The Swingin' Medallions have been based out of the Greenwood South Carolina area, since the early 's. Their musical roots came from listening to the early rhythm and blues acts. The song became a million seller in , and has been a party classic for college students for decades. The members of the Swingin' Medallions have changed over the past thirty years, with John McElrath being the leader and only original member to be performing today. The personnel of the band has always included around eight members with at least a four piece horn section. The high energy party style stage performance of the first Swingin' Medallions has been passed down to the band that performs today.
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Johnny Cox and Hack Bartley replaced the two at saxophones. Billboard Hot in ,  and propelled their full-length album to 88 on the Billboard The band continued to be popular in the American South. The band with a shifting cast continued to do reunion shows into the s.
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