For ticket information, call Sponsored by the Tifton-Tift County Public Library Foundation, the event includes a catered, black-tie optional, gourmet dinner before the performance, or tickets may be purchased for the show only. Show only tickets will be available up to show time.
Wayne Free Swingin' Medallions members. If you have any information that may be good for this site, send E-mail to John McElrath. The Swingin' Medallions have been based out of the Greenwood South Carolina area, since the early 's.
By Cody on June 22, He died at home June 9 at age McElrath was more than the founder of the Party Band of the South.
How does a band endure the generations? Their act, as well as their music, is indeed timeless. Featuring an ever-popular horn section, the group effectively blends the sounds and music of yesterday and today.
A small local group started by John McElrath, a native of Ninety Six, the group would play at the local pool hall which once existed on a row of buildings called Pender Row. Once known as the Party Band of the South, they would play at college frat parties and night clubs throughout Myrtle Beach. The group toured nationwide and produced several top selling albums.
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Johnny Cox and Hack Bartley replaced the two at saxophones. Billboard Hot in and propelled their full-length album to 88 on the Billboard The band continued to be popular in the American South.
An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup. There was an error processing your request. This is the second of five groups scheduled to perform throughout the summer as part of this free concert series. At the June 10 concert, gates will open at 5 p.
Lots of great records have risen from the Louisiana swamps, one being "Double Shot Of My Baby's Love ," which took a winding road to South Carolina before hitting it big. Been there, done that, right? Yet the single went unnoticed, though Holler became successful as a songwriter, composing two of the biggest hits of the '60s: "Snoopy Vs.
The Swingin' Medallions have been based out of the Greenwood South Carolina area, since the early 's. Their musical roots came from listening to the early rhythm and blues acts. The song became a million seller inand has been a party classic for college students for decades. The members of the Swingin' Medallions have changed over the past thirty years, with John McElrath being the leader and only member to be performing today.