Bob is one of the most accomplished Fiddle players around! He does one of the best versions of the "Orange Blossom Special" you will ever hear. Let us really wow! your guests when we finish our live set with this really up beat fiddle tune.
Bob Rohan or as he is known in Texas as “Bad Bob” has been playing the fiddle and singing in various groups for over 30 years in Texas, and has opened for Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Carlene Carter and John Conley to name a few.
Bob has played in bands that have backed up country legends like Hank Thompson, Ray Price, Jack Greene, Pam Tillis, and Dale Watson.
His first album “Bad Bob” recorded in 1983 was well-received in Texas and his version of “Orange Blossom Special” was a favorite at country nightclubs and discos in the Houston area.
Bob’s new CD “Bad Bob and his Good Friends” has been played a great deal in the United States and Europe and his traditional swing style has been popular in Holland, Australia, England, Belgium, Germany and recently Spain. Bob is also a gifted songwriter and wrote nine songs on his recent CD. Along with songwriting, Bob is also a talented cartoonist has a self syndicated comic strip titled “Buffalo Gals”. The comic feature is about two cowgirls “Bess Winchester” and “Connie Cheyenne”. The comic strip was inspired after playing with “The Hays County Gals and Pals” a cowgirl western group that toured through Texas, Oklahoma and as far west as Elko, Nevada. Bob has won The Wisconsin State Fiddle Championship and has been nominated several times from The Academy of Western Artists for Best Cowboy Cartoonist.
Vocalist / Lead Guitar
Influences - Frank Sinatra, Willie Nelson and Ray Charles. Lover of Baseball and Jazz!
Randy's career began in 1980 when he organized the band "Tumbleweed Connection" They toured New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Texas until '87 when they disbanded. Randy then became the lead singer of the "Straight Up Band", a popular Houston based group that performed at nightclubs, festivals, hotels and weddings. The 90's began with Randy doing theartrical productions of The Best Lil' Whorehouse in Texas and Patsy Cline's Always. He then began doing appearances with the Ronnie Renfro Big Band 18-piece orchestra as a guest singer and guitarist. Also during the time, he produced You've Been Kind of Cold for himself and co-produced The Moving Men, an album with other talented artists and musicians. In 1998, Randy began touring with recording artist Doug Supernaw as his guitarist. Randy has also assigned himself the duty of writing a movie script entitled Back in Luck, a true Texas western. He released the album Family Portrait in 2003, which includes guest appearances by Willie Nelson and legendary musician Bucky Meadows. Randy's new album Deep Whiskey includes songs "Between Hell and A Honky Tonk", "When I was Down" and "Laying Low In Mexico". This was released in June of 2011.
Vocalist / Rhythm Guitar / Mandolin