Old Hudson Valley Bands

A Look Back At The Hudson Valley Music Scene



Chip and The Countdowns
Taken in 1964 at the Campi-Tarsio Lanes in Newburgh, this faded photo recalls the Top 40 rock and roll of Chip and Company. From left to right are: Nick Monaco, lead guitar (standing); Lenny Chidgey (drums); Chip Monaco (keyboards). Left to right, kneeling are: Ron Chieffe (bass guitar) and Rich Taylor, rhythm guitar.

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