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Encyclopedia > Bob Moore

Bob Loyce Moore (born November 30, 1932 in Nashville, Tennessee), is an American session musician, orchestra leader, and legendary bassist. is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: , Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Sideman. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A bassist is a musician who plays a double bass or electric bass (also referred to as bass guitar). ...

Moore developed his musical skills as a boy, and by age fifteen he was playing double bass on a tent show tour with a Grand Ole Opry musical group. At age eighteen he excepted a position touring with Little Jimmy Dickens. At age twenty, his abilities brought an offer to play on the famed Red Foley TV show, The Ozark Jubilee. Working with Foley's band in Springfield, Missouri while traveling to Nashville on weekends proved to be exhausting. After two years, he returned to his native Nashville. Side and front views of a modern double bass with a French bow. ... The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly Saturday night country music radio program broadcast live on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee, and televised on Great American Country network. ... Clyde Julian Red Foley ( June 17, 1910 - September 19, 1968) was a country music singer. ... Springfield is the third largest city (pop. ...

Bob Moore was a child of 12 when he first met Owen Bradley. At that time, Owen was playing trombone in WSM's staff band. In 1950 Owen Bradley hired Bob Moore to perform on a direct-to-disk transcription which was uploaded via cable from the stage of the Ryman Theatre. Soon thereafter, Owen Bradley became the head of Nashville's division of Decca records. Bob Moore's blossoming musical talent coincided perfectly with Owen Bradley's transition to businessman and thus, Bob's session musician career was born.

Bob Moore went on to perform on more than seventeen thousand recordings sessions or the equivalent of about 50,000 songs.

In 1958 he played on his first of many Elvis Presley sessions. The following year he teamed up with Fred Foster to establish Monument Records where he would become part of the musical success of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, Roy Orbison. In 1960, he formed the Bob Moore Orchestra and recorded an album which included the song " Mexico" that as a 45rpm single went to No. 7 on the Billboard pop music charts. Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... Fred Luther Foster (born July 26, 1931) is a songwriter, music record producer, and founder of Monument Records. ... Monument Records was a record label founded in 1958 by Fred Foster and Bob Moore. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... In music, a single is a short (usually ten minutes or less) record, usually featuring one or two tracks as A-side, often accompanied by several B-sides—usually remixes or other songs. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ...

In his long career, Moore has worked in a variety of music scenes, including a performance at the Newport Jazz Festival and recording with Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra. While he has strong roots in country music, and in 1994 Life magazine named him the number one "Country Bassist" of all time, as a sessions player his volume and diversity of work is unrivaled, having performed with artists such as Bob Dylan, Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sammy Davis, Jr., Julie Andrews, Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Connie Francis, Wayne Newton, Quincy Jones, Burl Ives, and for the French singer, Johnny Halliday. His son is outsider rock singer/songwriter R. Stevie Moore. His daughter, Linda Faye Moore, was Miss Tennessee and a Top 10 finisher in the Miss America pageant; she was a member of the 1980's country-pop female band Calamity Jane, which had minor hits with 1981's "Send Me Somebody To Love" and a 1982 cover of the Beatles' "I've Just Seen A Face." His two other sons, Gary and Harry, are not involved in the music business. The Newport Jazz Festival is a music festival held every August in Newport, Rhode Island. ... Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979) was the long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specialized in popular music. ... The Boston Pops Orchestra was founded in 1885 as a subsection of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... A cover of Life Magazine from 1911 Life has been the name of two notable magazines published in the United States. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925, Glendale, Arizona - December 8, 1982), was an American Country & Western Hall of Fame musician. ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935), also known by the nickname The Killer, is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... This article is about the entertainer. ... Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (born Julia Elizabeth Wells[1] on 1 October 1935[2]) is a BAFTA, Emmy, Grammy and Academy Award-winning English actress, singer, author and cultural icon. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American jazz-oriented popular singer and Academy Award-winning actor. ... For other persons named Andrew Williams, see Andrew Williams (disambiguation). ... August 2007 Connie Francis (born December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American pop singer best known for international hit songs such as Whos Sorry Now?, Where The Boys Are, and Everybodys Somebodys Fool. // Born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero in the Italian Down Neck or... Carson Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942, in Roanoke, Virginia) is an American singer and entertainer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... Quincy Delightt Jones Jr. ... Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (14 June 1909 – 14 April 1995), an Academy Award winner, was an acclaimed American folk music singer, author, and actor. ... Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday (born June 15, 1943) is a French singer and actor. ... Robert Steven Moore (born January 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. ... Should not be confused with Miss USA. Miss America contestants visit Andrews Air Force Base in 2003 The Miss America pageant is a long-standing competition which awards scholarships to young women from the 50 states plus two territories of the United States of America. ... The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 as part of their first tour of the United States, promoting their first hit single there, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ...

External links

  • Bob Moore's home page
  • R. Stevie's Bob Moore site
  • Llynda More

  Results from FactBites:
Gradi Martin, Bob Moore (1562 words)
Moore not only met his goal of becoming a musician and playing the Opry, but went on to become one of the most recorded musicians ever, with over 17,000 sessions to his credit.
Moore also learned the sideman's secret to increasing his income on the Opry: "There wasn't a house band on the Opry, but there were always enough people hanging around to play.
Bob Moore's regular appearances on the Opry dwindled after he joined Red Foley's band in 1952 and moved to Springfield, Mo. When Moore returned to Nashville, most of his time became occupied by session work.
Bob Moore at AllExperts (366 words)
Bob Loyce Moore (born November 30, 1932 in Nashville, Tennessee), is an American session musician, orchestra leader, and legendary bassist.
Moore developed his musical skills as a boy, and by age fifteen had already played double bass for a musical group on the Grand Ole Opry.
In 1960, he formed the Bob Moore Orchestra and recorded an album which included the song "Mexico" that as a 45rpm single went to No. 7 on the Billboard pop music charts.
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