There's more than just one band called The Brogues: 1. A 60's garage rock band. The Brogues was a Merced, California band formed in 1964 and split in 1965. The members Gary Grubb (better known as Gary Duncan) and Greg Elmore later joined the Quicksilver Messenger Service, a San Francisco-based band that received relatively wide commercial success. The other members of the band were Eddie Rodrigues on guitar, Rick Campbell on organ and Bill Whittington on bass.