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  1. JWest on June 21st, 2017 3:11 am

    Hey Mike, Good to hear from you and so glad to hear you have enjoyed our music!
    Kind Regards,
    Jim & Al

  2. Mike Moore on June 21st, 2017 1:42 am

    Would like to say how much I have always enjoyed you music,Your songs were a part of the music of my senior year in high school.(1960-1961).Also went to high school with a good friend Duncan Way who was in the Innocents at that time.Keep up the great music and my best to you all.

  3. Linda Sarvey on December 1st, 2016 9:44 pm

    Looking for my long lost friend Al!!!
    EMail me please.

  4. JWest on November 8th, 2015 5:34 pm

    Thanks Mark! Appreciate your kind thought-

  5. Mark todd on November 8th, 2015 9:24 am

    Thank you for the memories …………

    Mark (from Sun Valley)

  6. Lisa Robley on September 24th, 2015 6:20 am

    Thank You!

  7. JWest on September 22nd, 2015 8:13 pm

    Lisa, will be glad to get back to you on all. Jim

  8. Lisa Robley on September 22nd, 2015 5:31 am

    Jim I’ve been trying to get a couple of plaques for my sons they were really close to my dad and he left them each an old car I would like to give them each a plaque I’ve seen a couple on line but they don’t seem to be for sale and I would be interested in a couple of jackets.you can pass my E- mail along to any one at the reunion that was part of the original Innocents or that might have known my dad.Thanks.

  9. Lisa Robley on September 22nd, 2015 3:20 am

    Thanks, for that info my dad passed away in 2004. Ive been trying to find butch I’m sad to hear he passed. I would love to get a hold of butch’s son I know butch was living in North Dakota Dale Enoch’s passed away before my dad I remember my dad had a green jacket with the innocents logo wish I had it,if you have any pics or anything else about my dad, Butch and Dale. I would appreciate it my dad stayed in touch with butch a lot before he passed if anyone else wants to share about my dad here’s my email tazusa07@msn.com it is cool to here this stuff from you I would love to know more.

  10. JWest on September 20th, 2015 5:47 pm

    Hi Lisa,
    Checked it all out with some of the guys that were early members with me and here goes-
    Yes, your dad, Gary Robley and 2 of his friends-Butch Thordson and Dale Ennis used to come by Freddie Piro’s
    mom’s liquor store on Lankershim and Tuxford in NH and had decided they were getting older and saw 5 of us hanging out with Freddie there a lot, checked us out, and called a meeting with us to talk it over and then offered to turn over the club to us so it would continue. So…they were the original Innocents Car Club members. We 5 were between 15 and 16 yrs old and it was 1957-summer I recall. They instructed us on how to run the club-with elected officers and meetings and gave us the Great plaque and logo they had designed. Your dad had the I on his hand (can’t remember if the other 2 guys did) and some of us did that too! Heard from Butch Thordsen’s son a while back who said Butch had wanted to get in touch, and he was doing it for him. Dale Ennis owned a muffler shop and he put mufflers on my ’60 Ford Starliner I remember. As the next group of Innocents Car Club we were always grateful for the generosity they showed us! They checked in intermittemtly with us and said they were proud of us. They also told me they took pride in the fact that we had used the name The Innocents when we 3 Innocents club members-Jim, Darron & Al began recording. Many of us still keep in touch, in fact at our high school reunion next Sunday we will have an Innocents table for the guys!

  11. Lisa Robley on September 19th, 2015 10:13 pm

    My dads name was Gary Robley.

  12. JWest on September 19th, 2015 4:57 pm

    Hi Lisa,
    Is Robley your maiden name? What was your dad’s name? Sounds familiar. Will get back with more info after I hear back from you-thanks, Jim West

  13. Lisa Robley on September 19th, 2015 4:07 am

    My father was from Burbank lived there in the 50s he belonged to a car club called the Innocents he had a capitol (I) tattooed on the inside of his palm was this the same car club.

