[Cracked] The Grind Of Touring With A (No Longer Relevant) Rock Band

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The Grind Of Touring With A (No Longer Relevant) Rock Band
By Kevin Ducharme,Ryan Menezes Published: April 29th, 2017 – Knowing our demographic, we're betting lots of you have never heard of the band Herman's Hermits. They were huge in the '60s, and we mean "huge" in the sense that at one point they were bigger than the Beatles. They've sold more than 80 million records — more than Justin Bieber. The band's star faded, as all stars do, but they never stopped playing. Half a century later, night after night, pounding out those same damned songs for (in many cases) the same damned fans. That sounded simultaneously amazing and kind of sad, so we talked to Kevin Ducharme, who jumped on board during the Hermits’ weird, sunset years…



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