About the Group
The Chore Boys were some of the busiest musicians on the National
Barn Dance, providing backup for the artists from rehearsal until
Back then, Jimmy was just a senior at Purdue, majoring in Forestry.
Augie's wife was Mary Jane Klein, one of the original DeZurik Sisters
from Royallton, MN
Left to right, Augie Klein, Jimmie Hutchinson, Tony Nix and John Frigo.
Timeline and Trivia Notes
Group Members included:
- Johnny Frigo, violin
- Jimmy Gross, steel guitar
- Les Schein, string bass
- Augie Klein, accordion
- Jimmie Hutchinson, guitar (1955)
- Tony Nix, string bass (1955)