June 16, 2004

by Reb Yudel
Kerry Rocks!

In 1961 John Kerry and some friends formed a band that played at school dances. They also cut an album and pressed 500 copies that they sold at gigs. Only a few copies still exist and we managed to get one.

As they say on American Bandstand ,"He's got a good beat and you can dance to him". We think Kerry Rocks!

See also the Washington Post:
"They weren't tearing our clothes off," Kerry remembered. "But we enjoyed it, absolutely." So the Electras went into the studio. Or rather they went into the band room at St. Paul's, where they rigged up a state-of-the-art Ampex reel-to-reel machine owned by a schoolmate. Over the course of a couple days, the boys recorded a tape, which they shipped to the custom recording division of RCA to have it turned into LPs.