Retracing Time is a collection of original songs that represent a culmination of music experiences that spans several decades for the composer/musicians, Joel Willenbring and Don Fiduccia, in their debut CD together. Both artists have impressive musical backgrounds. Joel received a Platinum album for his work as a member of THE LIVELY ONES, for a song used in the movie PULP FICTION. Don sang and played guitar as a member of the PARAMOURS, which was headed by musical genius Bill Medley, who later teamed with Bob Hatfield to form the lasting duo, THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS. Retracing Time is combination of easy listening, cool jazz and blues. Spotlighting Joel Willenbring on the tenor and alto sax and Don Fiduccia on guitar. Joel Willenbring's outstanding saxophone can be verified by listening to his unique style of jazz lines. As a musician and writer he is outstanding.
Joel Willenbring has also worked with many well-known musicians and is included in many historical books and documentaries relating to the early days of Surf Music.
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The Lively Ones are the quintessential surf band. From the remnants of the Debonaires and the Surfmen, they rose to personify the LA surf band.
The Lively's rode atop surf's highest tide - the summer of 1963 - playing with a gritty toughness unmatched by their contemporaries. They had mid-50's-era instro hits like Link Wray's "Rumble," and The Champs' "Tequila."