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The Tarriers

Band, 1956-1965 US
Folk, World and Pop

The Tarriers were an American vocal group, specializing in folk music and folk-flavored popular music. Named after the folk song "Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill", the group had two hit songs during 1956-57: "Cindy, Oh Cindy" (with Vince Martin) and "The Banana Boat Song." The two singles became US Top Ten hits and peaked at #26 and #15 respectively in the UK Singles Chart.

Marshall Brickman
bj, b US
PortraitBob Carey
tr, g
PortraitErik Darling
voc, bj, g 1922-2008 US
PortraitAlan Arkin
rec, g *1934 US
Popular Tracks   
The Banana Boat Song on The Tarriers by The Tarriers
You Can Tell the World on Tell The World About This by The Tarriers
Trouble In Mind on The Tarriers by The Tarriers
Seven Daffodils on Tell The World About This by The Tarriers
Bile Them Cabbage Down on Tell The World About This by The Tarriers
Drill, Ye Tarriers, Droll on The Tarriers by The Tarriers
Take This Hammer on Tell The World About This by The Tarriers
Tom Dooley on The Tarriers by The Tarriers
Lonesome Traveler on Tell The World About This by The Tarriers
Angels Watching over Me on Tell The World About This by The Tarriers

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
The TarriersThe Tarriers2006Single
The TarriersThe Tarriers2001Album
Tell The World About ThisThe Tarriers1968Single
San Francisco Bay BluesThe Tarriers1964Single
Gather 'Round The TarriersThe Tarriers1964Album
Casey Jones / Mary AnnThe Tarriers1963Single
A Live Performance Recorded At " The Bitter End" Greenwich Village .New York CityThe Tarriers1962Album
Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream / Ride UpThe Tarriers1962Single
Folk Songs For FunOscar Brand With The Tarriers1962Album
Hard Travelin' Vol.2The Tarriers1959Single
Hard Travelin'The Tarriers1959Album
Hard Travelin' Vol.1The Tarriers1959Single
Tell The World About ThisThe Tarriers1959Album
Pretty BoyThe Tarriers1958Single
Moonglow's BestJodie Sands / The Tarriers / The Gladiolas1957Compil.
Pretty Boy / I Know Where I'm GoingThe Tarriers1957Single
DunyaThe Tarriers1957Single
Pretty BoyThe Tarriers1957Album
Chaucoun / Those Brown EyesThe Tarriers1956Single
The TarriersThe Tarriers1956Album
The Banana Boat Song / Shish KebabThe Tarriers1956Album
Cindy, Oh Cindy / Only If You Praise The LordVince Martin With The Tarriers1956Single
The Banana Boat Song / No Hidin' PlaceThe Tarriers1956Single
Lonesome Traveler / East VirginiaThe TarriersSingle
Tom DooleyThe TarriersSingle
It Could Be A Wonderful WorldRonnie Gilbert, The Tarriers, Tommy MakemAlbum
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