Carl Carlton - Bad Mama Jama
Catalinas - Summertimes Calling Me
Catalinas - They Call Me Mister Bassman
Catalinas - Whatja Do That Fo'
Chairmen of the Board - Carolina Girls
Coasters - Zing Went The Strings
Commodores - Brick House
Cornelius Brothers - To Late to Turn Back Now
Delbert McClinton - She's Livin' It Up
Delbert McClinton - Standing on Shakey Ground
Delbert McClinton - Why Me
Drifters - Little Red Book
Drifters - This Magic Moment
Drifters - Under the Boardwalk
Earth, Wind & Fire - Get-A-Way
Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove Tonight
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
Futures - Part-Time Party-Time Man
Hardway Connection - It Must Be Love
James Taylor - How Sweet It Is
Jerry Butler - I Dig You Baby
John Michael Montgomery - I Swear
KC & the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
KC & the Sunshine Band - That's the Way I Like It
Kool & the Gang - Celebrate
Kool & the Gang - Funky Stuff
Kool & the Gang - Get Down On It
Kool & the Gang - Jungle Boogie
Kool & the Gang - Ladies Night
Kool & the Gang - Tonight
Lee Greenwood - God Bless the USA
Levi Stubbs - I Believe in You & Me
Lou Rawls - Sit Down & Talk to Me
Lou Rawls - Unforgettable
Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find
LTD - Back in Love
Midnight Star - No Parking on the Dancefloor
Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
O.C. Smith - Lover's Holiday
Platters - Harbor Lights
Platters - It's Twilight Time
Platters - My Prayer
Platters - Only You
Platters - Smoke Get's In Your Eyes
Platters - Washed Ashore
Platters - With This Ring
Platters - You've got the Magic Touch
Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
Sly & the Family Stones - I Wanna Take You Higher
Stevie Ray Vaughn - Pride & Joy
Tams - Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
Temptations - Lady Soul
The Tymes - Miss Grace
Tom Jones - Sexbomb
Tramps - Hold Back the Night
Wild Cherry, Etc. - Funky Music Whiteboy
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
Wilson Pickett - Stagger Lee

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