• The Maroons
    Gary Edwards, Dave Osbourne, Bill Rauth, Jon Anderson, George Ridings, Larry Joe True & Tommy Colgin.

    The Maroons (Louisville, KY.)


    Personnel :

    Chuck Campbell (Lead)

    Jimmy "Hutch" Hutcherson (Voval)

    Merl Dean (Vocal)

    Ronnie Carter (Vocal)

    Ernie Donnell (Lead Guitar), Carl Boyd (Rhythm Guitar), Larry Joe True (Bass Guitar), Jon Anderson (Sax), John Moore (Trumpet) , George Ridings (Drums)


    Discography :

    1962 - Someday I'll Be The One / Don't Leave Me Baby, Don't (Queen 24012)
    1963 - At The End Of Each Day / Just Checkin (Inst) (Jimbo 6040/1)


    Biography :

    The Maroons, a singing group and band made up of Eastern students was formed in 1961. Led by Chuck Campbell, the group plays at colleges and high schools and has made an appearance on television. In April 1962, The Maroons recorded "Someday I'll Be The One" and "Don't Leave Me Baby, Don't". The single will be released on Queen Records (a King Records subsidiary label) . Some time after Chuck Campell left the group and was replaced by Gary Edwards. Gary Lynn Edwards was born in Corbin, Kentucky on February 9, 1941. His father, Mike Edwards, had a radio show on WCTT which is essentially where Gary got his start singing for large audiences. By the time he was 16, he was given his own radio show on WCTT as well. In addition to Gary Edwards, who replaces Chuck Campbell, the group will undergo many membership changes over the years: Bill Rauth (Guitar), Tommy Colgin (Keyboards), Dave Osbourne (Trumpet). In 1963, With Gary on lead the Maroons recorded "At The End Of Each Day" in the studios of WEKY in Richmond, KY. The Maroons were very popular in the Louisville area. The group will separate a few times later. Gary Edwards Graduated from Eastern University in 1963 and enrolled in the University of Kentucky Law School, at which time Gary formed the band called "The Embers" and continued to perform all over Kentucky, at fraternities, sororities, and sock hops, anywhere they could perform. 


    Don't Leave Me Baby, Don't                 Someday I'll Be The One

    At The End Of Each Day                      Just Checkin (Inst.)


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