Rob Stoner

Bass guitar, Musical Artist

1948 –

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Who is Rob Stoner?

Robert David Rothstein, better known as Rob Stoner, is an American multi-instrumental musician.

His father, Arthur Rothstein, was an American photographer.

Rob Stoner started his career backing up various artists in New York City. His work can be heard on Don McLean's classic "American Pie".

In 1973 he began a solo career that would eventually land him a contract with Epic Records in Nashville and later with MCA Records who released a critically acclaimed solo album, Patriotic Duty, in 1980 Stoner also recorded an album of his original songs for Sun Records in the early 1980s.

In the summer of 1975 he was hired as bandleader, opening act and bass player in Bob Dylan's band. He played with Dylan during the Rolling Thunder Revue tour and on the Far East leg of Dylan's 1978 World Tour. His singing and playing is featured on many Bob Dylan recordings.

After quitting touring life with Dylan he resumed his solo career. He is still active and giving guitar lessons in Rockland County, New York. He has played with such diverse artists as Chris Spedding, Link Wray, Robert Gordon, Chuck Berry, and Joni Mitchell.

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Born
Apr 20, 1948
Manhattan
Also known as
  • Robert David Rothstein
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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