Mike Wilhelm

Mike Wilhelm  is a guitarist, singer and songwriter from California, United States of America.  He was a founding member of the influential Bay Area band The Charlatans, who were the first psychedelic rock band in San Francisco.  After The Charlatans disbanded, Wilhelm formed a trio called Loose Gravel in the early 1970s.  After Loose Gravel broke up, Wilhelm spent six years as lead guitarist with The Flamin' Groovies and toured Europe and elsewhere with the band.  (More from Wikipedia)

The Charlatanssecond drummer was Dan Hicks, who later formed the band Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks.  In the late 1970's, Charlatans founding member Mike Wilhelm joined the Flamin' Groovies as their lead guitarist for 6 years. 


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