  14. Steve Lehman on March 13th, 2015 5:22 pm

    Dear Jim West, are you the same Jim West that recorded in the late 70’s at Mama Jo’s recording studio in North Hollywood with a different band name under the production of Freddie Piro? I used to help you guys out. At the time I was working for the band Ambrosia. I still work for them today. I would like to know what ever happened to that album you recorded. My contact info is above.

    Sincerely,

    Steve Lehman

    Hello Steve, Yes I am the same Jim West and I surely do remember you! The Fortress album “Hands in the Till”
    was released on Atlantic Records in 1980. Didn’t have much traction, the guys that signed us left the label
    and support was in short supply afterwards. The album has been licensed and is available on CD by Wounded Bird Records and also in England by RockCandy Records and has been well received. Ace Records put together The Innocents “Classic Innocents” as shown on the site.
    Please say hello to the Ambrosia guys and send my regards!

    Nice to hear from you.
    Jim

  15. JWest on January 8th, 2015 10:59 pm

    Hello Hank,
    Great to hear from you. Thank you so much for your very kind comments-It is a wonderful honor and a family treasure for each of us.
    It was a great disappointment to me personally to not be able to attend and perform our songs and back up Kathy with our harmonies as was
    requested-(I had a previous committment that I just could not get out of!) So glad that Al and Darron’s daughter could represent us!
    The best part for The Innocents has always been Making The Music and connecting with folks like You who have enjoyed it!!
    Kind Regards, Jim West

  16. HANK GILHOOLY on January 7th, 2015 6:17 pm

    Dear Kathy Young and The Innocents
    I would like to say I was honored to be brought up on stage at what was a highlight for me at your induction into the Doo Wop Hall of Fame Of America in October 2014 by producer Harvey Robbins and I must say it was one of the biggest thrills to be on stage with Kathy ,Al Candelaria and one of the deceased Innocents daughters to receive your well deserved plaques for giving us many years of listening pleasure with the song A Thousand Stars In The Sky and I just wanted you to know that it was such an honor to be present and there on that stage with you at that time and wish you a Happy Birthday in person, Thanks for The Memories it is something I will never ever forget.
    Hank Gilhooly

  17. JWest on November 16th, 2014 8:46 pm

    Hello Bob, Thanks for the kind words! We are truly honored! Our last CD for The Innocents is “Classic Innocents”-28 songs compiled
    material we did after we left Indigo and recorded on Reprise, Decca and Warner Bros., studio out takes, 45 releases and more along with
    a well done Ace booklet with in depth history of the group and the music scene in LA at the time we were recording. Their last release was “The Complete Indigo Recordings” which was the 25 songs we did when we recorded on Indigo Records. Those 2 CDs comprise the complete work The
    Innocents did as a group in the early 60’s. There is also “Midnight Snack” recording I produced of 4 songs we did together in “82-Darron
    thought it was some of the best work we did-it’s available on cdbaby and amazon. You probably are aware of these, if we put out any
    more new CDs I will let you know personally. Kind regards, Jim West

  18. BOB SABO on November 16th, 2014 5:32 am

    CONGRATS ON YOUR INDUCTION. LONG TIME OVERDO. WISH YOU COULD BE DOING YOUR SONGS AT AN OLDIE SHOW NEAR NAPLES, FLORIDA. LET ME KNOW WHEN YOU HAVE ANY NEW CDS.

  19. JWest on October 17th, 2014 2:20 am

    Many Thanks Joe. Coming from “one of the guys” mean so much. Jim & Al (& Darron).

  20. Joe Martinez on October 17th, 2014 12:52 am

    DOO WOP HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES- OCT 12 2014 – MY HATS OFF TO YOU GUYS, CONGRATULATIONS, JIM & AL, DARRON HAS A SMILE ON HIS FACE.

