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Bob Lido (born September 21, 1914 - died August 9, 2000) was an American born musician and singer who was a regular member of television's The Lawrence Welk Show, his instrument was the violin. September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The opening credits for The Lawrence Welk Show Lawrence Welk during a taping of The Lawrence Welk Show The Lawrence Welk Show was a musical variety show hosted by former big band leader Lawrence Welk. ... A violin The violin is a bowed stringed musical instrument that has four strings tuned a perfect fifth apart. ...

Welk show singer and violinist Bob Lido
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Welk show singer and violinist Bob Lido

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey; he began playing the violin as a child and later took vocal lessons. His talents led him to stints as a featured performer with Carmen Cavalaro's band and later with Perry Como's supper club. He joined Welk in 1952 and until the maestro's retirement in 1982, Bob was their featured violinist, and an accomplished vocalist both with tender ballads, jazz favorites and also country music. He also was one of the show's comics as well, featured in many humorous novelty songs with fellow Welk stars such as Aladdin, Larry Hooper and Charlie Parlato. The skyline of Jersey City, as seen from Lower New York Bay. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Largest city Trenton Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A ballad is a story in song, usually a narrative song or poem. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) In popular music, country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music that began... A novelty song is a song, usually in a recorded form, that defies the usual categorisation of music, or may not even be music. ... Larry Hooper (July 22, 1917 – June 10, 1983) was an American musician and vocalist. ...


He also led a revival of the Hotsy Totsy Boys, one of Lawrence's early bands, which were popular features on the show during the early 1970s. They featured Lido as lead vocalist and fiddler, Parlato on trumpet, Russ Klein on saxophone, Richard Maloof on tuba, Bob Havens on trombone, Neil Levang on ukelele and banjo, Bob Ralston on piano and Jack Imel playing the drums and spoons. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1971 to 1980, inclusive. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... The violin is a stringed musical instrument that has four strings tuned a fifth apart. ... Trumpeter redirects to here. ... Saxophones of different sizes play in different registers. ... Richard Maloof (born January 17, 1944) is an American musician who played bass and tuba for the Lawrence Welk orchestra. ... The tuba is the largest of the low-brass instruments and is one of the most recent additions to the modern symphony orchestra, first appearing in the mid-19th century, when it largely replaced the ophicleide. ... trombone player Bob Havens Bob Havens (born May 3, 1930) is an American big band and jazz musician who appeared on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1960 to 1982. ... A lip-reed aerophone with a predominantly cylindrical bore, the trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. ... guitarist Neil Levang Neil Levang (born January 3, 1933) is an American born musician who is best known from televisions The Lawrence Welk Show, his instruments are the guitar and the banjo. ... Ukulele The ukulele (pronounced OO-koo-LAY-lay, or the Anglicised YOU-ka-LAY-lee), or uke, is a fretted string instrument which is, in its construction, essentially a smaller, four-stringed version of the guitar. ... Old 6-string zither banjo For other uses, see Banjo (disambiguation) The banjo is a stringed instrument of African American origin, early or original examples sometimes being called the gourd banjo. Its name is commonly thought to be derived from the Kimbundu term mbanza. ... Lawrence Jack Imel (born June 9, 1932 in Portland, Indiana) is an American singer, dancer, musician, and television producer who is best known for his work on The Lawrence Welk Show. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ...


Lido died in 2000 from complications of a stroke. This article is about the year 2000. ... For other uses, see Stroke (disambiguation). ...


 
 

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