“For decades, long-time Rancho Mirage resident Ron Hicklin was mostly unseen to the public, even though he made a lasting impact in the entertainment industry.

You know him. But you don’t know him.

Hicklin and his musical group, The Ron Hicklin Singers, were the voices behind iconic pop groups The Monkees, The Partridge Family, Gary Lewis and The Playboys, and others. They also created some of TV’s most memorable theme songs — from Flipper and Batman to Gilligan’s Island and Happy Days — and became the go-to group backing Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, and Elvis Presley. Remarkably, they completed the sound of phenoms like The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Cher, Barbara Streisand, Neil Diamond, Michael Jackson, and Linda Ronstadt, among others…”

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