Force, Phoenix, The Stats, Brat.
Skeeter Ferrell, born Shelly Keats Ferrell on 10/1/1955, grew up in Central Lake Michigan and is best known as the drummer and founding member of Force (formerly Phoenix) from 1973 to 1982. Skeeter was a Music Major at CMU before going on the road with Force. Following the band’s breakup he played drums for Lansing based power-pop band “The Stats” in 1983 then toured with Michigan band “Brat” until 1986. Ferrell owns and operates guitar repair company Nashville Fretworks and now resides on Dauphin Island.