  21. JOSEPH INTENZO on October 9th, 2014 3:37 pm

    GREAT JOB ON THE WEBSITE JILL.WISHING YOU AND JIM THE BEST

  22. CONNIE HALPERT INTENZO on October 9th, 2014 3:32 pm

    VERY NOSTALGIC AND A VERY SMALL WORLD INDEED

  23. Mike Pyatt on October 18th, 2013 8:20 pm

    Jim:

    Saw you three back in early 60’s at University of Wyoming in Laramie. Just heard “Gee Wiz” on sirius radio. Love your sound. I’m from Indiana originally. Moved back to Wyoming in 1999. Retired and still love the oldies. Am a columnist for Wyoming Press-writing what I want.

    Saw you on PBS with Kathy Young. Like most of us old guys-we don’t look to bad-yet.

    Regards

  24. Sande Sanford Fast on July 18th, 2013 4:52 am

    Will you guys ever be in Washington? You should come to Sequim. It’s a active retirement town where most everyone is about our ages. They like music there. There is a restaurant called the Oasis that has a stage and live music. People would love it.

  25. Dan O'Lear on July 10th, 2013 7:41 pm

    I’m glad Doug Hamilton gave me the info. I used to attend some of your parties around Poly High (being from San Fernando High and a different Car Club, I had to go with “Polyite” friends, Like Danny Grey or Joe Intenzo) . Some of my “old folks” friends will love having this sent to them.

    Hope to see you guys up at Hot August Night again. Danny O’Lear

  26. Jon Wenkalman on July 10th, 2013 3:54 am

    Glad the show went well. Now you got to bring it to SoCal.

  27. Sande Sanford Fast on July 10th, 2013 2:00 am

    There is and never will be again music like this. Brings back so many great memories.

  28. Doug Hamilton on July 9th, 2013 11:33 pm

    Glad you guys had a great show @ the Beacon Theatre in NYC. Joe said he had a blast singing with you guys again.

    Doug Hamilton

  29. Gary Archer on July 2nd, 2013 3:51 pm

    Jim

    My brother Dan and I lived in Sun Valley in the 50’s and 60’s, he is a poly grad. We lived just behind the Pink Café-Motel and hung out with Monty and Russ. We remember the times at “The Pink” listening to your music. I still enjoy hearing the music on Pandora and have all of the albums you have released so far. Dan now lives in Phoenix and I live in Florida in the Orlando area. Looking forward to the new album. Thanks for the memories, the live on through you and Al’s efforts. Keep it going.

    Gary Archer

  30. Sharon Van Hooser Thompson on June 21st, 2013 2:31 am

    Hi guys, I graduated in 1960 from Poly – so proud to know that you were my class mates – I have always loved all of your songs and never realized that you went to my school, I knew the names Jim West and Darron – good luck – keep singing – love, love your music

    Sharon

  31. Wayne edwards on December 10th, 2012 12:41 am

    Hi Jim just got a ipad ,now that I have time to play, hope yoy are doing ok.went to a meeting on Fri talk to the old guys Buckey and the old Innocents,we have new coates had a good time. I hope you get this .

  32. Ellie on November 15th, 2012 6:29 pm

    Hi-I’m looking forward to the new cd-I love your harmonies and the leads!
    I’ll keep checking to see when it’s available-

  33. Danielle on June 27th, 2012 1:36 am

    I love the Innocents! Brings me back to a more simple time. Puts me in a great mood (not so much busy-mind thinking). Thanks for adding the songs to the discography so that I can check out other songs I haven’t heard before. :)

  34. Jason on May 28th, 2012 8:38 pm

    I’m a fan of R&R, but these harmonies and the feel knock me out. A different generation, but a fan!

  35. Mike Krogan on February 26th, 2012 8:36 pm

    I’m a big fan of Kathy Young and The Innocents and The Innocents, will always be! Had recent contact with Jim West. He is a good man. Very generous with his
    time. I appreciated it.

