The Radio Stars are: "Magic" Merrill Piepkorn, Fargo, ND. In addition to his "magic" harmonica work, Merrill plays acoustic and electric guitars. Gregg "Smokey" Temple, Mendota Heights, MN. Smokey plays acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitars. He also serves a Musical Director for the band, arranging much of the material. Smokey also recorded and mixed the Headin' West CD. Roger "R.P." Sell, Hawley, MN. RP is just the bass guitar player for The Radio Stars. Alex Rydell, Fargo, ND. Any Western band worth it's salt has a great fiddle player. Ours is Alex! All four of the Radio Stars sing. The Radio Stars roots reach back to 1972 when Temple and Piepkorn began playing together while students at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN where they performed at local coffee houses and bars. They continued their musical relationship in the regionally popular band Skunk Hollow, founded in 1974 and headquartered in the Twin Cities. Piepkorn left the group in 1978, returning to Fargo where he hooked up with Roger to form the popular club band, Wang Dang Doodle. In the time between then and now, RP, Smokey and Magic have reunited several times, most recently as The Radio Stars. Since 2005 they have been performing regularly, playing a variety of special events and venues in the region. Alex Rydell, the most recent addition to The Radio Stars, was just a little angel looking for a place to be born when the other three were learning their trade and cutting their musical teeth in honky-tonks across the Midwest. Although The Radio Stars play a variety of music, fans seem to be especially enthralled with their treatment of both modern and traditional Western-style music; keeping the old favorites alive while injecting their own distinctive sound and energy into their show. We hope that "Headin' West" brings you many hours of enjoyment in your home and as you're rollin' down the road (hopefully headin' west!) in your car or pickup truck. May you hold these songs in your heart for a long time to come. The Radio Stars.
The Radio Stars are: "Magic" Merrill Piepkorn, Fargo, ND. In addition to his "magic" harmonica work, Merrill plays acoustic and electric guitars. Gregg "Smokey" Temple, Mendota Heights, MN. Smokey plays acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitars. He also serves a Musical Director for the band, arranging much of the material. Smokey also recorded and mixed the Headin' West CD. Roger "R.P." Sell, Hawley, MN. RP is just the bass guitar player for The Radio Stars. Alex Rydell, Fargo, ND. Any Western band worth it's salt has a great fiddle player. Ours is Alex! All four of the Radio Stars sing. The Radio Stars roots reach back to 1972 when Temple and Piepkorn began playing together while students at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN where they performed at local coffee houses and bars. They continued their musical relationship in the regionally popular band Skunk Hollow, founded in 1974 and headquartered in the Twin Cities. Piepkorn left the group in 1978, returning to Fargo where he hooked up with Roger to form the popular club band, Wang Dang Doodle. In the time between then and now, RP, Smokey and Magic have reunited several times, most recently as The Radio Stars. Since 2005 they have been performing regularly, playing a variety of special events and venues in the region. Alex Rydell, the most recent addition to The Radio Stars, was just a little angel looking for a place to be born when the other three were learning their trade and cutting their musical teeth in honky-tonks across the Midwest. Although The Radio Stars play a variety of music, fans seem to be especially enthralled with their treatment of both modern and traditional Western-style music; keeping the old favorites alive while injecting their own distinctive sound and energy into their show. We hope that "Headin' West" brings you many hours of enjoyment in your home and as you're rollin' down the road (hopefully headin' west!) in your car or pickup truck. May you hold these songs in your heart for a long time to come. The Radio Stars.
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Format: CD
Label: CDB
Catalog: 354028
Rel. Date: 11/17/2009
UPC: 884502256420

Headin' West
Artist: Radio Stars
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The Radio Stars are: "Magic" Merrill Piepkorn, Fargo, ND. In addition to his "magic" harmonica work, Merrill plays acoustic and electric guitars. Gregg "Smokey" Temple, Mendota Heights, MN. Smokey plays acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitars. He also serves a Musical Director for the band, arranging much of the material. Smokey also recorded and mixed the Headin' West CD. Roger "R.P." Sell, Hawley, MN. RP is just the bass guitar player for The Radio Stars. Alex Rydell, Fargo, ND. Any Western band worth it's salt has a great fiddle player. Ours is Alex! All four of the Radio Stars sing. The Radio Stars roots reach back to 1972 when Temple and Piepkorn began playing together while students at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN where they performed at local coffee houses and bars. They continued their musical relationship in the regionally popular band Skunk Hollow, founded in 1974 and headquartered in the Twin Cities. Piepkorn left the group in 1978, returning to Fargo where he hooked up with Roger to form the popular club band, Wang Dang Doodle. In the time between then and now, RP, Smokey and Magic have reunited several times, most recently as The Radio Stars. Since 2005 they have been performing regularly, playing a variety of special events and venues in the region. Alex Rydell, the most recent addition to The Radio Stars, was just a little angel looking for a place to be born when the other three were learning their trade and cutting their musical teeth in honky-tonks across the Midwest. Although The Radio Stars play a variety of music, fans seem to be especially enthralled with their treatment of both modern and traditional Western-style music; keeping the old favorites alive while injecting their own distinctive sound and energy into their show. We hope that "Headin' West" brings you many hours of enjoyment in your home and as you're rollin' down the road (hopefully headin' west!) in your car or pickup truck. May you hold these songs in your heart for a long time to come. The Radio Stars.