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Zager & Evans


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Genres: Pop, Rock

Zager & Evans were a Lincoln, Nebraska rock-pop duo of the late 1960s and early 1970s named after its two members, Denny Zager and Rick Evans, who met at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Artists Dave Trupp and Mark Dalton backed up the duo. Early Benders drummer Danny Schindler played with them until his tour of Vietnam in 1965. See photo The band also included Paul Maher on drums, until he split off of the band after their hit song "In The Year 2525." Zager & Evans are best known for their popular "In the Year 2525." written by Rick Evans. The song warned of the dangers of technology, portraying a future in which the human race would at length be destroyed by its own technological and medica... Continue Bio >>