Michael McKenna, previously with Luke & the Apostles as well as the Ugly Ducklings, shaped McKenna Mendelson Mainline with Joe Mendelson (vocals, electric guitar, bass, harmonica), Tony Nolasco (vocals, drums) and Frank Sheppard (vocals, bass, mandolin, harmonica). After Stink (1968) and Canada, Our House and Native Property (1971), the music group shortened their name to Mainline and split up immediately after. Two posthumous albums made an appearance in 1972-73: The Mainline Bump and Grind Revue — Live on the Success Theater and Biscuit Fits Mainline. Joe Mendelson’s initial solo record, Mr. Middle of the street, made an appearance in 1972. Michael McKenna and Tony Nolasco afterwards shaped Diamondback. A reunion record with McKenna known as No Substitute in addition has been released.