The band records Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Ricochet LPs; “Buy For Me the Rain” hits the Top 40 on the Pop charts. The band appears on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show, living in the “Dirt House” with Duane & Gregg Allman. Appeared in concert with Jack Benny and The Doors in the same week.
- Jeff Hanna – guitar/mandolin/washboard/jug/vocals
- Jimmie Fadden – guitar/harmonica/washtub bass/vocals
- Ralph Barr – guitar/clarinet/vocals
- Les Thompson – guitar/mandolin/vocals
- Bruce Kunkel – guitar/kazoo/vocals
- John McEuen – banjo/guitar/mandolin/washtub bass