The Grass Roots

Biography

Although several Californian acts claimed this sobriquet, including the embryonic Love, it was appropriated by songwriters P.F. Sloan (Phillip Gary Schlein, 18 September 1945, New York City, New York, USA) and Steve Barri (b. Steven Barry Lipkin, 23 February 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), who employed the name pseudonymously on several folk rock performances. When ‘Where Were You When I Needed You?’ reached the US Top 30 in 1966, the need for a permanent line-up arose... Read more

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classic rock
60s
oldies
rock
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