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GENERAL INTEREST

CURRENT RELEASES ON WEEF RECORDS (below)

VINTAGE MEMORY BROS. CDs (click)

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BACK IN THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD
The Memory Brothers

On this 2024 album, Doug showcases nine
of his all-time favorite songs along with his
original tune “The Old Neighborhood,” for
a nostalgic visit to the “good ol’ days!”

This album is also available on
all streaming services (iTunes,
Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.)

 

LIVE AT THE HEIDELBERG
The Runaways

This 1967 is the only recording of this band
The Runaways were the precursor
to both The Rubber Band and 
The Memory Brothers.

WHEN APRIL COMES
Kevin Conner

Kevin’s 2023 follow-up to his
popular My Songs album.

This album is also available on
all streaming services (iTunes,
Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.)

 

1958
The Memory Brothers

A collection of iconic
songs from the late ’50s.

This album is also available on
all streaming services (iTunes,
Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.)

 

FEELIN ALRIGHT
The Memory Brothers

Doug and Christopher Jon
put their own unique spin
on 14 classic tunes.

This album is also available on
all streaming services (iTunes,
Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.)

 

LIVE AT THE PAVILION
The Memory Brothers

A live recording catching
Kevin Conner and Doug
at their best in 1994.

MEMORY BROTHERS
and GOOD FRIENDS
The Memory Brothers

Doug and Kevin perform with
10 very talented musicians
that they’d met during
their travels throughout
the Upper Midwest.

MY SONGS
Kevin Conner

Kevin and Doug’s 2022
collaboration. Outstanding!

This album is also available on
all streaming services (iTunes,
Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.)

 

RETROSPECT
The Rubber Band

Sixteen iconic tunes
from the golden age
of rock ‘n roll.


SOMETIME IN SEPTEMBER

The Memory Brothers
(featuring Doug Koempel)

This album is also available on
all streaming services (iTunes,
Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.)

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MEMORY BROTHERS’ WEBSITE

The MEMORY BROTHERS’ website is huge with hundreds of pages of content. The site seamlessly weaves back and forth between archived and current online content.

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WHO ARE THE MEMORY BROTHERS?

personnel

Doug Koempel & Larry Crandall - original Memory Brothers 1967
Doug Koempel & Larry Crandall (2010)
Christopher Jon, Doug Koempel and Dave Christopherson induction into 2019 Midwest Music Hall of Fame.
Memory Bros Large Band

(l to r) Erik Berg, Dave Christopherson, Larry Crandall, Mike Flack, Christopher Jon and Doug Koempel.

(front) Doug Koempel and Christopher Jon
(back) Keith Zeller, Larry Crandall, Erik Berg
and Lefty Schrage.

Memory Brothers inducted into IRRMA Hall of Fame 2013.

(l to r) Doug Koempel, Christopher Jon, Keith Zeller, Dave Christopherson, Erik Berg, Mike Flack and Kevin Conner

Memory Brothers live!

Click videos to the left to watch Memory Brothers LARGE Band performing at the IRRMA Hall of Fame induction concert in 2013 (top), a town celebration in Blairsburg, Iowa in 2019 (center) and at the MAMA Hall of Fame induction concert in 2019 (bottom.)

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