In the late-90s and early-2000s, Stu Forman was the guitarist and lead singer for the power pop group Chewy Marble, with Brian Kassan (Wondermints), Derrick Anderson (Dave Davies, The Bangles) and Tammy Glover (Sparks).
Chewy Marble released three CDs in the U.S. and on various international labels. Their debut album was included on KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer’s list of his 10 favorite albums of 1997. Their songs have been featured in the NBC show Friday Night Lights, and the Amazon Prime Video shows Outer Range, and Paper Girls.
For 20 years, from 1992 through 2012, Stu played the George Harrison part in various Beatles tribute bands, playing theaters, casino showrooms, corporate events, country fairs and festivals throughout the United States and abroad.
In 1992, Stu started his first Beatles tribute band with Ron McNeil, who would later go on to form The Fab Four, and Mac Ruffing, who would later play with 1964 - The Tribute. Stu also played many shows with future Fab Four members Ardy Sarraf and Rolo Sandoval, and Beatlemania alumni David Leon and Alan LeBoeuf, among others.
In the mid-2000s, Stu played in the highly acclaimed cover band The Record Club with Chewy Marble bandmates Brian Kassan and Derrick Anderson, along with Jim Laspesa (Brian Wilson, Dave Davies) and JK Koepfli.
The Record Club stayed busy playing street fairs, festivals, corporate events, and private parties throughout Southern California.