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the Rhode Runners


Cincinnati, 1964-7

The Rhode Runners were led by guitarist Don Magnus and were named after the hugely popular Cincinnati DJ Dusty Rhodes. Other members of the band were Frank Gilb, Fred Boone, Jerry Hanna, and Billy Reilly.

The band recorded 4 songs at Magnetic, with the help of Jimmy and Toody Heath on drums and sax. According to Magnus, were passing through and played on the session, along with getting writer credit. The songs "Phantom Freighter" and "Miss Mary Jane" were released on 45, with "Road Runner Baby" and "I Love You Truly" supposed released in 2006 on a reunion CD.

Discography:
Phantom Freighter / Miss. Mary Jane - Heath no #, 1966