To finish off the sound, they inject some harmonies that would make the Zombies wipe away a tear of pride." Their influences cover soul, reggae, funk and Motown, with artists such as Curtis Mayfield, Burt Bacharach, Up the Junction era Manfred Mann, The Kinks and Small Faces. In the USA The Bees are known as "A Band of Bees" to avoid confusion with two local bands of the same name (see below): 2. The Bees was a San Gabriel Valley garage band that released one single in October of 1966, "Voices Green And Purple" backed with "Trip to New Orleans" as the B-side, on the Covina, California-based Liverpool Label. No other singles by this band were issued. 3. Quirky New Wave/Punk band from New York with three 7" releases on their own label Obey My Brain - 4 song EP (1978), "TV Mentality" (1979), "Already In Love" (1979). 4.
The Bees formed when producer Jason Lehning met singer-songwriter Daniel Tashian. The Bees toured as an opening act for Guster in 2004 after the release of their debut album, Starry Gazey Pie. In early 2006 they released High Society. They are often cited in the local media as one of Nashville's best unsigned bands. 5.
The Bees were an R&B act that released a version of "My Ding-a-ling" in 1954 on the Imperial label, entitled "Toy Bell." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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