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Album: Look Out for the CheaterReleased: 1966Charted:
Dennis of Anchorage, Alaska, tells us: "Bob Kuban was one of my high school music teachers at Bishop DuBourg Catholic High School in St Louis, MO in the early to mid 1960s. He played the drums on "The Cheater" and the band was his. The Inman were sort of ahead of their time (pre "Chicago") in that they utilized brass in the band which Bob was a big fan of doing and so was I. One of my buddy's from high school, Skip Weisman, played the trombone on the song. Bob and his band were also in an episode of Route 66 one year when they came through St Louis. I know Bob played trumpet and taught our small trumpet practice classes all the time. I graduated in 1964 and I was in the Air Force in 1966, but remember coming home on leave and it was all you heard on the local radio stations. I remember hearing it on a jukebox in the Philippines when I was stationed at Clark Air Force Base in '66-'67. As far as I know Bob still lives in St Louis.