The Sand Trippers

Approximate Years Active1966-67
HometownFt. Pierce
Members and LineupsJon Kral: vocals
Bob Melton: guitars
Jimmy Strange: guitars
Steve Chandler: drums
Jeff Wright: bass
Venues PlayedRed Velvet Saloon, many locations in Ft. Pierce, Vero Beach, Cocoa, Melbourne, Okeechobee, Stuart, and various colleges around the state
Original SongsSay You Love Me (music and arrangement: Jimmy Strange, lyrics: Bob Melton)
Give A Little (Jimmy Strange)
RecordingsParis Tower Records – Say You Love Me (A side-vocal Bob Melton) Give A Little – (B side-vocal Jon Kral)
Comments, Highlights, StoriesFeatured act on “Hi-Time” TV dance show on WFLA Television channel 8 in Tampa, Florida. Featured act and opening act for major label artists at WARN radio teen dances at Ft. Pierce National Guard Armory. Featured act at Tiger’s Paw teen dance in Cocoa with Roving Flames and several other bands. Played many high school and college proms and dances, as well teen dances all over Florida.