Baja Marimba Band


The Baja Marimba Band was a nine-member instrumental ensemble formed by Herb Alpert and led by marimbist Julius Wechter (May 10, 1935 - February 1, 1999) that became famous during the 1960s. Their best known songs include "Comin' In The Back Door" (1963), and they also had minor hits with their instrumental covers of Vaughn Monroe's "Ghost Riders In The Sky" (1966), The Seekers' "Georgy Girl" (1967), and The Association's "Along Comes Mary" (1967).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Comin' In The Back Door (1963)
  • Ghost Riders In The Sky (1966)
  • Along Comes Mary (1967)
  • Georgy Girl (1967)

Pop charts debut year: 1963

Years active: 1962 - ca. early 1970s

Genres: Jazz, pop/rock, easy listening

Labels: Almo Int'l, A&M


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