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]

On Wednesday March 12, 2014, The LeRoi Brothers were inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame.[3]

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)
  • The LeRoi Brothers (1985)[4]
  • Open All Night (1986)
  • Crown Royale (1992)
  • Kings of the Catnap (2000)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, Allmusic
  2. ^ Thedeadrockstarsclub.com - accessed February 2011
  3. ^ "Austin Music Awards: 2013-2014 Hall of Fame." The Austin Chronicle 33.29 March 14, 2014. Web. June 2, 2014.
  4. ^ "The LeRoi Brothers". Discogs. Discogs. Retrieved 19 July 2014.