Best known for their hit ‘Dirty Water’, The Standells released a string of garage rock singles in the mid to late 1960’s, which are now regarded as proto-punk classics. They’ve inspired such groups as the Sex Pistols and Ramones. Everyone from Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith and U2 to Minor Threat has covered Standells records. “Dirty Water” is listed in the Rock Hall of Fame as one of the 500 songs that shaped Rock & Roll.
The Standells have continued to actively perform throughout the world. Their recent concert performances have been receiving rave reviews . They have just released their first new album in over 45 years. “Bump” has been garnering high praise from music critics. The group consists of original members Larry Tamblyn (lead singer & keyboard) and John Fleck (bassist), plus Mark Adrian (co-lead singer & guitar) and drummer Greg Burnham.