Mike Bolan, Doug Wanamaker, Pete Shepperd, Dexter Yates
Tom Dotzler, Jack Fullwiler
The Fabulous Shadows in about 1964

The Fabulous Shadows
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
1963 - 1968
1980 - Present


Mike Bolan ~ Lead Guitar
Tom Dotzler ~ Saxophone, Vocals
Dr. Jack Fullwiler ~ Saxophone
Jim Frame ~ Vocals
Glen Smith ~ Vocals
Pete Shepperd ~ Bass Guitar
Doug Wanamaker ~ Drums
Dexter Yates ~ Keyboards

Image courtesy of Stephen Shepperd
Jim Frame, Doug Wanamaker, Pete Shepperd, Mike Bolan, Dexter Yates, and Dr. Jack Fullwiler

Image courtesy of Stephen Shepperd
Dr. Jack Fullwiler, Mike Bolan, Jim Frame, Doug Wanamaker
Pete Shepperd, Dexter Yates

The band reunited in the 1980's and haved played one or more dates per year each year since that time, usually in support of local charities.  Their play list is pretty much the same as it was in the 60's - lots of Wailers, Viceroys, and other Northwest music mixed with early Stones, Beatles, etc. from that period.

Glen Smith and Mike Bolan joined the San Francisco group Mount Rushmore after the Fabulous Shadows broke apart.

Stephen Shepperd, December 2001

Being in high school in 1964 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho meant you danced to the Fabulous Shadows.  They were as much a part of our lives as Coeur d'Alene Lake, Playland Pier, and Robbie's Drive-in .  I joined the Vibrants in 1965, and the Shadows were our inspiration and musical mentors.

Eric Burgeson, June 2011

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Last Update:   5 June 2011
Credits:  Stephen Shepperd, Eric Burgeson
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