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Rare Earth’s original lead vocalist returns to Hawaii

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    Also joining Peter Rivera are the groups Greenwood, left, and the Mopp Tops.

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    Drummer Peter Rivera, the original lead vocalist of Rare Earth, will headline the “‘70s Nightclub Reunion Celebrate!” show Saturday at the Ala Moana Hotel.

By the time Peter Rivera was 18, he was making more money playing drums in local nightclubs than his father was bringing home from his full-time factory job. The gigs got bigger and better until the band, then known as the Sunliners, was one of the top club bands in Detroit. Read more

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