    THANK YOU MIKE, IT WAS GOOD TO HEAR FROM YOU!
    JIM WEST

  36. Jack McMurphy on December 3rd, 2011 8:30 pm

    I discovered the Kathy Young site, but was wondering why you are not mentioned
    there having to do with her music!?
    I have always really enjoyed The Innocents music and your sound-both with and without Kathy.

    JACK, THANKS.
    WE WERE CONTRACTED BY INDIGO RECORDS TO ARRANGE AND SING ALL THE BACKGROUND HARMONIES FOR KATHY’S SINGLES AND HER ALBUM, OUR GOAL BEING TO MAKE A STRONG CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOUND. SO GLAD YOU HAVE ENJOYED THE MUSIC!!
    JIM AND AL- THE INNOCENTS

  37. Country Paul Payton on June 21st, 2011 8:20 pm

    I bought your wonderful Ace CD, but my super all-time fave innocents song (of so many) isn’t there: “Tick-Tock” (Good Night my Darling) on Transworld. Any chance of it finding its way onto CD? It’s a masterpiece! You also don’t mention the “Bobby James” 45 on Indigo, “5000 Tears Ago”. What a great side! I assume that was you JIm. By the way, 2 songs on the CD were absolute revelations: “Two Young Hearts” and “It Was A Tear”. Why those never came out (perhaps in a more “finished” form) is a mystery to me. Your sound-the velvet voices, the perfectly blended harmony-was one of the most influential sounds of my popular music development. So many great tracks-I look forward to your new endeavors!

  38. Kim Horrell on May 5th, 2011 12:00 am

    I love the pix in your photos-“Just before the first show”. Can I get a copy???
    Email me and I will send you my address. I wish I has more pictures and memory material to show Darron’s grandkids…these are great!

    Kim

  39. Denny McConnell on June 11th, 2010 1:47 am

    Hey Jim Rockit Radio DJ Denny here. Thanks for listening to the MUSIC OF YOUR MIND SHOW on ROCKIT RADIO. NET. Can’t wait to get more of your songs. will play them as soon as I receive them.
    THANKS AGAIN DENNY and remember KEEP ON ROCKIN CAUSE YOU ONLY ROCK ONCE!

  40. Bob Sabo on May 28th, 2009 1:43 am

    BEING A COLLECTOR OF OVER 10,000 45’S FOR OVER 50 YEARS, THERE ARE ONLY TWO SELECT GROUPS WHO BEST ILLUSTRATED HARMONIZING, THE FLAMINGOS AND ESPECIALLY THE INNOCENTS. I AM SURE THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER GROUP OR GROUPS THAT CAN EVER COME CLOSE TO YOUR SOUND AND FEEL–

  41. Suzanne on March 28th, 2009 1:40 am

    I just received the 2 cds-thanks for the quick turnaround, and Thank You for the music-we love it-many hours of enjoyment. Very romantic!

  42. jason on September 30th, 2008 9:57 pm

    I heard “My Heart Stood Still”. I am really looking forward to a new cd that will include your great version of this song!

  43. Paul Allen on February 22nd, 2008 9:55 pm

    Thanks for all the memories. You guys and Kathy Young sounded great on the PBS
    special. Darron Stankey will be missed….

  44. Gus on September 22nd, 2007 9:53 pm

    gdgd! damn this is good!

  45. Rick Kiernan on August 6th, 2007 9:51 pm

    I have the PBS tapes frm 2002. Kathy Young w/The Innocents r grt. Watch the tapes all the time. Gd stuff. Keep the music coming. huge fa. thx.

  46. Lynne Ingallis on June 7th, 2007 9:49 pm

    I remember when Al threw me in the swimming pool behind the Pink Cafe. I didn’t
    know how to swim, and Charlie A. had to fish me out. I was sorry to hear about
    Darron’s passing. He was always nice to me! Glad to see you guys are still rocking.

