Occasionally national entertainers, when in town performing, need a local band to play their hits, a good band!

X Ned of Jr. Cadillac

X Jefe of El Jefe

(Story published later)

"How did this  band   start?"

Buddy Knox,

famous for this song

"Come along and be my party doll!"

Buddy needed a band-

he called us!

R.I.P. Buddy died shortly after we played with him,

on Valentines Day!

Ned wrote a song called

"Song for Buddy," 

Buddy's last band played

in a guitar circle at his memorial.

Buddy Knox and

the  Rhythm Orchids

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Buddy

Buddy Knox at his last concert with
Barry Kennelly
Ned Neltner,
John McMullen and Rusty Williams

Let's Keep the Band Going!

Why the name

Los Orchids?

Orchids: Because of Buddy Knox

He was the leader of "the Rhythm Orchids" and the guys were his band on his last gig, ever!

Walk in the Room - Los Orchids performing
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Bo Diddley called Los Orchids to be his band at his 74th Birthday at the Showbox Seattle, WA.

BO DIDDLEY

Our HISTORY BEGINS

Los: Because our leader NED moved to Mexico

"Who called next?"

"At the Hop!"

Danny and the Jr.s,

famous for their hit song "At The Hop,"

called Los Orchids 

for a Concert in Moses Lake

Even more called Los Orchids!

Los Orchids played everywhere and all the time!