Inlyn Gruve Band
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Phil Salone is from Port Charlotte Florida Where He co-Hosted Open Mic, At The Reflections Night Club “HOME OF THE PLATTERS, He has Jammed, Along With members of Charlie Brown And His Coasters, Bill Pinkney And The Drifters, Monroe Powell and The Platters.AT The Club In Port Charlotte FLA. Phil Has Won Stairway To Stardom in 1967 and Battle of The Bands in 1972 In Monroe NY. And in 1975 in Middletown NY. Phil Now Lives In Myrtle Beach SC. Phil Is Owner Of Inlyn Gruve  And  Gruve Records. Phil Plays Drums, Percussion, and Vocals In The Band. And writes, and co-writes music and Lyrics.


Joe Daniels  From Pottstown PA. , Joe Is Known For The Band He Formed Called Delta Riders He Had 2 National Hits With The Trouble CD And The Kick’ in Up Dust CD. Joe Has Won 3  Camay; s One For BEST BLUES SONG.”BLACK CAT BONE” one for Favorite New Artist, And one For The MONKEY SONG. .and has been nominated for 2 Grammys. He Is On The Sugar Bees Cd Pour’ in it on .He Sings 11 out Of The 12 On That CD. Joe Now Lives In N.Myrtle Beach SC. He Has Done Shows With Bo Diddly Bill Pinkney & the Drifters, BB King, To Mention A Few. He Plays Sax, Keys, Trumpet ,Harp. And Sings Lead in The Band.

Russell Drake was hooked on music as a teen, and upon graduation from high school, opportunity knocked  and he left the Hawaiian Islands and moved to Singapore.  While there he became friends with  Keef Ong, owner of The Woodstock  Lounge, which at the time was the premier live blues venue in Singapore, (currently, that would be The Crazy Elephant, which Keef also owns) and  for the next 3 years, Russell enjoyed playing with some of the top blues players in that country, including John Chee, Kamal Osnm and Jared Ellington.

In 1989, Russell moved to Myrtle Beach. Being a Guitar player/drummer, he landed a gig playing drums for Thats Cool n Stuff, a classic rock band from Little River. During that same time, he was also playing guitar with The Fever Band a high energy rock/dance/electronic band from North Myrtle Beach, featuring Nathan Utz, former lead singer of The Blondz playing beach music, reggae, and classic rock favorites. Then, at the beginning of 2016, opportunity once again knocked in the form The Inlyn Gruve Band from Murrells Inlet, where he is currently playing lead and Rhythym Guitar.

Billy Ray Engle bassist and vocals.

From Tecumseh Michigan (just out side of Detroit).

At 13 years old he started playing blue grass and country with his family.

At 15 he started his first rock and roll band.

In his professional career, he played for a time in the National band called Brownsville Station.

Also his band’s were the opining act for such name as Bob Seger, The Supremes, Ted Nugent, Cheap Trick, Golden Earring. And more.


Ron Craine  Keyboardist-Vocalist ,harmonica

From Myrtle Beach, SC,  Has been playing from the age of 14 he has played with the Whiz Kids band for 14 years then to the Playboy Band for over 6 years

He was in a band called the sneak preview band a back up band for Clifford Curry, Oscar Tony Jr.  Johnny Taylor, Billy Scott ,and many more National Acts

Ron Craine and the Playboy band has a cd on cd baby called Can you hear me now. we are pleased  to have him as a member of the Inlyn Gruve Band.

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