Bobby Winkelman

Bass guitar, Musical Artist


Who is Bobby Winkelman?

Robert "Bobby" Winkelman is an American singer, song writer, rhythm guitarist, and bass guitarist who was a founding member of the East Bay band, "The Epics".

At age 17, he released the band's first AM hit single record, with its side A, "Humpty Dumpty", and side B, "Homesick", on radio station KFRC, in 1966.

In 1967, he became a founding member of psychedelic rock band 'Frumious Bandersnatch'. The band released its first, transparent, psychedelic-purple, four-song, 33 1/3 playing speed LP that year.

He later became a performing, recording member in the Steve Miller Band, in which he wrote, sang, and played his original song, "Good Morning", as well as other album tracks, which appeared on their 1970 album "STEVE MILLER BAND NUMBER 5", on Capitol Records. He also played and sang on Steve Miller's 1972 released Anthology album.

In 1975, Bobby got a solo artist record deal with the Warner Brothers Record Company, and they released his album entitled, "BONAROO", with his original songs, "Life's Sweet Song", "Dream On", Melody Maker", "Spirit of a Dead Man", "I See the Light" and "Let's Go Down to the River".

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on July 23, 2013


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