From Randy Viers IMDB: "After a brief career in television, Randy returned to his first love, playing drums and performing live. In 1966 he joined Nokie Edwards, (The Ventures), in his new band, The Marksmen, which featured Nokie and legendary Northwest guitarist, Ty Willard (Buck Owens). Nokie eventually pursued a solo career before returning to The Ventures. Randy and Ty Willard developed a very close personal and professional relationship that continued on for decades."
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