Giant Crab

Giant Crab was an American psych-rock/blue-eyed soul band from Santa Barbara, Calif., that released a pair of singles on Corby Records in 1967, followed by two albums on UNI in 1968/69. The band consisted of two sets of brothers: the Oroscoe’s (Ernie, Raymond, and Ruben) and the Fricia’s (Kenny and Dennis).

Members: Ernie Oroscoe (vocals, guitar), Raymond Oroscoe (bass, keyboards), Ruben Oroscoe (bass, drums, saxophone), Kenny Fricia (keyboards, horns, vibraphone, backing vocals), Dennis Fricia (drums, horns)


  • A Giant Crab Comes Forth (1968)
  • Cool It…Helios (1969)


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