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Vince Ippolito


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Vince Ippolito grew up in Chicago has been in the recording industry for over 50 years. He started playing drums at the age of eleven.
In 1967 he formed and led the band "Purple Cucumber" which became "PC Limited", then "Happy Day". By the age of seventeen he was playing on Rush street in Chicago and in clubs and concerts throughout the midwest. At the age of eighteen he signed his first recording contract with Mercury/Smash Records. As his career progressed his band signed with UNI/MCA Records and Elektra Records through out the years. He and his band performed with groups such as Chicago, Ray Stevens, Roy Clark, Bob Seeger, Janis Joplin, Bobby Sherman, Chuck Berry, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Charlie Rich, The Kingston Trio, Styx, Bobby Sherman, The Bellamy Brothers and Ronnie Milsap to name a few.
In 1970 he ventured out into producing commercials for Radio and T.V. with Bruce Bendinger and Roger Pauly. Since then he co- produced and played drums on T.V. and Radio commercials for The Chicago Transit Authority, Blue Cheer,7up,Uncle Bens Rice, Oldsmobile, Nova Celluar, Popeyes Chicken, (with Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, & Dr. John, and the Neville Bros.), Archway Cookies, Kraft Co., Ferrara Pan Candy (Chgo, Black Hawks), Consumer Electronics Show, Chicago Bulls, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, WHAS Radio & T.V., Eddy Schwartz Theme song for WGN radio, out takes for Wally Philips radio show WGN, Dick Biondi (Hall of Fame), NFL Films Chicago Bears "Monsters of The Midway"


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