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     McMeel, Mickey

    He is a drummer, percussionist, singer and actor who made an appearance with the Bo Street Runners as a drummer and vocalist on their Ready Stead Win (1 Track) in 1964. 

     

    Nine years later in 1975 he became a member of the successful group Three Dog Night.  He appeared on their albums Coming Down Your Way and American Pastime and their last Top 40 hit “Till The World Ends”. 

     

    In 1976 he became “Turkey” with Kaptain Kool & The Kongs who hosted The Krofft Supershow.  As this character he also appeared on The Bay City Rollers Meet the Saturday Superstars in 1978.  That same year he played the drums on the album Ladies on the Stage by Millington. 

     

    Branching out in other roles he has played a radical in Washington: Behind Closed Doors, appeared in an episode of WKRP in Cincinatti, played the accountant in the movie Xanadu and a cop in Hard to Kill.  

     

    Outside of music he founded and runs the Inner City Slickers organisation that has ranches in various states where children work closely with horses and learn to deal with becoming responsible citizens and confidence building.

     

    Sources:

    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Dog_Night
    2. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0573215/
    3. http://www.70slivekidvid.com/krofft.htm
    4. http://www.innercityslickers.org/home.htm
    5. http://www.retrojunk.com/details_tvshows/3364-the-krofft-supershow/
    6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coming_Down_Your_Way
    7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Pastime
    8. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fpfexq95ldhe
    9. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:gifixqegldae~T4

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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