Hailing from South Carolina The Marshall Tucker Band helped establish the genre of Southerm rock with its fusion of rhythm and blues, country, gospel and jazz with rock music. Formed in 1972, the band's constantly changing lineup originally included lead guitarist Toy Caldwell, vocalist Doug Gray, guitarist George McCorkel, keyboardist Jerry Eubanks, drummer Paul Riddle and bassist Tommy Caldwell. The Marshall Tucker Band released its self-titled debut in 1973 and began touring extensively, playing up to 300 shows a year for the next decade. After seven studio album with its long time label Capricorn, the band released its eight album, and first of six with Warner Bros. Records, titled Running Like the Wind in 1979. With well over two dozen albums in its discography, The Marshall Tucker Band has proven itself to be a lasting act that has overcome and adapted to several changes in its personnel and in the music industry.