The Leaves

The Leaves were an American garage-rock band that released the 1966 album Hey Joe on Mira, followed by the 1967 Capitol release All the Good That’s Happening. They made the first commercially available version of “Hey Joe,” a non-copyrighted blues and rock standard made famous by Jimi Hendrix.

Members: Robert Lee Reiner (guitar), Jim Pons (bass, vocals), John Beck (vocals), Tom “Ambrose” Ray (drums), Bill Rinehart (lead guitar, 1964-65), Bobby Arlin (lead guitar, 1965-67)

The Leaves formed in 1964 in Los Angeles.


  • Hey Joe (1966)
  • All the Good That’s Happening (1967)


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