This website is dedicated to the band known as Rick's Continentals and their fans everywhere. It is intended to provide a broader based, single information source for this Rock & Roll group from Meridian, MS . This group of young teenagers with their guitars, their songs and enthusiasm for music , was inspired and directed by their manager and promoter, Rip Coard. Rick Spence, an experienced musician and vocalist from New York who had previously performed with the Kingsmen ( later known as the Lovin Spoonful), joined the group and these young musicians became early recording artists from Meridian, MS. This website includes a section memorializing Lost Continentals and other musician friends who have passed on, but are not forgotten. Talents like Rick Spence, Paul Davis and Darrell Ross. During the past three years, the Continentals band has reunited, released a new album and came together as friends and musicians, sharing those special and powerful memories they have as brothers of the band . Through this reunion, the musicians recaptured some of the great moments they shared together as performing and recording musicians in the southeast, reliving their story and experiences of what it was like to be a member of a Rock & Roll band with a hit record in the midst of the powerful '60s music scene. A glimpse into their past as a Rock and Roll phonomena during that important time in rock and roll's music history. We hope you enjoy your visit to this website dedicated to the Rick's Continentals Band and to all the Continentals fans, everywhere, especially those who live in the band's hometown, Meridian, MS.
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The new book, Rick's Continentals - Music Biography is now on sale. This 96 page publication is a complete history of the group from Meridian, Mississippi who recorded a national hit record, "Live It Up,". This book includes many previously unpublished photos of this '60s rock and roll band. ......by Ray Vaughn
The band reunited in April 2009 and again in April 2010 in their hometown, Meridian, MS. A presentation plaque was presented to the band which includes a band name medallion, band photo, a copy of the new CD, Back To The Beginning, and pictures recognizing Paul Davis & George Soule for their contribution to the band on the "I Don't Know" recording. This presentation plaque was autographed by the band members to mark the occassion and is
now in the Rick's Continentals memorabilia collection.
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