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Puckett gave ‘this music thing a shot’ and it paid off

Gary Puckett
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The name, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, was OK with everybody in the band, but did they have to wear these Civil War uniforms?

“It was my idea, I was the boss, and so that’s what we did,” said Puckett, part of the “Sixties Spectacular” show Saturday night at Proctors. “Yeah, everybody in the band thought it was a stupid idea, but I was the one handing out the paychecks.”

Puckett, who recorded ...

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