Bob Maher, Jim Schamp,
Ron Browne, Doug Earl

December, 1961.
The former Chapman College Cardinal Quartet had not sung barbershop as a group before, but were mainly doing arrangements of the Hi-Lo's and The Four Freshmen at college functions. When they auditioned they had learned about 3 barbershop songs and Ron Browne said that "Shortnin' Bread" got them the job