The Turtles

American rock band led by vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman
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The Turtles were a 1960s pop group from Los Angeles, California. Their best known song is "Happy Together". Chip Douglas was a band member, who left to produce the Monkees, then returned as the Turtles producer. After the Turtles broke up in the 1970s, the group's two frontmen, Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, sang with Frank Zappa as Flo and Eddie.

The Turtles
Billboard, page 33, 4 March 1967
Background information
Also known asThe Tyrtles, The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie
OriginLos Angeles, California
GenresPop rock, folk rock, psychedelic rock
Years active1965–1970, 1983–present
MembersHoward Kaylan
Mark Volman
Past member(s)Don Murray
Joel Larson
John Barbata
Chip Douglas
Jim Pons
Al Nichol
Chuck Portz
John Seiter
Jim Tucker

The Turtles are known for their songs Happy Together and She'd Rather Be With Me.

They were originally active from the years 1965 to 1970, and split up for thirteen years before Kaylan and Volman made the band again in 1983.

Albums change

  • It Ain't Me Babe (1965)
  • You Baby (1966)
  • Happy Together (1967)
  • The Turtles Present the Battle of the Bands (1968)
  • Turtle Soup (1969)
  • Wooden Head (1970)
  • Chalon Road (1986)
  • Shell Shock (1986)