Mystic Merlin were from New York. The original line-up consisted of: Clyde Bullard (bass) Barry Roark Strutt (sax / keyboards)
Leslie Dorsey (keyboards / lead and background vocals) Jerry Anderson (guitars / background vocals)
Keith Gonzales (lead vocals / harmonica) Sly Randolph (drums / percussion / background vocals)
and Betty Brown (lead and background vocals). Mystic Merlin were originally a novelty act incorporating magic into their live shows before being taken seriously on the soul / dance scene. The group were, originally known as Mystic Merlin's Magic Band.