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The Champs

An instrumental quintet formed in Los Angeles in 1957, the Champs comprised Challenge Records executive Dave Burgess (born Lancaster, CA) (guitar) and session players Buddy Bruce (guitar), Chuck Rio (born Daniel Flores, Rankin, TX) (saxophone), Cliff Hills (bass), and Gene Alden (born Cisco, TX) (drums). This lineup recorded Rio's "Tequila" as a B-side to Burgess' "Train to Nowhere." "Tequila" topped the charts in 1958. The Champs essentially were a one-hit wonder Read more on

The Champs has 6 songs that have been featured in movies like Box of Moon Light, Hairspray, Night at the Museum and Overboard. What is your favorite song by The Champs?


Songs from The Champs

Too Much Tequila
Train to Nowhere
Tequila (1996)
Tequila (1958)

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