Gene Cornish


Oral History Information

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Musician, Guitarist

Gene Cornish began playing harmonica at an early age and soon added guitar to his list of instruments, the very two he would make a full career from.  As an original member of the rock band The Rascals, Gene performed and recorded on all eight of the band's albums and string of hit songs including "Good Lovin'," "Groovin'," and "People Got to Be Free.".  Gene was among the members of the band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.