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Dennis Michael Cook "Denny" Vocals, Bass, Keyboards... the Original Hubcap... this is where the "Harvey" you've been looking for has been hiding... Dennis Michael Cook was born on October 15, 1948 at Georgetown Hospital in Washington DC. A graduate of Northwestern H.S. class of 1966 and Columbia school of Broadcasting in 1968. Denny was a year around player in Boy’s Club activities and won MVP awards in Baseball, Basketball and Football. Denny also made the Varsity team at Northwestern H.S. Along with Sports “THERE WAS MUSIC”. In 1956 at the age of 8 years old a friend came by and asked if he would come down to his house and listen to a 45rpm record. The song was Hound Dog by Elvis. Denny’s parents Eddie and Rita at this time were the proud parents of 5 children and on their way to 8 children so the luxury of a record player would not surface for Denny until Christmas 1960. His fami... View Profile
Tommy Dildy Keyboards and Vocals... he's always in a James Bond State of Mind, with "Sweet Green Icing Flowing Down", but only on Tuesday Afternoons... Tommy has been playing the piano since he was six, and gained an appreciation for all types of music, including classical, jazz, rock, country and rhythm and blues. He performed in Georgetown in the 60’s, and played down the street from Jan’s band, the Cherry People. Tommy was with the Reasons Why for several years, and his work with the band was commended in the British book, “Fuzz, Acid & Flowers.” Their album is a collectable work in the United Kingdom, valued at $300 to $400. During his career he has played on shows with numerous hitmakers, including Aaron Neville, Johnny Maestro (Sixteen Candles) and the Brooklyn Bridge, The Coasters, The Drifters, and The Platters.. He has appeared at many venues throughout the co... View Profile
Lorraine Allen "LuLu" Vocals and Keyboards... Lorraine Allen, formerly known as Lorraine Cohen was born in Arlington, Virginia on February 18th, 1954. She began her singing career at the age of 15, appearing in local bands playing for high school and church dances and battles of the bands. At the age of 17, she started working the Georgetown circut and the local Washington, DC nightclub scene. She was written up in the Washington Star newspaper by the entertainment critic citing Lorraine as “A Star On the Rise.” She has appeared in numerous D.C. bands such as: Starr, Fire and Ice, Liberation, Lightyear, Black On White, The Admirals, NightLife and Sinbad. Throughout her career, she has recorded radio and television commercials and performed and co-wrote a children’s play funded by the state of Virginia. She appeared in The Hubcaps from 2000 to 2002. She then retired from the... View Profile
Dean Andrews "Uncle Bubba" Bass, Keyboards, Elec. Guitar and Vocals... As a youngster, Dean always loved music, teaching himself piano and guitar. But it was the appearance of The Beatles in 1964 that inspired him to perform. At 14 yrs of age he was playing organ with Denny and the Hitchhikers at the Keystone Inn, and later played full time as one of the Hitchhikers. In high school, Dean performed with a number of local groups including The Intrigues, out of Perry Hall MD, The Cavaliers and the Belmores. In the early 70s, he was a founding member of Good and Plenty, working the ‘Greek Club’ circuit as well as several ‘social club’ affairs. In 1975, Dean joined The Bruce Westcott Group, a gig that had him performing from ‘Caesar’s Palace’ Las Vegas, ‘Tony Chance’s’ in Ft Lauderdale FL, to ‘The Bonfire’ in Ocean City MD and ‘The Pimlico Hotel’ in Baltimore MD. It... View Profile
Barry Holober "b" Drums and Vocals... Barry Holober was born on March 23, 1952, at the Washington Sanitarium Hospital (now 7th Day Adventist) in Takoma Park, Maryland. He is married and has one child. Barry’s wife, Rebecca (married 31 years) and he own a home in suburban Maryland. Rebecca is now retired after working for the U. S. Government as an Education Specialist for the F.D.A. Barry’s son Evan Is married to Lauren and they have 2 children, Benjamin (Bennie) & Tegan. Lauren is expecting and we can look forward to a beautiful bouncing baby boy due in November. Barry has a sister and a brother. His sister still lives in this area and Florida while his brother now resides in Knoxville, TN (soon to move to Louisiana). Barry felt from an early age that music was his destiny. His dad’s basement was full of instruments, including a set of circa 1940’s Slingerland Drums. "After my fa... View Profile
Jay Cleaver "the Beav" Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax and Vocals... Jay’s Dad was a huge fan of Benny Goodman, thus pushing a clarinet in Jay’s mouth in second grade, moving to saxophone later in junior high school. Thinking about majoring in music, Jay went to Towson University but took a different path into a career in broadcasting. Starting out as an announcer at WLPL in 1974, he moved to WKTK (WQSR) and eventually into the TV industry at WBFF, WNUV, and most recently WMAR-TV2. The saxophone always was his hobby and passion during this time. In the mid-90’s Jay was instrumental in forming The Satellites, a local Oldies group known for backing up Steve Rouse on WQSR as “Stevie & The Satellites”. Not only playing in almost every local Baltimore night spot, he also had the opportunity to play in front of big audiences, opening for such acts as Paul Revere & the Raiders, Ronnie Dove, Herm... View Profile
Bob Linkous Crew Chief, Vocals, Keyboards and stage professionalism Guru...... View Profile
Johnny Bonneville "Johnny B" master stage tech and 'merch' promoter... Lesley Gore's "Johnny" as he takes her away on stage...... View Profile
Janie Noelte our leader, our chief, our manager and the 'littlest general'... she is the glue that keeps The Fabulous Hubcaps together...... View Profile
David "Gabby" Gabaldon The Fabulous Hubcaps are proud to introduce David “Gabby” Gabaldon as our newest family member. Gabby was gracious enough to fill in a September date for us and we are excited that he now is a permanent member of The Fabulous Hubcaps. Gabby comes to us with strong name recognition and a reputation as an A-Lister in the entertainment industry. Gabby’s first professional gig was playing guitar for Jimmy Eller & The Little People, a popular band in DC in the 1970’s. In the 80’s, he fronted his own band The Original Sevilles. He toured and performed with The Eye, Octagon, Network, The Cutters, The McCoy Band, DC Dog, The Shades, The British Walkers and Kathie Martin and The Hot Rods. Successful album projects include Spats and Body Music by Nicholas. On September 21, 2010, Gabby was inducted into the Southern Legends Entertainment and Performing Arts Hall of Fame. On De... View Profile