- Doc started playing blues and British Invasion music at colleges, town halls and roadhouses in South Dakota in 1964. In the 60's he played in landmark clubs like "The Cafe Wah', The Hippidrome and Trudy Hellers in New york City. He moved to eastern Long Island and played and recorded through the 70's and 80's mostly in NYC and The Hamptons. Some of those bands were: The Tweed Ring, The Wall, The Sunrise Highway Band, The Muskrats and the( NY) Shakers. In 1989 Doc moved to Springhill, Florida and soon joined a local band as a drummer. He then formed several bands here in Florida including, The Big Foot Boogie Band, The Shakers, The Doc Shaker Band, Rhythm Xpress, Doc Shaker's Blues Remedy and Blues & Company before forming today's Big Foot .
He is an international Blues Challenge finalist, and a veteran of numerous Blues Festivals.
In 2012 he was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame.
He also was the drummer for the infamous, " Mighty Sparrow ".
OFFICIAL BIG FOOT GUEST PERFORMERS :
RICHARD A. SMITH
DOC SHAKER'S BLUES REMEDY is a 2,3,or 4 man band,made up of guitar and any combination of other instruments you prefer to meet your taste and budget.
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