Brothers Four, The

Also known as Brothers Four, Brothers IV, The
Members of Brothers Four, The: Bob Flick, Dick Foley, John Paine (2), Mark Pearson, Mike Kirkland (2)
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.brothersfour.com/

Discography of Brothers Four, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Greenfields / Angelique-O 2 Audio 1960 Columbia
2 The Green Leaves Of Summer / Beautiful Brown Eyes 2 Audio Philips
3 In Person 12 Audio 1962 Columbia
4 Greatest Hits 12 Audio Columbia
5 Blue Water Line / Summer Days Alone 2 Audio 1962 Philips
6 Seven Daffodils / San Francisco Bay Blues 2 Audio 1964 CBS
7 Beautiful Brown Eyes 2 Audio 1960 Philips
8 Rally 'Round 12 Audio 1960 Columbia
9 Greenfields / Angelique-O 2 Audio 1960 Philips
10 The Brothers Four 12 Audio 1960 Columbia
11 Greenfields / The Green Leaves Of Summer 2 Audio 1961 CBS
12 Four Strong Winds 9 Audio 1969 Harmony (4)
13 Song Book 12 Audio Columbia
14 Sing Lennon / McCartney. A Beatles Songbook 11 Audio 1966 Columbia
15 Greenfields / The Green Leaves Of Summer 2 Audio 1960 CBS
16 The Brothers Four 12 Audio 1960 Columbia
17 All-Time Great Folk Hits - Greenfields & Other Gold 11 Audio 1981-04-00
18 All-Time Great Folk Hits Vol.2 - The Green Leaves Of Summer & Other Gold 11 Audio 1981-09-00
19 By Special Request 12 Audio 1965 Columbia
20 More Big Folk Hits 12 Audio 1964 Columbia
21 Lady Greensleeves / Viva La Compagnia 2 Audio CBS
22 The Big Folk Hits 12 Audio 1963 Columbia
23 Sing Lennon / McCartney. A Beatles Songbook 11 Audio 1966 Columbia
24 Greatest Hits 12 Audio 1962 Columbia
25 Welcome Home Sally 2 Audio 1963 CBS
26 Song Book 12 Audio 1961 Columbia
27 The Big Folk Hits 12 Audio 1963 CBS
28 B.M.O.C. (Best Music On/Off Campus) 12 Audio 1961 Columbia
29 In Person 12 Audio 1962 Columbia
30 "Verte Campagne" Greenfields 4 Audio 1960-09-00 Philips
31 The Brothers Four 12 Audio 1960 Columbia
32 The Big Folk Hits 12 Audio 1963 Columbia
33 Rally 'Round 12 Audio 1960 Columbia
34 Don't Say Goodbye 4 Audio 1979 Eastworld
35 Greenfields / The Green Leaves Of Summer 2 Audio 1993
36 Sing Of Our Times 12 Audio 1964 Columbia
37 The Honey Wind Blows 12 Audio 1965 Columbia
38 The Honey Wind Blows 12 Audio 1965 CBS
39 Seven Daffodils / San Francisco Bay Blues 2 Audio 1964 Columbia
40 BMOC (Best Music On/Off Campus) 12 Audio 1961 Columbia
41 Starportrait 24 Audio 1972 CBS
42 My Tani / Ellie Lou 2 Audio 1960 Philips
43 Greenfields 4 Audio CBS
44 Greatest Hits 12 Audio CBS
45 Cross-Country Concert 13 Audio 1963 Columbia
46 Ringing Bells (Bong Bong Aywah Leeway) / Welcome Home Sally 2 Audio 1963 Columbia
47 Greenfields / Angelique-O 2 Audio 1960 Philips
48 By Special Request 12 Audio 1965 Columbia
49 Sing Lennon / McCartney. A Beatles Songbook 11 Audio 1966 CBS
50 1970 11 Audio 1970 Fantasy


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, [i]Brothers Four[/i], make the top 20; having their 4th single, "The Green Leaves of Summer," from the John Wayne movie [i]The Alamo[/i], 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 [i]Hootenanny[/i], "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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