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About The Crossfires

Although they were a pretty fair surf group, the Crossfires' real claim to fame is that the group somehow evolved into the pop/folk-group stars the Turtles in the mid-'60s. Before that transformation, they managed to release two local singles, and a fair amount of unreleased studio and live material surfaced many years later. An average or slightly average surf combo with a high wackiness quotient, their very best tunes ("Fiberglass Jungle" and "Out Of Control") have a genuine driving menace, although the bulk of their repertoire was fairly standard-issue surf-cum-frat rock. Their second single, "One Potato Two Potato," showed them edging toward garage rock, and offered the only rough clue to the direction they would take as the Turtles. ~ Richie Unterberger

  • ORIGIN
    Westminster, CA
  • GENRE
    Rock
  • FORMED
    1963

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