"SWINGIN SIXTIES" starring Jim Yester & The YesterDaze with The Jersey Shore Pops
JULY 28, 2013: "SWINGIN SIXTIES" starring JIM YESTER and the YesterDaze "If you loved music of the Sixties and "The Association", you will want to be here for this show. Jim Yester, original founding member of the Association and his band play all the great hits of both!
Jim was the founding member and original lead singer of the successful singing group: The Association. Their legendary hits included Windy, Never My Love, Along Comes Mary and the beautiful classic Cherish. In 1967 The Association had the distinguished honor of outperforming The Beatles and became the number one group of the year. They performed on over 50 major television shows in a period of four years.
Jim started his career in 1960 with his brother Jerry and performed throughout California as The Yester Brothers. While fulfilling service obligations with the US Army in Germany, he toured Germany and France for 1 years entertaining troops with a folk-comedy trio called The Yester Years. The Yester Years won many commendations and lifting the spirits of many troops stationed far from home.
In 1965 Jim returned to LA and formed the popular group The Association. In 1966 the group earned their first gold record for Along Comes Mary. In 1967 The Association was voted the number one vocal group in the USA. 1967, Cherish became the second gold record for The Association and Windy the third gold record. In 1968, Never My Love became the groups fourth gold record.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center
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