The History Of The Marketts

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None of the names listed as members of the Marketts are correct.  They were only the Union Musicians that were hired to record for three hours to play from the arrangements created by the arranger.  The  Marketts band was formeed in 1958 under the name "The Dee Jayes".  They changed their name to The Mar-kets and  released one recording  in 1961,  of a song composed by Michael Z. Gordon entitled, "Surfer's Stomp" and produced by Gordon and producer Joe Saraceno.  When it started to hit the charts, the group reocrded several more songs and then began touring across the U.S.  The group changed the spelling of their name to The Marketts to avoid a conflict with another group called, The Mar-keys.    In 1964, Grodon wrote another song, Out Of Limits, that went to #3 in the nation and  sold over a million records.  The Marketts continued to record and tour until 1968 after their last song, "Bat Man" hit the charts.  Their last appearance was at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Gordon went on to  compose and produce songs for movies and television.
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Michael Z. Gordon

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The first song you are hearing on this video is called the Surfer's Stomp which was our first hit record. This appearance was in 2014 for the benefit of the Wounded Warriors to raise money for housing for soldiers coming home and having no place to live. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Correcting the Marketts Page.

Please tell me how the information on the The Marketts page be corrected due to the fact that much of the Information was quoted  from a person who was  prejiduced by him in order to receive most of the recognition.  Many of the songs were composed and produced by Michael Z. Gordon yet no reference to any of this was included in the description.
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Michael Z. Gordon

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Thank you for the information as to how to make a contact in order to correct information that is incorrect.  It is much appreciated.