The LeRoi Brothers

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The LeRoi Brothers are an American rock band from Austin, Texas.

The group was founded in 1981 by Mike Buck (also of The Fabulous Thunderbirds), Don Leady, Steve Doerr, and Alex Napier. The group was a long-running Austin bar band, but achieved national success with the album Open All Night, which reached #181 on the Billboard 200 in 1987.[1]

Former member Alex Napier died on February 3, 2011, in Desoto, Texas from liver cancer, aged 59.[2]

Members[edit]

  • Mike Buck - drums
  • Don Leady - guitar
  • Steve Doerr - guitar, vocals
  • Alex Napier - bass
  • Joe Doerr - vocals
  • Jackie Newhouse - bass
  • Sarah Brown - bass
  • Evan Johns - guitar
  • Rick Rawls - guitar
  • Pat Collins - bass
  • Speedy Sparks - bass

Discography[edit]

  • Amazing EP (1981)
  • Check This Action (1983)
  • Forget About the Danger (1984)
  • Lucky Lucky Me (1985)
  • Open All Night (1986)
  • Crown Royale (1992)
  • Kings of the Catnap (2000)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, Allmusic
  2. ^ Thedeadrockstarsclub.com - accessed February 2011