Founding members; Doug Gray (2) (vocalist), George McCorkle (rhythm guitarist), Paul Riddle (drummer), Jerry Eubanks (flautist) and the brothers Toy Caldwell (lead guitar) and Tommy Caldwell (bassist and front man). Tommy replaced the original bassist Franklin Wilkie. They signed with Capricorn Records and released their first LP "The Marshall Tucker Band" in 1973.
While not an 'official member', Charlie Daniels also played fiddle on many of the band's early albums.
As of March 2009 the band still exist, with Doug Gray as the remaining founding member: guitarists; Chris Hicks, Stuart Swanlund and Ric Willis; bassist Pat Ellwood; drummer B.B. Borden; and Marcus Henderson on sax/flute/keyboards.