45 hi fives mean old woman


Hi-Fives - Mean Old Woman b/w Cold Wind

Format: 45
Label: London M 17200
Year: 1961
Origin: Vancouver, British Columbia
Genre: rock, blues
Value of Original Title: $250.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Singles
Websites:  No
Playlist: British Columbia, 1960's, Canadian Rockabilly & Early Cdn R&R


Track Name
Mean Old Woman
Cold Wind



Hi-Fives - Mean Old Woman b/w Cold Wind

45 hi fives mean old woman

Mean Old Woman b/w Cold Wind


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The Hi-Fives were a rip-your-ears-off garage rock blues group formed in Vancouver in 1961 and disbanded in 1966. They released the ultra-rare "Mean Old Woman" on London 17200 in 1961. Earlier that same year they released another great garage rocker; "Fujikami The Warrior" on Hitt 003. Although both records have been released on various LP and CD compilations, the original 45's still appear on many collector's want lists and are particularly difficult to find in good condition, as both 45's were great party records and usually played to death ! 'Mean Old Woman' is a primitive rocker written by the boys in the band with a great saxophone solo from Freddy Carotenuto. 'Cold Wind' is a blues number sung with a lot of soul by Harry Walker , there is an awesome sax solo from Freddy and bluesy guitar work from Tab Shori. A Knock-out package.

Harry Walker: vocals
Tab Shori: lead guitar
Bill Papuc: bass
Larry Krachin: drums
Freddy Carotenuto: saxophone


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