I have been playing guitar and writing songs since my early teenage years. I was in a band for many years called Nostradamus, formed by my best friend Mari Ann McMahon in Hollywood, Florida in 1994. The line-up consisted of me on guitar, Mari Ann on vocals and keyboard, Douglas Mahoney on drums and Nicky Nod on bass.
Although we had gigs, we were primarily a jam band. Our sets consisted primaril ... read more
Doug, the drummer, is originally from Massachusetts. He is currently living in Tennessee and is recording his own music.
Randy joined Mari Ann in Florida in 1994 to form Nostradamus. He started playing guitar in 1969 and was heavily influenced by the Beatles and many other bands of the Sixties. He learned many styles and wrote songs. After living in Massachusetts, he moved to Florida in 1991. While he was the guitarist of Nostradamus, he worked as a software developer. Since moving back to the Boston area, he has focused on recording and promoting his own songs.
Mari Ann McMahon
Mari Ann founded Nostradamus in 1994. She was the band leader, lead singer and keyboardist. She also composed most of the band's songs. Mari Ann was born in Los Angeles, moved to Chicago and then to Fort Lauderdale in the early sixties. Her father was a singer who was well known in Chicago. She led choirs in church. She was influenced by the music the Sixties. She was also an accomplished painter, writer, poet and lyricist. She passed away in Miami in 2014 but will remain forever in my heart. RIP Mari Ann