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Hermon, Gregory T. (January 15, 1944-December 2, 2017)



  • Existence: January 15, 1944 - December 2, 2017


Gregory "Greg" Thomas Hermon was born January 15, 1944 in Kansas City, MO and was a graduate of University of Missouri - Kansas City. He was an Overland Park, KS police officer from 1966 to 2006. Greg was a singer and guitar player who was a member of the Non-Union Country Bands from 1962-1965 and joined the American Federation of Musicians (AFL-CIO) Local 34 in 1965. He played with various union bands (including The 44's, and Comancheros), played various clubs around Kansas City from 1965-1967, played the Rondavous Club in Warsaw, MO and the Golden Slipper in Camdenton, MO in 1966. Greg was on the Larry Good show on KCKN and the Don Joyce Show on KCMK-FM in 1965-1967. Greg recorded for Little Darlin' Records, produced by Nick Hunter ("Just Inside Your Arms"/"Picket Sign") in 1967. He guested on Sweet Springs Opry in 1965 and played the KC area "Opry" shows from 1994-1997 (Grand O Opry in Ottawa, KS; Cass County Opry in Harrisonville, MO and Northtown Opry in North KCMO. Greg was a member of the Kansas Oldtime Fiddlers, Pickers & Singers since 1993 (Vice-President DeSoto Chapter, Vice-President Santa Fe Trail Chapter, State President 2010-2014). He played various gigs with Prairie Country Band, Buffalo Rose Band, Westernaires Band and Odds 'n' Ends Band. Greg was the recording engineer for Cavern Recording Studio in Independence, MO from 1965-1967 (including recording demos for Johnny Western).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gregory Hermon Collection

Identifier: MS-0409
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 45 RPM discs and audiocassette tapes of country music collected by Gregory Hermon.

Dates: 1960s-2000