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Saturday 1st October 1994

TOP FEMALE rock band Rachel Rachel have disbanded. Despite two critically acclaimed albums for Star Song the American AOR band have broken up. The band's keyboard player Brynn Beltran, who recently married White Heart's Mark Gershmehl, cited "creative differences" and being located on the West Coast of an industry now primarily centred in Nashville as the reasons for the split.

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Posted by Timothy in Baltimore @ 10:57 on Jan 7 2015

I saw RACHEL RACHEL video of carry on ,back in 1995 on Z MUSIC channel. Have rediscovered them and Kansas. Fantastic GENIOUS . And the smile that Jenn York gives in video is do infectious. 20 years have passed. My lord she was the most beautiful woman ever. They did bring life to many. Mission accomplished girls. Thank u

Reply by AL in Oklahoma City, OK, USA @ 20:03 on Sep 21 2019

Their cover of Kansas's "Wayward Son" was what grabbed my attention , I still love it. And I have a funny/embarrassing story. I received a PM on Facebook from Brynn Gershmehl a few years ago after I jumped into a bunch of really rude comments people were writing about a White Heart reunion tour that had been planned, then unfortunately had to be cancelled.
I've never worked on anything as big as a WH reunion tour, but have worked on every area of booking, promoting... every aspect of putting a concert together, so I knew whatever happened to call this off was *not* a small thing. So I told everyone to cut it out, and "Hey! You are supposed to be their fans? You're treating all of these guys like they murdered someone. Cut it out"
So the note came from Brynn, I recognised her last name, she was so kind and so grateful for my little comment, so it must have been really bad on Mark's end. So she's been my Facebook friend all this time, probably 8 years, and I had no idea until now - 2019! - that she was half of Rachel Rachel.
Probably a good thing, since I might've gone all fangirl goofy :0) I think she & Mark got married in the early '90s though...

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