  47. Jim Schroer on May 9th, 2007 9:45 pm

    I just received in the mail the CD of The Sound of Kathy Young and backup group
    The Innocents. What great music. Their sound will last forever. God Bless You.

  48. john brooks on February 10th, 2007 9:43 pm

    I watched a PBS Special fundraiser and just want to say thank you to you and
    Kathy for doing that show. It brought back many memories.

  49. Henry J. Cooper on December 15th, 2006 8:21 pm

    Last month I re-watched the Time Life Doo-Wop CD collection I had gotten a while
    back, then got on-line this week just to see if Kathy Young had a website (she does). there I saw that Darron is no longer with us and saw the link to The Innocents website. Wanted to say how sorry I am to find this out and let you know how much I like your music-thank you for it.

  50. Rick Martin on October 21st, 2006 8:17 pm

    I am not very familiar with Kathy Young and The Innocents, but I get goose bumps when I listen to A Thousand Stars. Oh, to have been alive back in that day to enjoy such wonderful music on the radio and in the clubs. It makes me want a jukebox and a record player!

  51. Kin on September 3rd, 2006 8:15 pm

    Just watched the PBS special again…it is always like a dream-catcher experience. Those days were the best. The so-called “music” of today is pathetic compared to the real harmonies, melodies and vocal stylings we loved when we were kids. I hope The Innocents keep giving us your music!

  52. Suzan Green-Singh on August 22nd, 2006 8:12 pm

    I remember you, Al Candelaria, and a 65 pound Black Diamond Watermelon and no reflection on Robertson Boulevard.

  53. Bob Vargo on August 17th, 2006 8:10 pm

    I wish I had a dollar for every time I danced to “A Thousand Stars” in the early 60s.
    A real masterpiece. The passing of Darron Stankey is a tragedy, but at least we have the memories and the music including your recordings of “Honest I Do” and “Gee Whiz”. That
    will live on forever.

  54. junnigh carrasco on April 12th, 2006 8:07 pm

    Sorry to hear about Darron, my father coke carrasco used to manage the innocents years ago (while they were on Indigo records). he talks about those old times alot, he will be 73 years old this year. Maybe you can say hi sometimes.

  55. Country Paul Payton on February 7th, 2006 8:05 pm

    I just learned today via Kathy Young’s website of Darron Stankey’s passing. and am
    very sad. May his soul and his survivors find peace. The Innocents (with and without Kathy Young) have always been very high among my favorite artists in popular music-

  56. Johnny Christian on January 26th, 2006 8:02 pm

    Jim, I was on the internet the other day and was looking up music and came across The Innocents and was thinking back in the days of the Marine Corps when we served together.

  57. PC1 Patrick James McKenna, USMC on December 2nd, 2005 8:22 pm

    Back in 1969, my twin brother and I acquired the 45RPM single “A Thousand Stars” by Kathy Young & The Innocents. As a 15 year old who was a beginner on the guitar and the electric bass, I was intrigued with the arrangement (along with the countless other hits you guys on your own and with Kathy did). A real plus for me as I was learning to play–

  58. George Burtt on November 4th, 2005 8:17 pm

    Hi my name is George Burtt, my dads name is Greggory Marshal Burtt. He attended Walter Reed middle school and Hollywood High. My dad was in the car club he had a 1946 oldsmobile. My grandfather George Burtt made the devil symbol for the innocents car club logo.

