Ron Meagher was bassist in the Beau Brummels. Though not as important a contributor as main guitarist/singer/songwriter Ron Elliott or principal lead vocalist Sal Valentino, he did add some harmony vocals and the occasional lead, as on "They'll Make You Cry." Meagher was also important to their image as one of the very first American rock musicians with Beatle-like long hair, and aside from Valentino and Elliott, was the only remaining member from the original quintet by the time of the band's 1967 album Triangle. Meager was drafted in 1968 before he could compete sessions for their next album, Bradley's Barn, becoming one of the few musicians from an important name band to serve in the military at the height of the Vietnam War. After his discharge in 1970, he played in the Black Velvet Band with fellow former-Beau Brummel Dec Mulligan, and also played and recorded with the Beau Brummels during their mid-'70s reunion. Later he become a successful photographer and regional manager for Xerox.
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