The Marshall Tucker Band is one of the founding groups of the Southern rock genre. The band, rooted in Spartanburg, S.C., pulled together blues, jazz, country and rock to create its own sound. Reaching its height of popularity and commercial success during the 1970s, the Marshall Tucker Band has continued to deliver live performances for fans for more than 45 years. In that time, the group has been prolific with the production of close to 40 albums. "Heard It in a Love Song" from the Carolina Dreams album reached the US Top 20 chart.
Marshall Tucker and Charlie Daniels
The Marshall Tucker Band and Charlie Daniels are two US music icons, and both helped launch the popularity of Southern Rock in the early 1970s. Daniels actually started performing as a singer and musician in the 1950s. Over the years, the two have been supporting and collaborating with each other. Daniels's first joining with the Marshall Tucker Band was on the band's second album, A New Life, which was released in 1974 and certified gold in 1977. Daniels was among other musicians joining the band for Where We All Belong, a double-album released by the Marshall Tucker Band in 1974 that went gold. Long Hard Ride, the band's fifth consecutive gold album, was released in 1976, and the instrumental title track, which featured Charlie Daniels, was nominated for a Grammy. In 2010, the Marshall Tucker Band and the Charlie Daniels Band continued to entertain Southern rock fans with joint live concerts.
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Who were the early members of the Marshall Tucker Band?
The original members of the band included Toy Caldwell as lead guitarist, vocalist and principle songwriter; Doug Gray as lead vocalist, keyboard player, saxophone player; Jerry Eubands as flute player; George McCorkle as rhythm guitarist; Paul Riddle as drummer; and Tommy Caldwell as bass player.
Is a member of the band actually named Marshall Tucker?
No, there has never been a band member with the name of Marshall Tucker. The name belonged to a blind piano tuner in Spartanburg, whose name just happened to be on the key to a warehouse that the band had rented. The piano tuner had also rented the space at an earlier time, and that is how his name became a part of Southern rock legend.
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What songs are included in The Marshall Tucker Band playlist at a live concert?
The Marshall Tucker Band has created a lot of songs over the 50 decades that they have been writing, recording and performing. In a live concert performance, you can expect to hear some of their best work, including "Fire on the Mountain," "Take the Highway," "This Ol' Cowboy," " Heard It in a Love Song," " Hillbilly Band" and "Can't You See."
What should I expect at a live Marshall Tucker Band concert?
When attending a Marshall Tucker Band concert, you can expect to hear some of the most popular songs of the Southern rock genre and the audience singing along with the band. The band put on an exceptional show, is generous with their time and willing to interact with the audience.
What other performers are like The Marshall Tucker Band?
For more live performances that you might enjoy, check out Charlie Daniels Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top.Back to Top
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