Guitariste Rock 'n' Roll Canadien né le 2 Avril 1938 à Mannville (Alberta). Wes Dakus était le leader des Club 93 Rebels qui comprenaient Barry Allen (guitar, vocals), Bob Clarke (guitar), Stu Mitchell (drums) et Dennis Paul (bass)

Wes Dakus (born April 2, 1938 in Mannville, Alberta) was the band leader of "Club 93 Rebels", Canada's most influential and popular instrumental group of the 1960s.
Wes Dakus & The Club 93 Rebels formed in 1958 and often interchanged personnel with Edmonton's Nomads. They were signed to Quality Records in 1960 and released "El Ringo" that year. Touring as the backing act for several other prominant artists, including Buddy Knox, which established the band as seasoned professionals allowing them to record material as Wes Dakus & The Rebels with famed producer Norm Petty (Roy Orbison, kd lang) starting in 1962. Later sessions in 1964 also produced recordings for Dakus himself and erstwhile member Barry Allen's side project as a solo artist. There were also singles released under the name The Dundeeville Players featuring guitarist George Tomsco.
Club 93 Rebels included Barry Allen (guitar, vocals), Bob Clarke (guitar), Stu Mitchell (drums) and Dennis Paul (bass).

In 1965 'The Wes Dakus Album - With The Rebels' was released on Capitol and spawned several singles including "Hobo" and "Come On Down". In 1966 an album of additional tracks was issued on KAPP in the US as "Wes Dakus's Rebels". In Canada the album was not released but split into several individual singles as solo recordings for the band's various members including Wes Dakus, Stu Mitchell, Barry Allen and Dennis Paul.
RPM Magazine voted Wes Dakus & The Rebels Canada's "Top Instrumental Group" in 1964 and 1965.

Talents : Guitar

Style musical : Rock 'n' Roll

TABOO (1960)

EL RINGO (1960)

SIDEWANDER (1964)

Années en activité :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

1960 SP QUALITY 1023X (CAN) Taboo / Remind Me
1960 SP QUALITY 1250X (CAN) Wes DAKUS & CLUB 93 REBELS - El Ringo / Creepy
1962 SP QUALITY 1408X (CAN) Wes DAKUS & THE REBELS - Cavalier Twist / Walk Down
1964 SP QUALITY 1631X (CAN) Pedro's Pad / Sidewinder
1964 SP UNITED ARTIST 722 (US) Pedro's Pad / Sidewinder
1964 SP QUALITY 1660X (CAN) Las Vegas Scene / Sour Biscuits
1964 SP SWAN 4206 (US) Las Vegas Scene / Sour Biscuits
1964 SP QUALITY 1982X (CAN) Wes DAKUS & CLUB 93 REBELS - Pink Canary / Road Block
1964 SP DOT 45-16744 (CAN) DUNDEEVILLE PLAYERS - Wheels / Woodpecker
1964 SP DOT 45-16787 (CAN) DUNDEEVILLE PLAYERS - Replica / Sunday
08/1965 SP STATESIDE SS 451 (US) DUNDEEVILLE PLAYERS - Wheels / Woodpecker
1965 SP CAPITOL 72213 (CAN) Wes DAKUS & THE REBELS - Hobo / Rolling Back
1965 SP CAPITOL 72259 (CAN) Wes DAKUS & THE REBELS - Come On Down / Honeybun
1965 SP CAPITOL 72305 (CAN) Hoochi Coochi Coo / Feel Good
1966 SP CAPITOL 72350 (CAN) She Ain't No Angel / Snooper
1966 SP CAPITOL 72396 (CAN) We've Got A Groovy Thing Going / Bach's Back
1967 SP CAPITOL 72484 (CAN) Wes DAKUS & THE REBELS - Manipulator / Come On In
1967 SP CAPITOL 72442 (CAN) Mama's Boy / Midnight Hour
1967 SP CAPITOL 72457 (CAN) Shotgun / Lobo, The Ferocious Dog
1967 SP KAPP K-806 (US) Barry ALLEN & Wes DAKUS' REBELS - Armful Of Teddy Bears / Sad Souvenirs
1967 SP KAPP K-815 (US) Dennis PAUL With Wes DAKUS' REBELS - Peggy Sue / See-Saw
1967 SP KAPP K-829 (US) Stu MITCHELL With Wes DAKUS' REBELS - Acid / Casting My Spell
1968 SP CAPITOL 72532 (CAN) THE NEW SOUND OF WES DAKUS - Organized / The Chaser
1968 SP ARTONE RM 25.777 (NL) Wes DAKUS' REBELS - Casting My Spell / Mission Bell

Albums

1965 LP 12" CAPITOL T-6120 (CAN) THE WES DAKUS ALBUM
1966 LP 12" KAPP KS-3536 (US) WES DAKUS' REBELS - You Just Keep Me Hangin' On / Armful Of Teddy Bears / See-Saw / Someone Stronger / Love Is Just A Word / Mission Bell / Peggy Sue / Sad Souvenirs / Casting My Spell / Big-City People / Mockingbird
2006 CD SUPER OLDIES ? (CAN) WES DAKUS & THE REBELS - VOLUME 1 - Pink Canary / Road Block / Taboo / Remind Me / El Ringo / Creepy / The Mexican / That'll Be The Day / You're So Square / Put Your Arms Around Me / Matchbox / C.C. Rider / Cavalier Twist / Walk Down / Dog Food / Surfs You Rite / Pedro's Girlfriend [undebbed] / Pedro's Girlfriend [overdubs] / Pedro's Pad / Side Winder [undubbed] / Side Winder
2007 CD SUPER OLDIES 5 (CAN) WES DAKUS & THE REBELS - VOLUME 2 - Las Vegas Scene / Sour Biscuits / Hobo / Rolling Rock / Honeybun / Come On Down / Gotta Travel On / Dance On / Shindig / Rattlesnake / Fried Rice [mono mix] / So Fine / Hobo / Twine Time / Rattlesnake / Rolling Rock / Honeybun / Come On Down / Roulette / 20-75 / Night Walk / Fried Rice / Do-Wah-Diddy-Diddy

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