Timbreline Scrapbook

Kim, Roy, and Craig first get together in Rico's band named "Hot Springs"
Promo photo for Hot Springs
Band name changed to Timberline. Billy Grimes replaces Rico on drums
Donnie Fennimore becomes the permanent drummer and also adds his vocals to the mix.
The band opens a Ronnie Milsap concert at Eastern New Mexico State University.
Write-up in the Eastern NM State yearbook
Write-up in the Eastern NM State yearbook
Somehow Craig gets added to the page talking about Cheap Trick who also performed in that concert season.
Article about the band playing at the Gambler in Ruidoso
Newspaper write-up about the concert
First album - Recorded while working at the Maxim
Local paper review of the album
Recommendation letter from the Maxim Hotel after the band's first three month engagement
In 1982, the band entered the Seagram 7 battle of the bands and made it to the finals
At the Maxim Hotel in Las Vegas
Newspaper article after winning the State Dodge Wrangler Showdown battle of the bands
In 1983, the band entered the Dodge Wrangler National Showdown
Onstage in Nashville
Part of the winnings included a recording session
Press release from the contest that triggered the next few news clips.
Promo photo including the new band name.
The band opened a Merle Haggard concert
Post concert photo with Merle
The band opened a Ray Price concert
The band recorded their second album in '84
A "steel guitar" synthesizer sound that Craig developed and used routinely was published in Keyboard magazine. The band refers to the sound as the steel guitar "noise". Hear the sound below
Article about our time playing at Cotton -Eyed Joe's in Dallas focus on Hyram Posey who was playing fiddle with the band at the time