Cimmeron Show Review

The Cimmeron Show Review was originally a 1960s Revival Band originating in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA in 1972.
The group originally consisted of four University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students, Phil Barry, Scott Nelson, Gregg Tipple, and R.B.Smith. When they first started, the idea of the band was to make some extra money while they were in school. That plan included disbanding the group at graduation, which they did in the summer of 1973. After some consideration and a closer look at the success that they had, it occurred that they had done very well and made a good living doing it . R.B. Smith and Phil Barry returned to Oshkosh from New York and Chicago, respectively, and reformed the band in the spring of 1974. Cimmeron was a well rehearsed band with multiple costume changes and a well choreographed stage show. Perhaps they were best known for their strong vocals and their ability to do the complex harmonies. The fact that they were all good singers, they could recreate the vocals of Beach Boys and the Four Seasons. They used this formula to get the band started, and for many years to follow. With some creative marketing, they became a headliner band in a very short period of time. They had a large fan base and enjoyed considerable popularity in the Midwest from 1972 through 1979. Although there were brief stints by Bass Players Larry Wolf and Bobby Way, the majority of their 9-year run consisted of Phil Barry, R.B.Smith, Scott Nelson, and Jeff Kannenberg. Cimmeron released two 45 RPM singles in the years 1975 and 1976. They were "See Me Through" and "We Can Fly (Pass An Apple)" respectively. Greentree Records, Namesake Music, BMI. "See Me Through" made 13 play lists and "We Can Fly (Pass An Apple)" made 17 play lists Ref: Radio & Records 1975 and 1976
Band members
*Phil Barry - Lead vocals, Lead Guitar,
*R.B. Smith - Lead vocals, Guitar, Keys,
*Jeff Kannenberg - Lead vocals, Drums
*Scott Nelson - Lead vocals, Bass Guitar
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