Their hit song "Land of a 1000 Dances" created the iconic Rock & Roll Phrase "Na Na Na Na"
Cannibal and the Headhunters had a spectacular beginning within a few
weeks of the group’s conception. The band had a hit song called “Land of a 1000 Dances”.
The groundbreaking Rock & Roll anthem Land of 1000 Dances owns its
own space in the tale of the history of Rock and Roll. The repetitive line
Na,Na,Na,Na, Na is embedded in the minds and hearts of Rock and Roll fans worldwide. Fifty-eight recording artists worldwide have covered the vocal riff and anthem created by Cannibal Frankie Garcia (1946-1996).
On May 7th 1965 Cannibal toured with England’s Great Rolling Stones, also featured with the Beach Boys and the Righteous Brothers.
After the Rolling Stones tour in 1965, the group had an
option to do the Motown tour or the Beatles second American tour.
Frankie (Cannibal) Garcia chose to do the Beatles second
American Tour from August 15th through August 31st 1965.
The band continues to tour and is a Rock and Roll staple in concert venues. Even with personnel changes throughout the years, the group continues to perform with the integrity of the beginning with drummer and band leader Robert Zapata, who is celebrating his 53rd anniversary with the group.
The group today continues to perform through the U.S. and overseas
for the last few decades the band has toured with and backed-up some of Rock and Roll’s best group of the 60’s and 70’s including : Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night, Bobby Kimbal of Toto, Micky Dolenz of The Monkees, Wolfman Jack, Jerry Corbetta of Sugarloaf, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Little Anthony, Denny Laine of the Moody Blues & Wings, Otis Williams of The Temptations and many more.
Get ready as Cannibal and the Headhunters takes their audiences through a MAGICAL MUSIC HISTORY TOUR YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS.