Group Members

(Click on the group members image for more information)

Steve BarriP.F.Sloan

Sloan - Barri

1966

David StensenDenny EllisJoel LarsonWillie Fulton

Fulton - Larson - Stensen - Ellis

1966

Rick CoonceRob GrillCreed BrattonWarren Entner Terry FurlongRick CoonceDennis ProvisorRob GrillWarren EntnerBrian Naughton Warren EntnerRob GrillReed KailingVirgil WeberJoel Larson

Coonce - Grill - Bratton - Entner

Furlong-Coonce-Grill-Naughton-Entner-Provisor

Larson - Entner - Grill - Weber - Kailing

1967 - 1969

1969 - 1971

1972 - 1974

Reggie KnightonDennis ProvisorJoel LarsonRob Grill

Knighton - Larson - Grill - Provisor

1974 - 1975

Rob GrillDennis ProvisorJoel Larson

Grill - Provisor - Larson - Deane

1976 - 1977

Joel LarsonGene WallDavid NudgeScott Hoyt Brian CarlyssReagan McKinleyScott HoytGene Wall

Wall - Nudge - Larson - Hoyt

Carlyss - McKinley - Hoyt - Wall

1978

1979

Rob GrillTerry OubreRalph Gilmore Rob GrillJoe DoughertyLarry NelsonDusty Hanvey

Oubre - Gilmore - Grill - Judge

Nelson - Grill - Hanvey - Dougherty

1982

1985 - 2011

Larry NelsonJoe DoughertyRob Grill

Merrell - Nelson - Grill - Dougherty

1998 - 2006

Dougherty - Nelson - Dawson - Hanvey

2008 - Present

Pictured Above:
Steve Barri
- Various Instruments, Vocals, Songwriter, Producer
Creed Bratton - Lead Guitar, Songwriter
Brian Carlyss - Bass Guitar
Rick Coonce - Drums, Songwriter
Mark Dawson - Bass Guitar, Vocals
Alan Deane - Lead Guitar
Joe Dougherty - Drums
Denny Ellis - Rhythm Guitar
Warren Entner - Rhythm Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Songwriter, Producer
Willie Fulton - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Terry Furlong - Lead Guitar
Ralph Gilmore - Drums
Rob Grill - Bass Guitar, Vocals, Songwriter, Producer
Dusty Hanvey - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Scott Hoyt - Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar
Charles Judge - Keyboards
Reed Kailing - Lead Guitar, Songwriter
Reggie Knighton - Lead Guitar
Joel Larson - Drums
Reagan McKinley – Drums
Chris Merrell - Lead Guitar
Brian Naughton – Lead Guitar
Larry Nelson - Keyboards
David Nudge - Bass Guitar
Terry Oubre - Lead Guitar
Dennis Provisor - Keyboards, Vocals, Songwriter
P.F. Sloan - Various Instruments, Vocals, Songwriter, Producer
David Stensen - Bass Guitar
Gene Wall - Keyboards
Virgil Weber - Keyboards


Other Members:
Rick Alexander
- Lead Guitar
Gene Barkin - Guitar
Steve Berendt - Bass Guitar
Terry Danauer - Bass Guitar
Coy Fuller - Drums
Bob Luna - Keyboards
Luke Meurett - Drums
David Page - Drums
Joe Pollard - Drums
Hal Ratliff - Keyboards
Dave Rodgers - Keyboards
Scott Sechman - Lead Guitar
Glen Shulfer - Lead Guitar
Mike Steck - Bass Guitar

Tom Gundelfinger O’Neal

The California Rock Photographer Behind Two Classic Grass Roots Albums

Meet Tom as he discusses his time as photographer of California rock groups in the classic age of The Grass Roots

Dunhill Records Executives

Pierre Cossette 1923 - 2009

Jay Lasker 1924 - 1989

Al Bennett 1926 - 1989

Bobby Roberts 1929 - 2004

Lou Adler 1933 - Present

P.F. Sloan, The Grass Roots co-creator, songwriter and producer. The group’s first lead vocalist and guitarist. The Grass Roots start with him. Click here for more information.

Click on the photo above to hear a very interesting interview with The Grass Roots creator P.F. Sloan recorded from SodaJerker.com located in Liverpool, England.

Steve Barri, The Grass Roots co-creator, songwriter and producer. The Grass Roots start with him. He was responsible for the world class sound of The Grass Roots recordings that stand the test of time. He kept the group on the Billboard charts for 307 consecutive weeks from 1967 until 1972. Click here for his biography.

Travel back in time to 1965 when Dunhill Records was born and hear the forces that shaped The Grass Roots sound.