Thee Prophets were a pop quartet from Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a loyal local following that became famous nationally during the late 1960s. The original band members consisted of Jim Anderson (guitar), Dave Leslie (bass), Chris Michaels (drums), and lead singer/keyboardist Brian Lake, who were all college students.
Thee Prophets debuted on the Pop/Rock charts in 1969 with the light and airy yet soulful "Playgirl," which almost made the Top 40 (reaching #49 on the Billboard Hot 100). The group also had a minor hit later that year with a cover of the Carole King/Jerry Goffin-penned oldies classic, "Some Kind-A Wonderful." Thee Prophets also released one album, "Playgirl," which includes most of the songs they recorded with Kapp Records.
After some personnel changes, Thee Prophets finally disbanded in 1972.
- Original group member Jim Anderson remembers his time with Thee Prophets.
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- Playgirl 1969
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