Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame

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Musical History of Gary Shull

Musical Influences 

Gary Shull began his musical career playing clarinet in his school band.  However, he enjoyed listening to Johnny Cash's music and Luther Perkin's guitar work.  Listening to them and other musicians like Chuck Berry influenced him to learn to play guitar.  He soon joined his first band, playing lead guitar. 

He later learned to play bass guitar, and has occasionally played bass with bands.

Musical Career

Gary has been a member of the following bands:

1965-1967 The Zantrells
The Rhodemen
The One Lane Band
Joint Session
Jackson Street Band
Road Ramblers
B-Jammin' Band (played bass)
1990's Alive 'N' Kickin'
Karen Whistler & Tapestry
2000's Country Seasonings
2000-Now The Mirage Band
2011-2013 The Jeff Mitchell Band
2014-Now The CHS Daze Band
2015-Now The Tones of Joy Band

Memorable Moments

Gary enjoyed being part of opening acts for both Johnny Paycheck and Neal McCoy.  He also has good memories of performing shows at the Forest park 4th of July celebrations in Brazil, IN.

Hall of Fame

Gary was inducted into the Hall of Fame as a part of the Class of 2006.  His wife, Sharon Shull, is also a member of the Hall of Fame (Class of 2018).

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Last update on 17 Dec 2016