Their roots began in the town of Spartanburgh, South Carolina. For the next ten years the band would release at least one new album ever year in what was considered their most prominent period. The band has lost many key members over the years, but had continued to perform well into the 21st Century. From Spartanburg, South Carolina. Picking the 10 best Marshall Tucker Songs from a period of over 45 years is no easy task. There is no better way to start out this Top 10 Marshall Tucker Band Songs List than with this great song that was a true showcase for the bands brilliant musicianship. While their roots were southern based like the Allman Brothers Band , their ears were tuned to all genres.
# 10 – Cattle Drive
# 9 – Last Of The Singing Cowboys
The Marshall Tucker Band Website Official site of the Southern rock group; includes booking information, tour dates, interviews, photos and merchandise. Website features tour schedule, biography, merchandise, discography, FAQ, links, gear, booking info, About Song List. The Marshall Tucker Band Links. A New Life. A Sad Cowboy Song. Ab's Song 2. And The Hills.
Noted for incorporating blues , country and jazz into its eclectic sound, The Marshall Tucker Band helped establish the Southern rock genre in the early s. The original lineup of the Marshall Tucker Band, formed in , included lead guitarist , steel guitarist , vocalist, and primary songwriter Toy Caldwell — , lead vocalist Doug Gray born , keyboard player, saxophone player, and flautist Jerry Eubanks born , rhythm guitarist George McCorkle — , drummer Paul Riddle born , and bassist Tommy Caldwell — After Tommy Caldwell was killed in an automobile accident in , he was replaced by bassist Franklin Wilkie. Most of the original band members had left by the mids to pursue other projects. The "Marshall Tucker" in the band's name does not refer to a band member, but rather a blind piano tuner from Columbia, South Carolina.
Not only were they a blend of every kind of music I loved, from blues to country rock to jazz, they were from my home town of Spartanburg, SC. It was an immediate bonding between band and fan. A bond that has lasted over 35 years. While I love almost every song the band ever recorded, I decided to list what I truly feel are their 25 best songs. Please let me know if you agree or disagree. A timeless, classic country blues standard.