The Moguls — “Ski Bum”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — May 25, 2022


462) The Moguls — “Ski Bum”

’66 B-side by the Moguls from Eugene, Oregon is a garage rock classic dishing out some great career advice — be a ski bum! says:

[T]his outfit was originally known as The Centurians but changed their name to The Moguls in December 1964. Their manager was convinced that after “surf” music, “ski” music would be the next big thing. So he hired two go-go dancers in ski-bunny outfits and clad the group in ski pants, turtlenecks and ski boots. This single featuring “Round Randy” Bryson on keyboards and vocals, is the second of three issued by the group, all of which are rare. It reportedly was produced by a member of Don and the Goodtimes.

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