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Music of the Memory Brothers / Doug Koempel

Music of the Memory Brothers / Doug Koempel

The Memory Brothers is an Iowa-based musical group formed in the late '60s by Doug Koempel and Larry Crandall of West Union, Iowa. The Memory Brothers was an offshoot of the Rubber Band, a popular 5-piece rock group that was the house band at Matter's Ballroom in Decorah, Iowa from the middle '60s through 1972.

From this page you will be able to access and download many of the original studio recordings done by both the Memory Brothers and by Doug Koempel (as a solo artist) from 1974 through present. These collections will be released periodically starting in 2008. Bookmark this page and check back frequently for new releases.

For additional details and tour dates of the Memory Brothers, please go to: MEMORYBROTHERS.COM

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The Best of the Memory Brothers the Middle Years 1984~1997 Cover
  • The Best of the Memory Brothers the Middle Years 1984~1997
  • Pop, Rock
  • The Memory Brothers / Doug Koempel
  • 06/02/2007
  • The Best of the Memory Brothers the Middle Years 1984~1997
  1. Help Me Elvis
  2. California Bound
  3. Fallin' Out Of Love
  4. What Love Can Do
  5. Heart Motel
  6. I Don't Need Your Love Anymore...
  7. Waiting For Your Love
  8. Roller Coaster
  9. Sometime In September
  10. Rollin' In The Fire
  11. Summer Night
  12. San Antone
  13. Take My Heart
  14. Tightrope!
  15. You Are My Life
I Keep Reachin' (feat. Doug Koempel) Cover
  • I Keep Reachin' (feat. Doug Koempel)
  • Pop
  • Memory Brothers
  • 02/18/2011
  • I Keep Reachin' (feat. Doug Koempel)
Liner Notes: Written by Doug Koempel, this version of "I Keep Reachin'" was originally released on the "Waiting for your Love" album by the Memory Brothers. The song was later re-recorded to be released by the Memory Brothers on their 1993 "Somebody's Searchin'" CD by Minotaur Records.
  1. I Keep Reachin' (feat. Doug Koempel)...
I Keep Reachin' (1993 Version) [feat. Doug Koempel] Cover
  • I Keep Reachin' (1993 Version) [feat. Doug Koempel]
  • Pop
  • The Memory Brothers
  • 03/14/2011
  • I Keep Reachin' (1993 Version) [feat. Doug Koempel]
Liner Notes: This song, written by Doug Koempel, originally appeared on "Waiting for your Love," an album recorded by the Memory Brothers in 1990. This 1993 version was re-recorded with different instrumentation for a 1993 CD release on Minotaur Records.
  1. I Keep Reachin' (1993 Version) [feat. Doug Koempel]...
Little Girl's Eyes (feat. Doug Koempel) Cover
  • Little Girl's Eyes (feat. Doug Koempel)
  • Pop
  • The Memory Brothers
  • 03/14/2011
  • Little Girl's Eyes (feat. Doug Koempel)
Liner Notes: "Little Girl's Eyes," written by Doug Koempel, first appeared on a 1989 album, "Tightrope!" by the Memory Brothers. The song was re-recorded and subsequently appeared on a 1993 CD release by Minotaur Records.
  1. Little Girl's Eyes (feat. Doug Koempel)...
My Baby Came Back (feat. Doug Koempel) Cover
  • My Baby Came Back (feat. Doug Koempel)
  • Pop
  • Memory Brothers
  • 03/16/2011
  • My Baby Came Back (feat. Doug Koempel)
Liner Notes: "My Baby Came Back", written by Doug Koempel, first appeared on the 1990, Memory Brothers' album "Waiting for your Love." It was subsequently re-recorded and released by Minotaur Records in 1993 on the "Somebody's Searchin'" CD.
  1. My Baby Came Back (feat. Doug Koempel)...
Somebody's Searchin' (feat. Doug Koempel) Cover
  • Somebody's Searchin' (feat. Doug Koempel)
  • Pop
  • Memory Brothers
  • 03/16/2011
  • Somebody's Searchin' (feat. Doug Koempel)
Liner Notes: "Somebody's Searchin'", written by Doug Koempel, was originally released on the 1989, Memory Brothers' album, "Tightrope!" The song was subsequently re-recorded for the "Somebody's Searchin'" CD released by Minotaur Records in 1993.
  1. Somebody's Searchin' (feat. Doug Koempel)...