|Truth and Janey|
|Origin||Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States|
|Genres||Hard rock, psychedelic rock, blues rock, acid rock, heavy metal|
|Years active||1969–1976, 1977–1978|
|Past members|| BillyLee Janey|
Truth and Janey was an American rock band from Iowa.It took its name from Jeff Beck's Truth album and member Billy Janey's last name. The group was influenced by such power trios as Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience. The band toured with Leslie West and performed a music festival with Blue Öyster Cult. They were inducted into the Iowa Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
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