Phil “Fang” Volk served as bassist for Paul Revere and the Raiders for a brief time (1965-67) yet he did compose and sing on a few of their more notable slabs including Just Like Us (1966), Midnight Ride (1966), and “The Spirit of ’67 (1967). Appearing with the Raiders on scores of high-profile TV shows, concerts, and teen magazines – Volk was a solid groove player and vocalist.
After splitting from the Raiders, Volk worked in various ensembles including Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band, The Brotherhood, and as leader of Fang and the Gang.
Phil Volk Sound & Vision….
Montage of Raiders TV appearances: https://youtu.be/Z5nj2RrwRdA
Fang rendering the lead vocal on “In My Community” https://youtu.be/g_P-x868Qp4
Chck out Volk’s chordal work on “Louise” https://youtu.be/BKJkeRs-Aos
Phil with The Brotherhood “Family Tree” https://youtu.be/zlM-x4Jluu4
With Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band live on the Johnny Cash Show: https://youtu.be/XqvfqrtwJwY
Fang and The Gang tearin’ it up on “Get It On” and “Hungry” https://youtu.be/daUndJRAMAA