372. The Flamin’ Groovies

Despite coming out of San Francisco in the late 60’s, the Flamin’ Groovies were not your typical San Francisco band. They were not a “Hippie” band, nor were they driven by any Psychedelic influences. Like Big Star, the Flamin’ Groovies were a big part of creating the “Power Pop” genre. They were never hit makers but their influence was far reaching in generations that followed.         The Bullet Points:   Eligible Since: 1993   Country of Origin: U.S.A. (San Francisco, CA)   Nominated In: Never   NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Teenage Head (1971)   NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Shake Some Action (From Shake Some Action, 1976){acepolls 329}

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