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Bob CLARK (1984)

Bob Clark

1938 – Born on February 26th in Canberra.

1952 – Bob started to learn the guitar. The family moved to Melbourne where he entered numerous talent quests and reached the finals in 3KZ’s “Swallow Shows”.

A meeting with Alan and Russ Hawking led to his appearance on the “Trail Blazers”, a half hour weekly program. Bob became a regular for two years whilst working in advertising during the day.

1968 – Moved to Tamworth and formed what was to become the first resident country music band for the “Travelodge Oxley Room Restaurant”, “The Oxley Ramblers”.

This band also provided backing on many club and country music shows.

He also hosted his own live half-hour radio program.

Early 1970’s – Recorded 2 EP’s for Hadley. Toured with Slim Dusty.

Back in Tamworth he became a regular musician providing lead and rhythm guitar on Hadley recordings.

Bob plays bass, pedal steel, dobro and lead and rhythm guitar.

Moved to Coffs Harbour and recorded “The Three Bells” album for “Country Records”.

1984 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.