Bob Falk

Bob Falk

BMHOF Class of 2012

[Bob Falk] Bob Falk: is a longtime local guitarist who has played with Tight Grip, The Shadows, The Stone Country Band, Hot Guitars From Buffalo, The Willys, Moonshine Express, Billy McEwen, Lee Ron Davis, John Mahoney, The Project, and the J.C. Thompson Band.

Bobby was raised in Tonawanda and started playing guitar at 10 years old. In 1977 he joined the country rock band Moonshine Express and toured the States and Southern Ontario. This led to a gig backing the legendary Bo Diddley for a week. A few months later they were asked to be Diddley's backing band again this time at the Lone Star Café in New York City. They became the house band for the Lone Star for the next four years and appeared on the nationwide TV show Live from The Lone Star.

While in NYC Falk became friends with ace session guitarist Elliott Randall best known for his guitar solo on Steely Dan's "Reeling in the Years". They remain friends to this day.Other national artists that Bob has worked with include Denny Laine of The Moody Blues, and Paul McCartney & Wings; Terry Sylvester of The Hollies and Swinging Blue Jeans; Uncle John Turner, the drummer for Johnny Winters; and Cornell Gunter of The Coasters. He has shared the stage with Ritchie Havens and James Cotton. Bob has opened for Della Reese, Jerry Jeff Walker, John Kay and Steppenwolf, The Marshall Tucker Band, Asleep at the Wheel, The Outlaws, Kinkey Friedman, Stuff, Diamond Rio, Levon Helm, Johnny Paycheck, and The Fish (of Country Joe and The Fish). 

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