    “WOW GEORGE- YOUR DAD MUST HAVE BEEN IN THE ORIGINAL INCARNATION OF THE CLUB THAT WAS HANDED OVER TO US IN THE LATE
    1950’S. THE ART WORK YOUR GRANDFATHER DID OF THE LOGO WAS ONE OF THE BEST OF ALL THE CAR CLUB LOGOS IN MANY OPINIONS–INCLUDING MINE-JIM WEST”

  59. Dutch and Lani on November 3rd, 2005 7:59 pm

    Being that we’ve listened to your great records, since your very first and loved them all since then. Was saddened by the passing of one of the greats.
    Sincerely,
    Dutch & Lani

  60. Alfred Archuleta, Jr. on October 28th, 2005 7:57 pm

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Darron Stankey. I saw your group in the fall of 2002 at the Universal Ampitheatre, with other oldies acts such as the Edsels. Your music lives forever and will never be forgotten. Also, my best regards to Kathy Young.

  61. Chris Gonzalez on October 24th, 2005 7:55 pm

    Hi Guys,
    I just hear the tribute show on rock-it radio for Darron Stankey, and it sure brought back a lot of memories. I was born and raised in L.A. and the valley in the 50’s and 60’s I always loved the harmonizing sound of The Innocents and was so sorry to hear of your loss-

  62. Rick Yocum on October 19th, 2005 7:52 pm

    I’ve had this site bookmarked for a long time, but just caught Dave Justice’s tribute to The Innocents and to Darron, specifically. Thanks for a bunch of memories, both from 2005 and the early 60’s, when I first “discovered” you guys. I don’t think I’ve ever heard such sweeeet harmonies!

  63. Jay Eshbach on September 25th, 2005 7:49 pm

    I just found this site. I was shocked to hear that Darron had passed away.

    When I was in high school, i used to hang out at Darrons house on Wednesday nights when they had the jam sessions.

    It was great to watch someone you knew wind up on TV singing!

  64. David Busekrus on July 2nd, 2005 7:46 pm

    Sorry to hear of the passing of Darron. I have always been a fan of Kathy Young and The Innocents. Thought you were the hit of the PBS special. Your music and harmony bring back many wonderful memories. Makes you glad to be a part of that wonderful time.

  65. john bunnell on July 1st, 2005 10:44 pm

    attn. jim west and al candelaria, i was saddened to hear of darron’s passing. kathy had called me to let me know and i did a segment on my show which i do on sunday nights from 6-10 on watr 1320 a.m. in waterbury. i have been playing kathy’s and your songs for so long. always get requests, my listeners love them-

  66. Cassondra L Raef "Stankey" on June 29th, 2005 10:39 pm

    My Dad was a Loving & Kind Man who had a playful side and beautiful eyes that sparkled when he sang with “The Innocents” I don’t have words to explain how much I miss him. I am grateful for his music because that will live forever-and every time I listen to it and hear his voice it warms my heart!

  67. Hans-Joachim Krohberger on June 27th, 2005 10:36 pm

    Thx for your nice music!
    Hans-Joachim from Germany
    http:// http://www.epoche-3.de

  68. C.W. "Butchie Boy" Olmstead on June 12th, 2005 10:34 pm

    So very saddened to learn of Darron’s passing. Gods rest to this good man…and comfort to his family and all concerned. I’m one of the DooWop DJ’s at “Rock-it Radio”, 99FM Ventura and our global internet broadcast (www.rockitradio.net)-
    always love playing The Innocents and their very special harmony tunes.

  69. Kim Horrell on June 11th, 2005 10:30 pm

    It is hard to find the words to express how much I will miss my Dad…It has been exactly 1 month today since he left us, his journey in life was a gift to all of us.
    He is the hero of my heart. I will miss his sense of humor, his big hugs and his
    Beautiful smile-

  70. Doug 'Chilo' Hamilton on June 3rd, 2005 10:27 pm

    JUST A FINAL FAREWELL TO DARRON, A FRIEND I HAVE KNOW SINCE OUR DAYS AT FERNANGELES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE ’50’S. THE TRIBUTES AT THE FUNERAL DESCRIBED THE DARRON I KNEW.

    DOUG HAMILTON

  71. Lynette Stankey on May 25th, 2005 10:25 pm

    To a great Father, Husband and Musician. We miss you!

