The Gentrys

The Gentrys

60s, rock, Garage Rock, Frat Rock, american

The Gentrys were an American band of the 1960s and early 1970s best known for their 1965 hit "Keep on Dancing" (in 1971 also a #9 hit for the Bay City Rollers). Follow-up singles charted outside of the top 40: "Every Day I Have To Cry" (1966), "Spread It On Thick" (1966), "Cinnamon Girl" (1970), "Why Should I Cry" (1970), "Wild World" (1971), and a 'Bubbling Under' Billboard chart entry "Brown Paper Sack" (#101, 1966). The seven-member group of Treadwell High School (Memphis