Les Vogt
Rock'n'Roll Pioneer

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He was the lead singer in Vancouver's
very  first rock'n'roll recording band... "The Prowlers"
who gained local popularity by playing "live"
on the "Owl Prowl" radio program. 

Click to hear "Get A Move On"

He shared the stage with Bill Haley...
Gene Vincent... Buddy Knox... Eddie Cochran... Roy Orbison
and Jerry Lee Lewis. 

Click to hear "The Blamers"

Click to hear "Teenagers Dream"

Click to hear "Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry Over You"

His recording of "The Blamers" (1960) knocked off
Elvis Presley's "Its Now or Never" for the #1 position on the
charts and remained #1 for 11 weeks.

New - Song Written By Les Vogt on Old Demo
Tape of "The Prowlers" provided from the archives of
Prowlers Bass player Larry Tillyer...
Click to hear "Just Say Goodnight"

 

News Story - February 4, 2011

Feature News Story - January 31, 2004

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    Click Here For Complete Resume

 

Les Vogt was an obscure rock'n'roll artist from Canada...
but, for a time, he was the king in his little corner of the world.
Read the whole story here!

 

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