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Vince Vance is wonderful.

Try their christmas album first. Then go from there. He is definatley a wonderful preformer and A creative and talented singer. Give them a try.

Bomb Iran

The group is also known for its still-controversial 1980 song entitled "Bomb Iran", which was recorded in the midst of the Iranian hostage crisis and sung to the tune of "Barbara Ann" by The Beach Boys and The Regents. "Bomb Iran" was "The Most Requested Song in the United States", according to Billboard Magazine, in 1980 for several weeks during the heighth of the Iranian Hostage Crisis, garnering much radio play and millions of dollars worth of free publicity [Newsweek, US News & World Report, Playboy, Rolling Stone, etc.] for the band and its already notorious live stage antics. Perhaps you are too young to remember the parody of the Beach Boys song, but this song has nothing to do with the current crisis in the middle east. Tensions were high and there was a lot of hatred in the United States against Iran and Lebanon due to the hostage crisis. The hostages were finally released when Ronald Reagan took office.

V V and the V's w/the beautiful V'ettes are awesome

"Vince Vance" is a wonderful human being. For 13 years his Dallas based band performed at a Christmas charity event and never once raised his fees. He is a man with a heart, a fabulous voice, and a wonderful "valiant" group of highly talented performers. krayrph


Genre: Rock

The act behind the sentimental, evergreen holiday favorite "All I Want for Christmas Is You," Vince Vance & the Valiants kicked off their career on the other side of the spectrum, climbing the charts in the early '80s with the novelty number, and Iran hostage crisis answer song, "Bomb Iran." Formed in 1971 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the large group (six, seven, or more members with a full horn section and trio of background singers) was known for its theatrical, and comical, stage show. Touring and...
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I Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans, Vince Vance & The Valiants
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  • Partial Album
  • Genres: Rock, Music
  • Released: Feb 15, 1995

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