Four rock and roll bands in the 1960s used the name The Outsiders, one from Ohio, one from Brooklyn, New York, one from Tampa, Florida and one from Amsterdam in the Netherlands. All four are frequently put in the category of garage rock.
The Outsiders is a novel written by then 16-year-old S. E. Hinton and first published in 1967 by Puffin Books. The novel is an essay of a traumatic time in the life of a recently orphaned fourteen-year-old boy named Ponyboy Michael Curtis.
The Outsiders was a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. They first formed in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1996, and later teamed in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX.
The Outsiders were an American rock and roll group from Cleveland, Ohio. The band is best known for its 1966 hit single "Time Won't Let Me", which reached as high as #5 on the U.S. Billboard pop music charts.
The Outsiders were one of the early punk groups, as cronicled in Henrik Poulsen's book 77: The Year of Punk and New Wave, The band were from Wimbledon, England and released the album Calling On Youth on Raw Edge Records.