Cherry People

Cherry People were an American pop-psych/bubblegum band that released a self-titled album on Heritage in 1968, scoring a minor hit with “And Suddenly” (originally by The Left Banke). Guitarist Punky Meadows later surfaced in pomp-rockers Angel.

Doug Grimes (vocals, harmonica, percussion), Chris Grimes (guitar, vocals), David Alves, Punky Meadows (guitar), Rocky Isaac (drums, ?-1972), Pick Kelly, Larry Gray, Mike Zack (drums, 1972-?), T.C. Tolliver (drums), Mark Hughes (bass), Chris Noe (guitar, 1972), Wayne Tomlinson (guitar, 1972-?), James Musgrove, Rick Benick (guitar), Andre Sokol (bass), Barry Brandt (drums), Steve Riley (drums), David Namerdy (guitar)

Cherry People evolved from the English Setters, formed in 1966 in Washington, DC, by brothers Chris and Doug Grimes and guitarist Punky Meadows. 


  • Cherry People (1968)


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