Amazing, too, is that San Jose also claimed the second and fifth place with The Mourning Reign and The Count Five. San Jose, an unlikely garage hotspot for sure, had it going on in spades. The Central Valley brought in third and fourth with The Roadrunners out of Fresno and The Brogues out of Merced. Good work guys. You make these Flipsters proud of their valley roots.
Up next is the final region from the fifty states, the Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Hold on to your seats. Until then, here is a sample from all the winners thus far. And a nifty map down below.
Northern California: The Chocolate Watchband - Are You Gonna Be There/No Way Out
Southern California: The Misunderstood - Children Of The Sun/I Unseen
Rocky Mountains: Phil and the Frantics: Say That You Will/'Till You Get What You Want
Texas: The 13th Floor Elevators with You're Gonna Miss Me/Tried To Hide
New England: The Squires with Going All The Way and Go Ahead
The South: The Bad Roads with Too Bad/Blue Girl
Great Lakes: The Shadows of Knight with Bad Little Woman/Gospel Zone
The Mid-Atlantic: The Enfields with She Already Has Somebody/I'm For Things You Do
New York: The Blues Magoos with We Ain't Got Nothing Yet/Gotta Get Away