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http://www.theteemates.com/about/ The Teemates, four young boys who started a band, became locally famous, appeared on TV shows, made records and an album, had songs on the charts, played all over New York and Jersey, were scheduled to appear on The Ed Sullivan Show and may have made it except Uncle Sam thought he needed some of us more in Vietnam ! The Teemates had never performed in public until their appearance at the 1964 World’s Fair, and their uncanny ability to sound like The Beatles, opened many doors for them. Best known for their Jet Set Dance Disco LP, The Teemates also attracted the attention of Scott Muni and became the house band at his “Rolling Stone” Disco in New York. The Teemates’ popularity 40 years later still provides rhythm guitarist Bobby
Polhemus) plenty of opportunities to perform, (ie-After this Bio from the TeemMates Web Page Bobby retired in 2019 e Teemates support and performed with notable top 40 artists including: Chubby Checker The Ronettes Jackie Wilson The Shangra-Las Jerry Lee Lewis The Flamingos Little Anthony and the Imperials Otis Redding The Teemates artists friends included a dynamic lot when playing at the “Metropole Cafe on Broadway” Some of the more famous friends included: Gene Krupa Lionel Hampton Eric Burdon and the Animals The Angels Scott Muni- WABC DJ and club owner Bruce Morrow “Cousin Bruce”- The most Famous WABC DJ Dino Danneli from the Rascals.