Posts Tagged ‘Pipeline’

RIP: Bob Bogle of The Ventures

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Bob Bogle, lead guitarist for The Ventures, passed away Sunday at the age of 75 from non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Formed in 1958, The Ventures had hit after hit – Telstar, Pipeline, Walk Don’t Run, Apache, Tequila – and their sound launched surf music and inspired thousands of bands.

When I was in elementary school, a kid up the street used to practice his drums to this record, and my friends and I thought he was the coolest:

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