Larry (guitar, vocals), Ray (guitar, vocals) and Lloyd Mercey (drums, vocals) began playing together in 1957. Based in Ontario, Canada, the brothers first had a national hit in 1961, when "Just the Snap of Your Fingers" became popular. More than 50 singles followed during the next 25 years; the Mercey Brothers were inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 1989.
The group's more than 20 albums include self-titled releases in 1968 for Columbia, in 1969 for Harmony, in 1970 for CTL/Columbia, in 1973 for RCA and in 1982 for MBS (their own label). Also available are My Song for You (1969), Naturally (1970), Have Mercey (1971), Mercey Brothers Country (1972), Did You Hear My Song (1975), Best of the Mercey Brothers (1975), Homemade (1976), Mercey Brothers Radio Show (1976), Comin' on Stronger (1977), Command Performance (1980), Latest and Greatest Volume 1 (1984), Love Is the Reason (1985), Latest and Greatest Volume 2 (1988) and The Mercey Brothers 30 Greatest: Their Hits and More (1990).