  72. Leslie and Penny on May 20th, 2005 10:23 pm

    How sad to lose Darron Stankey. The tributes at his funeral by fellow bandmates
    Jim West and Al Candelaria and Kathy Young were a great comfort to wife Lily, his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.

  73. Bebe on April 28th, 2005 4:27 am

    Hi! I just got your Ace Records compilation-Wow! That is some SWEET harmony-I am really enjoying it-I will order the “midnight snack” cd too- Is there a meaning to the pix on the cover of it? (it looks like there are 2 crackers and a pinto bean on the snack plate)
    Thanks,
    Bebe

  74. herb on March 20th, 2005 4:24 am

    greetings from hamburg to the innocents, love your tunez herb

  75. Frank & Francesca on January 18th, 2005 4:05 am

    Happy Birthday Jim, heard Dave Justice playing The Innocents “When I Become A Man” as a request and he sent you birthday wishes. We wanted to wish you well and thank you and the guys for some fine harmonies and vocals!

  76. Suzette Warmby on January 11th, 2005 4:03 am

    I received both your CD’s this Christmas and I really love listening to both of them!
    I am hoping you will be releasing a CD with your Warner Bros. song “My Heart Stood Still”. I’ll keep checking for it–

  77. Country Paul Payton on May 17th, 2004 3:59 am

    I posted a note at http://www.spectropop.com re: “Tick Tock” and your new EP, which I
    have. The sound is a bit different, but still a great blend. Maybe I can help stir up the correspondents to this amazing site and help to encourage you to bring out more music!

  78. Rod Irwin on April 8th, 2004 3:56 am

    It was my pleasure to meet Darron and Al in 1977.
    I have been a fan since “Gee Whiz”.
    I am looking forward to getting my CD. Darron, the autographed album cover of
    “Innocently Yours” you gave me on my visit is the most treasured part of my collection.

  79. Herb/DoowopKing on April 4th, 2004 3:54 am

    HI,

    just surfed in and must say this is a great Website, i love your music and play from time to time your songs when it is my part to play for listeners pleasure, keep on this great work.
    Herb (Team Doowopdream)

  80. Tom Mcguire on February 27th, 2004 3:51 am

    Hi Guys,
    I just heard some of your stuff on the bopping JohnnyG internet radio show. Loved it and its great to hear some new recordings that still have that zing.

    Keep up the good work

  81. patricia deline on January 30th, 2004 3:18 am

    I just wanted you to know i think you guys are the best. i have never been to an oldies concert but if i could have one wish and have it come true it would be to go to an oldies concert oldies are #1 and will live on forever

  82. RON WILLOUGHBY on January 14th, 2004 3:16 am

    HEY JIM, REMEMBER ME? 1 OF THE KAHNS, COME TO OUR “OLD GEEZERS” LUNCHES SOMETIME LOTS OF THE OLD GUYS STILL AROUND AL. C WAS AT OUR ROUND UP 2003 DEC. YOU ALL STILL SOUND GREAT.
    LAYTER, RON

  83. Rosemarie on December 25th, 2003 3:13 am

    Have a Great Christmas

    With Love from everyone at the Eddie Rambeau Web Site xxxx

  84. Dan and Penny Verble on December 4th, 2003 3:11 am

    Good Music and Good Friends, like good wine, only get Better. Congrats and
    Way to Go!!!

  85. Derrek on October 28th, 2003 3:10 am

    Jim, Al, and Darron… I just heard the new CD while updating your website….it is great!!!

  86. Bob Zahn on September 20th, 2003 3:53 pm

    I saw The Innocents and Kathy on PBS and it was wonderful. It brought back alot
    of memories. In your bio you mention a record on the Andex label called “Time” and “Dee Dee Di Oh”. I have the record but it’s by the Echoes. Did you change your groups name?

