SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A founding member of the "Swingin' Medallions" passed away after a battle with Parkinson's disease.
John McElrath passed away on Saturday. He was 77.
The band confirmed the news via a Facebook post.
The "Swingin' Medallions" are considered a "party band" formed in the early 1960s. The band is based out of the Greenwood, SC area.