Related Information for Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs, sometimes referred to as just The Fireballs, were an American rock and roll group particularly popular at the end of the 1950's through to the early 1960's. The original line-up consisted of Chuck Tharp (vocals), George Thomsco (lead guitar), Dan Trammell (rhythm guitar), Stan Lark (bass), and Eric Budd (drums). The Fireballs were formed in Raton, New Mexico, and received minimal success in the late 50's, until Tharp, Budd and Trammell left the gr.. read more