January 28, 2019
Pat O’Day promoted teen dances and concerts featuring Northwest bands including Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, The Fabulous Wailers, the Ventures, the Sonics, as well as traveling stars like Ricky Nelson. The Spanish Castle, halfway between Seattle and Tacoma, was the preeminent teen dance venue of the region
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Godfather of Northwest Rock ‘n’ Roll
Pat O’Day – founding father of Northwest rock ‘n’ roll or the “Godfather” of the 1960s teen-dance scene?