Lead Singer and Guitarist
In Feb. 9, 1964, my interest in being a musician was sparked. (Beatles appearance on Ed Sullivan) In Feb. 10, 1964, my interest was now a full-fledged forest fire! All I had to do was learn to play an instrument and girls would love me. Though I was only 10, I wasn't stupid.
Scott was born and raised in Lewes. The only true local in the band. He started playing bass at 14. Scott started playing bass for his high school jazz band. That not satisfying his musical itch, he started his own band. They recorded a demo and played private parties for friends and neighbors.
Lead Guitar and Vocals
Rick’s musical career started in South Philly. He started playing guitar by “accident”. He found himself laid up after a car accident and during his convalescence, he picked up his brother’s guitar and by the end of the summer, he was playing ‘Down by the River,’ down by the river.
Drums and Vocals
Don started playing drums in sixth grade. He formed Mother’s Oats with friends in ninth grade and continued playing school dances until graduation. Mother’s Oats opened for Iron Butterfly. If you know Iron Butterfly, then you have come to the right website! Mother’s Oats’ set list wasn’t quite classic yet.