The Brothers Four

The Brothers Four

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An American folk group founded in 1957 in Seattle, Washington. Bob Flick, John Paine, Mike Kirkland, and Dick Foley met at the University of Washington.

Highlights from their career include: having their 2nd single released in January 1960, "Greenfields," hit #2 on the pop charts, and their first album, Brothers Four, make the top 20; having their 4th single, "The Green Leaves of Summer," from the John Wayne movie The Alamo, nominated for an Academy Award and performing the song at the 1961 Academy Awards; and having their 2nd album, "BMOC/Best Music On/Off Campus", go top 10. They also recorded the theme song for the ABC television series Hootenanny, "Hootenanny Saturday Night," in 1963.

The Brothers Four continue to tour and perform across America performing as part of the "This Land is Your Land" live all-star folk concert tour, inspired by the PBS TV Folk Music Special.

Bob Flick (baritone, bass, upright bass, acoustic bass) 1957-current
John Paine (baritone, guitar) 1957-?
Mike Kirkland (tenor, guitar, banjo) 1957-1969
Dick Foley (baritone, guitar) 1957-1990
Mark Pearson 1969-1971, returned in 1989-current
Bob Haworth 1971-1989
Terry Lauber 1990-?
Mike McCoy (current member)
Karl Olsen (current member)
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The Brothers Four Discography

Albums

The Brothers Four The Brothers Four (Album) Columbia Australia 1960 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Rally 'Round (Album) Columbia US 1960 Sell This Version
The Brothers IV* Roamin' (Album) Columbia US 1961 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four B.M.O.C. (Best Music On/Off Campus) (Album) Columbia Canada 1961 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Song Book (Album) Columbia US 1961 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four In Person (Album) Columbia US 1962 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four The Big Folk Hits (Album) Columbia US 1963 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Cross-Country Concert (Album) Columbia US 1963 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Sing Of Our Times (Album) Columbia US 1964 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four More Big Folk Hits (Album) Columbia US 1964 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Try To Remember (Album) Columbia US 1965 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four By Special Request (Album) Columbia US 1964 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four The Honey Wind Blows (Album) Columbia US 1965 Sell This Version
YS-539-C The Brothers Four The Brothers Four In Tokyo(LP, Album, gat) CBS YS-539-C Japan 1965 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Sing Lennon/McCartney* The Brothers Four Sing Lennon/McCartney* - A Beatles Songbook (Album) Columbia US 1966 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Merry Christmas (Album) Columbia US 1966 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four A New World's Record (Album) Columbia US 1967 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Let's Get Together (Album) Columbia US 1969 Sell This Version
S 52751 The Brothers Four Four Strong Winds (LP, Album) CBS S 52751 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four 1970 (Album) Fantasy US 1970 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Now (Album) The Great Northwest Music Company US 1976 Sell This Version
FA-7728 The Brothers Four New Gold(LP) First American Records, Inc. FA-7728 US 1979 Sell This Version
The Brothers Four Greenfields & Other Gold (All-time Great Folk Hits) (Album, Comp) PGP RTB, First American Spain 1980 Sell This Version
2220784 The Brothers Four The Green Leaves Of Summer & Other Gold (All-time Great Folk Hits Vol. 2)(LP, Album) PGP RTB, First American 2220784 Yugoslavia 1981 Sell This Version
ALC 4800 The Brothers Four The 25th Anniversary Concert(LP, Album) American Licensing Company ALC 4800 Canada 1987 Sell This Version

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