Dominic & The Dominoes

2000 - Band

Members: Dominic Guidichessi, Ron Taylor, Bill Vanpelt, Bill Younquist, Mike Harden and Larry Stansell


Dominic and the Domino's One the Des Moines areas most successful groups of the late '50s and early ‘60s formed by Dominic Guidichessi in 1958.

The Group released a couple of records in 1961, "Sharon" and "Dominic’s Inferno".

Over the years they appeared with such national stars as, Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, the Beach Boys, Dodie Stevens, Eddie Fontane, Johnny Ray, Sonny James, and Bruce Channel. Dominic and the Domino's were also one of the first groups to play at Teen Town at the Iowa State Fair.

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