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For many parents in Orlando, Florida, Richard Peeples, also known as Mr. Richard, is a big-time musical talent, thanks to his popularity with their children. Peeples and his band, the Pound Hounds, entertain children with what he describes as…

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International Battle of the Bands Official Certificate for The Tropics, a Tampa-based band. The certificate proclaims, "Be it known that the bearer of this certificate has actively participated in the 1966 International Battle of the Bands at…

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A newspaper photograph from The Tampa Times on January 4, 1968, describing a concert with the bands The Tropics and The Rascals. In this photograph, a large banner hangs from the upper level that reads, "WORLD TEENAGE SHOW 1966 TOP CHAMPIONS," and…

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The Tropics, a Tampa-based band, taken on May 7, 1999, for their 30 year reunion show at the Coliseum, located at 535 Fourth Avenue North in St. Petersburg, Florida. The show was a benefit for All Children's Hospital. The Tropics, also known as "The…

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The Tropics, a Tampa-based band, with legendary soul performer, James Brown, at a private sorority party in Tampa in 1966. The Tropics, also known as "The Bitchin' Red Band" when performing on the Pier in Cocoa Beach, were founded in 1964 in Tampa,…

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The Tropics, a Tampa-based band, in 1965. The Tropics, also known as "The Bitchin' Red Band" when performing on the Pier in Cocoa Beach, were founded in 1964 in Tampa, Florida, consisting of Buddy Pendergrass on guitar and keyboard, Eric Turner on…

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The Tropics performing live at Planteen Recreation Center, located at 301 Dort Street in Plant City, Florida, in 1966. The Tropics, also known as "The Bitchin' Red Band" when performing on the Pier in Cocoa Beach, were founded in 1964 in Tampa,…

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The Tropics, a Tampa-based band, wearing ascots. In the back row from left to right is Eric Turner, Bobby Shea, and Buddy Pendergrass. In the front row from left to right is Mel Dryer and Charlie Souza.The Tropics, also known as "The Bitchin' Red…

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The Tropics, a Tampa-based band, wearing red and white costumes. From left to right is Bobby Shea, Mel Dryer, Buddy Pendergrass, Eric Turner, and Charlie Souza. The Tropics, also known as "The Bitchin' Red Band" when performing on the Pier in Cocoa…

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The Tropics, a Tampa-based band, wearing pinstripe suits. From left to right is Buddy Pendergrass, Mel Dryer, Charlie Souza, Bobby Shea, and Eric Turner. The Tropics, also known as "The Bitchin' Red Band" when performing on the Pier in Cocoa Beach,…

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A collection of ticket stubs and press passes from Orlando radio personality, Mick Dolan. The items are collectively mounted and framed, along with several guitar picks, business cards and stickers. Some of the ticket stubs include Twisted Sister at…

After performing for years as the "Piano Man" on numerous cruise ships, Ted White grew tired of travel and built a unique musical contraption. Since then, Ted performs regularly on the beach on his bicycle/keyboard that he built to resemble a grand…

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A newspaper clipping about a concert featuring Nazareth with Mahogany Rush and Sammy Hagar (b. 1947) at the Orlando-Seminole Jai Alai Fronton in Fern Park, Florida. The concert took place on February 24, 1978, and was presented by Albert Promotions…

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A ticket stub for a concert featuring Nazareth at Orlando Seminole Jai-Alai Fonton in Fern Park, Florida. The opening bands were Mahogany Rush and Sammy Hagar (b. 1947). The concert took place on February 24, 1978, and was presented by Albert…

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A ticket stub for Rock Super Bowl V, featuring Jimmy Buffett (b. 1946) and The Coral Reefer Band, The Steve Miller Band, The Little River Band, Randy Meisner (b. 1946), and South Paw, at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The concert took place…

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A ticket stub for a concert featuring the Bob Seger System at the Orlando Sports Stadium, which was also known as the Eddie Graham Sports Complex. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bob Seger is an American rock musician from Michigan who…