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Over the years, between 1984 and 2015, including leader John Freeman, there have been 15 people who officially played in the Magnolias (many who left and returned later) and a 16th who filled in on Bass for the West Coast Tour of 1990. A 17th who filled in on drums for one show at SXSW 2006. Current drummer, Pat McKenna, played together with John in The Pushbacks. Here's a list of everyone who played and when and the lineups they made up.
 
1  Rhythm Guitarist, Vocals
5  Lead Guitarists
4  Bassists
5  Drummers
 
15 official members.
 
^  Lineups that made made a record together.
**  Did not appear on any released recordings.

 

 

1984-1987 ^

 

John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Tom Lischmann: Lead Guitar

John Joyce: Bass


Ron Anderson: Drums

 

1987-1988 ^

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Tom Lischmann: Lead Guitar

Ron Anderson: Drums

Kyle Killorin: Bass 

 

1988-1991 ^

 



John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Tom Lischmann: Lead Guitar

Kyle Killorin: Bass 

Tom Cook: Drums

 

John Devries: Bass on West Coast Tour of 1990**

 

1991

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Kyle Killorin: Bass 

Tom Cook: Drums

Sam Planet: Lead Guitar

 

1991-1992 ^

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Tom Cook: Drums

Kent Militzer: Lead Guitar

Caleb Palmiter: Bass

 

1992-1993

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Tom Cook: Drums

Tom Lischmann: Lead Guitar

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

 

1993

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Tom Lischmann: Lead Guitar

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

Dana Stewert: Drums **

 

1993-1994

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

Dana Stewert: Drums **

Mike Leonard: Lead Guitar

 

1994

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

Mike Leonard: Lead Guitar 

Tom Cook: Drums

 

1995

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

Mike Leonard: Lead Guitar 

Dave Wiegardt: Drums

 

1995-1997 ^

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

Dave Wiegardt: Drums

Eric Kassel: Lead Guitar

 

 

1999-2006   These years represent reunion shows. The lineups vary from show to show. 

 

David Russ: Drums March 18, 2006 SXSW Karma Lounge Austin TX **

 

2008 European Tour Lineup

 

John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Johnny O'Halloran: Bass

Eric Kassel: Lead Guitar

Tom Cook: Drums

 

2009 European Tour Lineup

 

John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Kyle Killorin: Bass

Mike Leonard: Lead Guitar

Tom Cook: Drums

 

2009- Current ^

 


John Freeman: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

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Mike Leonard: Lead Guitar, Vocals

Pat McKenna: Drums