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The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington. Founded by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, the group in its various incarnations has had an enduring impact on the development of music worldwide. With over 100 million records sold,  the group is the best-selling instrumental band of all time. In 2008, the Ventures were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.     Great guitarists in this band.

Their instrumental virtuosity, experimentation with guitar effects, and unique sound laid the groundwork for innumerable groups, earning them the moniker "The Band that Launched a Thousand Bands".  While their popularity in the United States waned in the 1970s, the group remains revered in Japan, where they tour regularly to this day.

Members   Don Wilson
Gerry McGee
Bob Spalding
Leon Taylor

Past members   Nokie Edwards
Bob Bogle
Howie Johnson
Mel Taylor
John Durrill
Joe Barile
Dave Carr
Biff Vincent
Leisha Soukary
Jonell Calendar
George T. Babbitt, Jr.
Paul Warren

The Ventures - PIPELINE

The Ventures - Wipe Out (Surfaris cover)

The Ventures "Walk Don't Run"

Ventures-Hawaii 5 O  cover


THE VENTURES - The House of The Rising Sun (Animals cover)

The Ventures-The Good The Bad & The Ugly Ennio Morricone cover also previously
recorded by Hugo Montenegro and his orchestra.

The Ventures - Sleep Walk  (Santo and Johnny Cover)

The Ventures - Tequila with Jeff Baxter from Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers (Champs cover)

Perfidia - Ventures 30th Anniversary with Robby Krieger from the Doors

Slaughter On 10th Avenue - The Ventures
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