Colorado Musicians and Bands


Selected by Fred Roberts
Music Editor

Category: Rocky Mountain weather
Song Title: Cyclone
Artist: Fabulous Cyclones
Year: 1960


Category: Colors of Colorado
Song Title: Something Blue
Artist: Fabulous Enchanters
Year: 1961


Category: Wild West slang expressions
Song Title: Gee Whiz
Artist: Fabulous Fremonts
Year: 1962


Category: Something cowboys never do
Song Title: Cry Cry Cry
Artist: Fogcutters
Year: 1965


Category: Denver Department of Motor Vehicles
Song Title: Scooter
Artist: Fender Benders
Year: 1966


Category: Ladies in Boulder
Song Title: Fun Girl
Artist: Flameouts
Year: 1966


Category: Seldom found in country music
Song Title: People Need a Beat
Artist: Fabulous Raindrops
Year: 1966
Category: Red Rock at midnight
Song Title: Light Show
Artist: Fantastic Zoo
Year: 1967


Category: How to roll cigarettes
Song Title: Music to Smoke Bananas By
Artist: Elopers
Year: 1967


Category: Message to whippersnappers
Song Title: Mr. Blue
Artist: Clear Light
Year: 1967


About the playlister:

Fred Roberts is a native of Cincinnati living in Germany since 1987 who enjoys subverting the arbitrary commercial process in which great works often go unrecognized. He has a dual B.S. in Computer Science and Psychology from Northern Kentucky University (1984) and a Masters in Psychology from Bielefeld Universität (1999). He contributed short stories to the early ezine “D A D A RIVISTA CULTURALE E/O TELEMATICA” (1995/96), and later to the short-lived Greenbeard Magazine, in 1997 receiving a Google Blog of Note citation for his Weblog where he wrote 428 “one-minute short stories” inspired by found photos. Fred is also creator and designer of, an award-winning AI system. His interests include literature, film, photography and discovering all the well-kept sounds Europe has to offer.

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