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The Prowlers

from Vancouver BC
Broken Up - Confirmed: May. 24, 2019 (Archived)
The very first rock'n'roll concert in Vancouver Canada was at the Kerrisdale Arena on June 27th, 1956 with Bill Haley & the Comets promoted by teen DJ Jack Cullen who's Owl Prowl radio program was the big thing at the time. The opening act on that show was Vancouver's first rock'n'roll band "The Prowlers" named after Cullen's radio show where the band often played "live" on radio and gained serious popularity.
Les Vogt, November 2004

"Rock Me Baby / Most of All, Aragon 302, Dec. '57
"Get a Move On / I'm Feeling Sorry, Aragon 303, Feb. '58
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Past Members

Carl AshleyDrums1956-60s
Laurie BaderDrums1956-60s
Fred BennettGuitar1956-60s
Irene ButlerVocals1956-60s
Wayne Dinwoodie1956-60s
Johnny FaasGuitar1956-60s
Eric OlsonAccordion1956-60s
Carl RiesSaxophone1956-60s
Larry TillyerGuitar / BassVocals1956-60s


Status: Broken Up
- Last confirmed May. 24, 2019