On April 26, 1960, the members of the Tacoma-based rock group “The Ventures” modeled their clean-cut look with matching blazers, ties and khakis. The fresh faced young musicians, from left, Nole F. (Nokie) Edwards, Bob Bogle, Howie Johnson and Don Wilson, posed with their shiny new Fender guitars.
On April 26, 1960, the members of the Tacoma-based rock group “The Ventures” modeled their clean-cut look with matching blazers, ties and khakis. The fresh faced young musicians, from left, Nole F. (Nokie) Edwards, Bob Bogle, Howie Johnson and Don Wilson, posed with their shiny new Fender guitars. Richards Studio Collection Tacoma Public Library
On April 26, 1960, the members of the Tacoma-based rock group “The Ventures” modeled their clean-cut look with matching blazers, ties and khakis. The fresh faced young musicians, from left, Nole F. (Nokie) Edwards, Bob Bogle, Howie Johnson and Don Wilson, posed with their shiny new Fender guitars. Richards Studio Collection Tacoma Public Library

Key member of the Ventures band has died. ‘Hawaii Five-O’ was among the group’s hits

March 14, 2018 01:13 PM