The Mom And Dads

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The Mom and Dads were a Western-styled folk music group from Spokane, Washington that specialized in waltzes, polkas, and general easy listening.

The quartet, made up of one elderly woman and three middle-aged men, featured Doris Crow (June 17, 1905 – September 28, 1998) on piano, Quentin Ratliff (August 13, 1933 - January 25, 2013) on saxophone, Leslie Welch (February 2, 1912 – February 1, 1983) on accordion, and Harold Hendren (July 12, 1919 - September 9, 2008) on drums.

The band, which formed in the early 1950s, named itself after its main repertoire; "Music for Mom and Dad". In the early years of its history, the band was strictly a part-time endeavor with its members holding down more typical jobs during the week.

Most of the band's fame was in Canada, where they first gained fame when a disc jockey at a high-powered radio station in Great Falls, Montana played their first recording, The Ranger's Waltz, a song composed by Quentin Ratliff, the group's saxophonist. This broadcast carried into the Canadian province of Alberta, and they also gained a following in Australia.
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AL7-1653 The Mom And Dads - The Rangers Waltz album art The Mom And Dads The Rangers Waltz (Album) GNP Crescendo AL7-1653 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
L 36658 The Mom And Dads Gratefully Yours (Album) Interfusion L 36658 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
GNPS 2065 The Mom And Dads - Souvenirs album art The Mom And Dads Souvenirs (Album) GNP Crescendo GNPS 2065 US 1972 Sell This Version
BLPS 19109, BLPS 9109 The Mom And Dads - In The Blue Canadian Rockies album art The Mom And Dads In The Blue Canadian Rockies (Album) GNP Crescendo, GNP Crescendo BLPS 19109, BLPS 9109 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
8038-2072 H The Mom And Dads - Reminiscing With The Mom And Dads album art The Mom And Dads Reminiscing With The Mom And Dads (Album) GNP Crescendo 8038-2072 H US 1972 Sell This Version
MCA 7020 The Mom And Dads - Merry Christmas With The Mom And Dads album art The Mom And Dads Merry Christmas With The Mom And Dads (Album) GNP Crescendo, MCA Records MCA 7020 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
MCA 17024 The Mom And Dads - The Mom & Dads Play Your Favorite Hymns album art The Mom And Dads The Mom & Dads Play Your Favorite Hymns (Album) MCA Records (Canada) MCA 17024 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
MCA-17016 The Mom And Dads - Again album art The Mom And Dads Again(LP, Album, MP) MCA Records MCA-17016 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
MCA 17022 The Mom And Dads - Dance With The Mom And Dads album art The Mom And Dads Dance With The Mom And Dads (Album) GNP Crescendo MCA 17022 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
GNPS 2084 The Mom And Dads - Love Is A Beautiful Song album art The Mom And Dads Love Is A Beautiful Song (Album) MCA Records GNPS 2084 US 1974 Sell This Version
GNPS 2092 The Mom And Dads - Dream With The Mom And Dads album art The Mom And Dads Dream With The Mom And Dads (Album) GNP Crescendo GNPS 2092 US 1975 Sell This Version
GNPS 2102 The Mom And Dads - In The Good Old Summertime album art The Mom And Dads In The Good Old Summertime (Album) GNP Crescendo GNPS 2102 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
8038-2106 H The Mom And Dads - Down The River Of Golden Dreams album art The Moms & Dads* Down The River Of Golden Dreams (Album) GNP Crescendo 8038-2106 H US 1976 Sell This Version
2103-716 The Mom And Dads - 22 Favorite Waltzes album art The Mom And Dads 22 Favorite Waltzes (Album) GRT 2103-716 US 1976 Sell This Version
MCA 2165 The Mom And Dads - Memories album art The Mom And Dads Memories (Album) GNP Crescendo MCA 2165 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
MCA-2259 The Mom And Dads - Whispering Hope album art The Mom And Dads Whispering Hope (Album) GNP Crescendo MCA-2259 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
GNPS 2110 The Mom And Dads - One Dozen Roses album art The Mom And Dads One Dozen Roses (Album) MCA Records GNPS 2110 US 1977 Sell This Version
2103-719 The Mom And Dads - Dance With The Mom & Dads album art The Mom And Dads Dance With The Mom & Dads (Album) GRT 2103-719 US 1977 Sell This Version
9 DM-09P, 9 DM-9-P The Mom And Dads - Meet The Mom And Dads album art The Mom And Dads Meet The Mom And Dads(LP, Album) GRT, GRT 9 DM-09P, 9 DM-9-P US 1977 Sell This Version
9240-1005 The Mom And Dads - 20 Favourite Waltzes With The Mom And Dads album art The Mom And Dads 20 Favourite Waltzes With The Mom And Dads (Album) GRT Of Canada Ltd. 9240-1005 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
DMG 2-2123 The Mom And Dads - Golden Country - 22 Favorite Country Songs album art The Mom and Dads Golden Country - 22 Favorite Country Songs (Album, Comp) GNP Crescendo DMG 2-2123 US 1978 Sell This Version
MCAC-3168 The Mom And Dads - Love Letters In The Sand album art The Mom And Dads Love Letters In The Sand (Album) MCA Records, MCA Records MCAC-3168 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
GNPS 2136 The Mom And Dads - To: Mom And Dad With Love From: The Mom & Dads album art The Mom And Dads To: Mom And Dad With Love From: The Mom & Dads (Album) GNP Crescendo GNPS 2136 US 1980 Sell This Version
MCA-3218 The Mom And Dads - Blue Hawaii album art The Mom And Dads Blue Hawaii (Album) GNP Crescendo MCA-3218 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
GNPS 2139 The Mom And Dads - Waltz Across Texas album art The Mom And Dads Waltz Across Texas (Album) GNP Crescendo GNPS 2139 US 1981 Sell This Version