Marksmen Quartet, The


  • From Murrayville, Georgia.
  • A gospel quartet that formed in the early 1970’s.
  • Members: Earle Wheeler (bass), his son Mark Wheeler (guitar/banjo), Darrin Chambers (guitar/Dobro™), Tommy Dutton (mandolin.)
  • 1991, won Video of the Year for “Grandpa Was a Farmer (Independent Country Music Awards).
  • 1992, won a “Telly” award for their video “Wagon Tracks.”
  • 1993-95, won SPBGMA award for Best Bluegrass Gospel Group.
  • 2009, released Blue Ridge Mountain Memories: 20 Gospel Favorites album (Rural Rhythm).