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The Sparkles

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The Sparkles

The Sparkles has been played on NTS in shows including Tom Furse, featured first on 23 May 2016. Songs played include Hipsville 29 B.C. (I Need Help), Hipsville 29 B.C. and Hipsville 29 B. C. (I Need Help).

This was a very popular combo in West Texas between 1957 and 1972. Forming in Levelland, Texas in 1957, line-up 'A' did some recording at Norman Petty's studios in 1958 but nothing made it onto vinyl. They broke up for a while but later reformed with line-up 'B' and an unknown bassist. They underwent several further personnel changes.

When Charlie Hatchet relocated to Lubbock to start a new…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Hipsville 29 B.C. (I Need Help)
The Sparkles
Sundazed Music2005
Hipsville 29 B.C. (I Need Help)
The SparklesSundazed Music2005
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Hipsville 29 B.C.
The Sparkles
Disques Festival1968
Hipsville 29 B.C.
The SparklesDisques Festival1968
Discogs
Hipsville 29 B. C. (I Need Help)
The Sparkles
Hickory Records1967
Hipsville 29 B. C. (I Need Help)
The SparklesHickory Records1967
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