Four Retired guys playing the soundtrack of their lives. Rock, Country, Blues

We are a group of retired guys who are having fun entertaining and playing the music of our youth. Three of us are Vietnam Veterans and we support patriotic programs. GOD BLESS AMERICA 

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Gene Cousens, Musical Director

Gene’s musical adventure started at age 7 with the accordion in his hometown of Detroit -- Motown!   He moved on to the sax and guitar in high school.   He  joined the very popular band, The Trade Winds, which played in the top venues around Detroit  and occasionlly backed Mitch Ryder.  Relocating  to Delaware, he was a founding member  of The Short Term Memories with Rick Holmes and Ron Wilson.  He can be heard playing guitar, keyboard and vocals. Gene is a Real Estate referral agent.


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Rick Holmes

Rick originally from suburban Philly, attended Widener University on a Pole Vaulting Scholarship, after which he joined the Marine Corps serving in combat in Vietnam. 

In his early years he played the trumpet and started on guitar. Music was always a big part of his life and self taught on guitar about 8 years ago playing with friends. He was a founding member of The Short Term Memories with Ron Wilson and Gene Cousens.

Tom Borlik -  Guitar

One of the Original Members that has returned to The Short Term Memories. From the Annapolis area, Singer, song writer, and rhythm guitar. Tom has played in several bands in the Baltimore area. Recorded a song in 1984 that received play on the local radio. Tom served in the Army in Vietnam as a door gunner in a Medievac helicopter in 71 and 72.