Videos on this page, and their accompanying descriptions, belong to and were provided by Javier Pacheco.
The Toads at Hillsdale & Fritz at Cañada College
1) Battle of the Bands (sponsored by Sherman Clay, who provided instruments, mikes, and amplification) Upper parking lot, Hillsdale Shopping Center, 1965. The Toads were comprised of Frank Stagnero, Mike Sickly, Gary DeSantis, Gary Allsebrook, and Javier Pacheco;
2) Pacheco Family New Years Eve Party 1968, Palo Alto, with Fritz on stage performing (Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Brian Kane, Bob Aguirre, & Javier Pacheco);
3) Fritz performances at Cañada College 1968-69 juxtaposed with the Little Beatles (Rickey Pacheco, Alfredo Del Rio, Nachito Del Rio, and Hugo Barrales) 1962.
1. Chet Atkins, "Slinky"
2. Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band, "You Don't Get Young Anymore" (Javier Pacheco) Vocal--Lindsey Buckingham
3. Fritz, "Crying Place" (Javier Pacheco) Vocal--Stevie Nicks
Videographer: Marcelino and Javier Pacheco
Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band: “Good Old Fritz” (Javier Pacheco)
"Good Old Fritz" (Javier B. Pacheco) belongs to the first phase of this group, which later dropped the name to just "Fritz." Recorded at Action Recorders in San Mateo Dec 1968, on lead vocals is Lindsey Buckingham with Stevie Nicks and author on background vocals.
Fritz: Existentialist (Javier Pacheco) 1969
Live recording at Aragon High School (San Mateo, 1969) by the band Fritz, with Javier Pacheco (clavinet & B-3 organ) on vocals, Lindsey Buckingham (bass) second vocal, with Stevie Nicks (tamborine), Brian Kane (lead guitar), and Bob Aguirre (drums).
Stevie Nicks: “Wondering Why”, Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band
Stevie Nicks sings "Wondering Why" (Javier Pacheco) with the first phase of the Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band, recorded at Action Recorders, San Mateo, CA December 1968. Lindsey Buckingham (guitar), Brian Kane (bass), Bob Aguirre (drums), and Javier Pacheco (Hohner Clavinet).
Lindsey Buckingham: Whirlpool (Javier Pacheco) Fritz Rabyne MB
Recorded at Action Recorders, San Mateo, CA Dec of 1968. Lindsey Buckingham on lead vocal and bass, Brian Kane on Guitar, Bob Aguirre on drums, Javier Pacheco on Vox organ, and Stevie Nicks on cowbell. The first phase of the Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band.
Lindsey Buckingham: "In My World" (Javier Pacheco) Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band
Lindsey sings lead on "In My World" with Stevie Nicks adding a second lead to this capricious fantasy about secret corridors of the mind. Recorded at Action Recorders, San Mateo, CA Dec 1968.
Lindsey Buckingham: A Million Ways (Javier Pacheco) Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band
Lindsey Buckingham sings lead to "A Million Ways" recorded at Action Recorders, San Mateo, CA Dec 1968. In the background are Stevie Nicks and Javier Pacheco. Lindsey plays guitar, Brian Kane is on bass, Bob Aguirre plays drums, and Javier Pacheco is on Vox organ.
Stevie Nicks: Product of the Times (Javier Pacheco) FRITZ (1969)
I wasn't ever going to publish this live recording because unfortunately, the sound quality lacks Stevie's voice (a mike got turned around during performance) so I apologize for that, but isn't it better to hear her at this time than not at all? (Please refer to the lyrics below.) Lindsey Buckingham (bass) does background vocals as well as Javier Pacheco (B-3 organ), with Brian Kane (guitar) and Bob Aguirre (drums). Recorded live at Aragon High School,
San Mateo, CA 1969.
Stevie Nicks: A Funny Kind of Love (Stevie Nicks) Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band (1968)
Stevie Nicks sings an original song performed live by the members of the Fritz Rabyne Memorial Band at Fremont High School, Sunnyvale, 1968, with Brian Kane (guitar), Lindsey Buckingham (bass), Javier Pacheco (Hohner Clavinet), and Bob Aguirre (drums). Reunion pictures at the end were taken at the Concord Pavilion, Concord, CA (after a FM show) in June 2004.