Category Archives: Sussex-Hamilton

Jeffrey Pulvermacher

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Jeffrey Pulvermacher: “Music” This is something near and dear to my heart. It’s been instilled in me from a very young age. My parents encouraged myself, and my brothers and sisters to include song into our daily activities. The family reunions, the rides in the car, washing dishes, so many things we did included music. Remember when, (at least people… Read more »

Sensation Band

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Sensation Band John F Rickinger – August 9, 2017: Okay a few more memories moving into the HHS reunion weekend. In 1975 I teamed up with Don Fisher, Jeff Turnbull, Jeff Engle to form SENSATION. Don & Jeff E where doing a two some. By 1978 we changed a couple guys and where playing everywhere. Joe Salamone out of Denver,… Read more »

We Return band

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  We Return Band The beginning of Peace Valley Connection was actually kind of a union of people from three Sussex Hamilton bands that were going through some changes due to members graduating and other changes. The most well known and accomplished group was “We Return” formerly known as the “The Reason Why.” The members of this group included Steve… Read more »

Tom Leipzig, musician

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  Tom Leipzig Tom LeipzigNice memory walk Mark… It was a great time for me and being associated with some very talented people (as many of the same kept up thier music interests and still “have it” to enjoy)! Tom LeipzigI was a drummer and back up singer in my day… Not as good as the rest of the players… Read more »

Tommy Riewe, musician

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  Tommy Riewe Tommy Riewe from Butler and Hamilton High School, member of 76 Juliet band. Teacher, Guitarist at Self Employed Musician 1996 to present Studied Music Performance – Fingerstyle Guitar at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Past: UW-Milwaukee and Hamilton High. 76 Juliet’s first show @ Mickey G’s in Waukesha. Good times! Have we really been at this since 1999?!… Read more »

The Grindstone Band

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  The Grindstone Band The beginning of Peace Valley Connection was actually kind of a union of people from three Sussex Hamilton bands that were going through some changes due to members graduating and other changes. The most well known and accomplished group was “We Return” formerly known as the “Reason Why.” The members of this group included Steve Fuller,… Read more »

Thee Radicals band

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  Thee Radicals Band Mike Truttschel: Mike Reilly, this is a very cool thing that you are doing to preserve musical memories for a lot of us. I’m adding some photo albums to my FB page of my previous bands “The Reason Why” and “We Return.” You are welcome to use any of those as well. One other band that had… Read more »

Local School Bands

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  Local School Bands Lannon School Marching Band, April 1941; Note: Editor Mike Reilly’s Mother, Marie Miller, is in front row just to right of drum. 1939 – new Lannon Elementary School is built and dedicated on September 1st,  and classes began on Monday September 11th. Grade 1 had 8 enrolled; grade 2 – 10; grade 3 – 14; grade… Read more »

Scotty Meissner and Majestic Mudd Band

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  Scotty Meissner & Majestic Mudd Band http://www.majesticmudd.com/ Song writer & Musician atmajestic mudd  Members: SCOTTy MEISSNER: guitar, vocals and rambling RICK “fu” BAUER: percussion and silliness JOseph WAGNER: drums and skills CHUCKles BRUMMOND: percussion — Mike Reilly: Scotty, “How did you get interested in music?” “How did you learn?” “Were you involved in school music, band, church, etc?” “Were… Read more »