The band records Stars and Stripes Forever and Dream LPs, and play at an amazing variety of shows, including bluegrass festival one day before opening for Aerosmith. Play to a crowd of 190,000 at a Sedalia MO “Rock Festival” in 103 degree heat, performing as a 4-piece band. At the end of 1975 Ibbotson departs.

  • Jeff Hanna – guitars/drums/washboard/vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden – drums/guitar/harmonica/vocals
  • John McEuen – guitar/fiddle/banjo/mandolin
  • Jimmy Ibbotson – bass/guitars/keyboards/drums/accordion/vocals