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The Limeliters

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Biography

Highly successful, and still highly-regarded, pop-folk group. Initially organized in Aspen, Colorado, in 1958, at the Limelite Hotel, hence the name, the group originally consisted of Alex Hassilev and Glenn Yarbrough, who were joined by the late Dr. Louis Gottlieb when they went to the West Coast about a year later.

Discovered on the small club circuit by Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman, they made their first album for his label in 1959. However, it was when they signed with RCA Victor the following year that their national careers really took off. Read more...

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