  87. Sue and Don Anglen on September 1st, 2003 3:50 pm

    Thanks for all the Great music! Looking forward to hearing the new music and will continue to check your site so we can order when released-

  88. JOE ARMETTA on July 11th, 2003 2:05 am

    *BEEN A LOYAL FAN FOR YEARS* ALL THE BEST ROCK & ROLL IS HERE TO STAY

  89. Bruce and Sharon Waffen on July 3rd, 2003 2:04 am

    Sharon and I had dinner with Kathy and Kara in Newport last weekend…four hours of good wine and great people. And back in the ’60s I liked Kathy’s sound
    so much that I got your album too. What a great sound! Enjoyed seeing you guys on PBS…good luck with everything you may do-

  90. Jack Grigsby on June 26th, 2003 2:00 am

    Poly seems like a million years ago. Sun Valley Jr. and Glenwood as well. We are getting old guys but the music is still great!!!

  91. Ed Onori on May 11th, 2003 1:58 am

    Thanks Kathy, Al, Darron and Jim for the pictures and autographs at the PBS taping in Pittsburgh. What a great addition to my collection. Also, thanks for the
    unique sound; may it last for a long time.

  92. Gary G. Moore on April 19th, 2003 1:53 am

    While growing up in Northridge, Ca. during the 50’s and 60’s, one afternoon I was extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet Kathy Young and hang out all day. Then of recent, there she was on PBS with The Innocents. Wow!
    That was excellent!

  93. Tom W. on March 19th, 2003 1:40 am

    Jim, Thanks so much for sending me the lyrics to Gee Whiz-like I wrote you, it
    confirmed that my long ago flame that I am now seeing again was right! I saved
    the very nice note you sent along with the lyrics for her to see. Good luck, please
    put me on your mailing list-

  94. Linda Eastwood on January 17th, 2003 9:57 pm

    Hello. We saw you perform at Universal Amphitheatre-it was great-Thanks for the great harmony sounds. (“Gee Whiz” is one of our favorite songs, sure brings back
    memories for me and my husband).

  95. Colin on January 15th, 2003 9:54 pm

    I ordered your disc and WoW! Sounds great. These songs are sure to bring back a lot of memories. Hope to see a lot of updates soon on your site.

  96. Cassondra Raef on December 6th, 2002 9:53 pm

    Way to go Dad!, Al, Jim & Kathy! All who shine on stage!

  97. Marty on October 7th, 2002 9:51 pm

    You guys have still got it! I saw that wonderful DooWop show in March. Missed the Sept one but will make sure I catch future shows.

    The music never dies…sigh

  98. Hilary on September 8th, 2002 9:49 pm

    Sounds great guys – and I love the site. Hope to hear you live some time.

  99. Jane on September 2nd, 2002 8:40 pm

    i saw you perform at the DooWop show in March. It was great! Really a unique sound. I hope you will be releasing more music for those of us that love those romantic, yearning songs you do!!

  100. Derrek on September 2nd, 2002 8:37 pm

    Music has certainly changed thru the years. Al, Darron, and Jim have captured the essence of youth, innocence, and fun through their music. thanks!

  101. JWest on February 17th, 2002 3:40 am

    Jeanie! What great times we all had! And Yeah! of course we remember Jim Leck!!! Jim Leck had a thing for you Jeanie, but you had a
    thing for Mike Switzer. I bought a basket case Harley from Leck in 1965, that was the last time I saw him-do you know what happened to him?
    Love from Jill, Jim & Al

  102. Jeanie Hague {Hundt} on February 17th, 2002 1:56 am

    What a lovely website, it is so amazing to see The Innocents after all these years. I wish you well and much success in whatever you are up to. Oh, do I remember Freddies Liquor Store and all the fun I had with The Innocents. I want to say hi to Jill, Jim and Al. We were all so lucky…..
    I live in northern California, in McKinleyville and love it here but do miss the valley desert air.
    Love to you all,
    Jeanie
    PS Do you remember Jim Leck?

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