GTR has entertained audiences for over 35 years. Bringing it with their classic smokey southern sound. The Baltimore based outfit has released 8 albums and played well over 5000 shows at night clubs, colleges, festivals, fairs, and corporate events. The band is proud to have shared the stage with many well known acts such as The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Foghat, Blue Oyster Cult, .38 Special, Marshall Tucker, BTO, Blackfoot, and many more!
Great Train Robbery started out in February 1977, out of Bethany Beach, Del. The first show was at Finnigans Rainbow in Ocean City, Md. Over the years we have played in every type of venue from civic centers to private parties. From Key West to Upstate New York.
We are currently working on our 9th CD. Hoping for a February release.
Dave is the longest running member of GTR, 35 years and counting. Joining in 1980, he is the only member to have played on all 9 CDs and the 1-45 rpm record. He is also one of the main songwriters. Playing full-time music since 1977. Besides bass he does an acoustic act with a Martin 12 string called "Gtrdave".
Ted has been a member of the bands, Nuthin' Fancy, Poison Whiskey, Indecision, and has jammed with Basement Floor, and The Killing Floor. Ted has been helping out GTR from time to time since the 80s, becoming a member in 2012.
Fred is the newest addition to GTR and has quite a resume. Having played live with Rock and Roll Hall of fame inductees Ed King and Artimus Pyle of Lynyrd Skynryd along with Charlie Hargrett from Blackfoot and Jeff Carlisi of 38 Special.
He has done a lot of studio work in Los Angeles and we look forward to working on the new CD with Fred.
Billy has been playing professionally since 1972. He played with River for 16 years, then Fit to be Tied, Freestyle in Lancaster, Toothless Roosterman, then joined GTR in 1996-2000. Played with Detour then Hung Jury till 2013. Been back with GTR since then. Love playing with such dedicated musicians.
Carl is a veteran of some of Baltimore's most popular bands and was the GTR drummer from 1989-1992. He has just released his third instrumental solo CD. Carl is also a drum instructor and enjoys recording in his home studio. Carl is now back with GTR in 2017.