Three teenaged gals from the suburbs of Los Angeles had their shot at pop music notoriety during mid 1966, thanks to Turtles lead singer Howard Kaylan. Kaylan and Nita Garfield, his then-girlfriend and songwriting partner, witnessed a performance the trio; duly impressed, they penned three songs for Candice, Irisse and Stephanie with musical backing tracks provided by the Turtles during the session. The resulting Chattahoochee label single captures an AM-radio friendly summertime girl group jangle of the day. Unfortunately, the music industry movers 'n' shakers failed to recognize the Chymes 45, thereby stalling any awareness to a nationwide audience.
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