The Metro St. Louis Live Music

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Gayle McCormick and the Klassmen

Steve Cummings and the Klassmen

Bobby Medley and the Klassmen

 

 

 

Gayle and the Klassmen at The Bat Cave

 

RIP Gayle McCormick /Vocals

RIP Bobby Medley /Vocals

Mel Liebach /Vocals

Steve Cummings /Drums

Blake Fouts /Keys

Pat Graney /Sax

Tommy Davis /Keys

Dale Massey /Bass

Bob Durrwachter /Guitar

Ron Bitza /Trumpet

Vic Burnley /Sax

Jimmy Koerber /Sax

Clyde Kauffman /Sa

Jeff Mitchell /Keys

Mike Pline /Guitar

Rich Rudolph /Guitar

Susan Guidry /Vocals

 

RIP Ernie Cummings /Manager

Tom Everson /Equip. Manager

 

Wet & Wild Party at Chain of Rocks Park

Gayle in the Bat Cave

 

Watch a video of Gayle and The Klassmen from the 60's:

 

Wondrous Time

 

 

 

 

 

Rocking at Club Imperial

 

Performing on The Charlotte Peters Show in 1967

 

The Godfather James Brown plays for Bobby and Steve!

 

Bob D. and Bob M.

A High School photo of Gail with an "oh so true" caption!

 

 

 

Susan Guidry, Bobby Medley, Steve Cummings and Gayle McCormick

 

Backstage at Batcave, l to r, Ernie Cummings, Steve Cummings, Sam The Sham, Bob Durrwachter

and Tom Everson

 

Bobby Medley and Steve Cummings

Bobby Medley

 

 

Gayle and Steve with Jonnie King

 

 

Listen To Gayle and the Klassmen:

Without You

Musicland U S A 20.016

 

Gayle above, and The Klassmen below, at the 1967 KXOK Fun Fair

 

 

 

 

Gayle's greatest success came with Smith in the 70's and a cover of a Burt Bacharach song

 

Watch live video of Smith with Gayle:

Baby It's You

 

 

If you have any info about, or photos or recordings of this band, PLEASE email me at: greg@dejawho.com

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Photos courtesy Robert Durrwachter, Jonnie King and Steve Cummings