ROACHE' ----The Group of the
From Ashland Kentucky in the 1970's came one the
area's top Rock 'n' Roll bands.The members consisted of:
Mark Brislin: Mark played
guitar and drums and shared the vocal leads. Nickname--Briz
Kevin Slusher: Kevin played
drums and also shared the vocal leads. Nickname--Slut
Bennie Clark: Bennie played
the keyboards, both Piano and the Hammond B-3, with duel Leslie's of course.
James B. Hodges: Jim played
the Bass Guitar and Guitar. Nickname--JB
Tim Mantle: Tim played Bass
Guitar and Guitar. Nickname--Timo
Gary Donaldson: Gary played
keyboards and joined the group after Bennie retired. Nickname--Gary
Phillip Smith: Phillip played
Lead Guitar and shared the vocal leads. Nickname--Phil
WHERE THEY ARE TODAY
Mark Brislin is not married and lives in Lexington
Kentucky. Mark works in electronics.
Kevin Slusher is married with two children and
lives in Ashland, Kentucky. Kevin manages a local restaurant.
Ben Clark is married with one child and lives
in Ashalnd Kentucky. Ben works for a major oil company.
Jim Hodges is married with three children. Jim
lives in West Palm Beach, Florida and is a dive instructor.
Tim Mantle is married with two children and one
grandchild. Tim lives in Ashland, Kentucky and works in Law Enforcement.
Gary Donaldson is married and lives in Ashland, Kentucky. Gary owns a gift
shop and still plays music.
Phillip Smith passed away a few years ago and
his passing is a great loss to all.