Randy Bluesman Hocks Bluesmachine And Friends Resume
Began playing Soul and Blues with Recording Artists Professionally in 1965. Won a Band contest in miami, and played For President Johnson's Reception at The Dupont Plaza Hotel. In 1965 worked with Recording Artist Billy Miranda. (Soul Band) Band Members: Jazz Bo Brown Guitar formerly with Percy Sledge; Eddie Hope Drums Formerly with Roy Orbison; Al Colson Tenor Sax formerly with Little Richard. While I was with the group had the good fortune to play with the late Legend LES PAUL. 1966 in chicago to 1970 was Bass player for: LEGEND and BLUES HALL of FAMER-LONNIE BROOKS ; MOTHERS FINEST; Ronnie (Skeets Anderson) guitar Sam Cooke; Drummer Leon Recorded "Higher and Higher with Jackie Wilson;- Ray Parrish (guitar)Elvin Bishop- Band leader of The Original Soul survivors (Baby Hueys rythym section) Worked with Sammy Fender (guitar Bobby Womack) Rick Howard (Rodan) drummer for Baby Huey Circa 1994 Tampa Bay founded the Tampa Bay Blues Machine Featuring Nitro Boseman Vocals/Blues Harp. Played 3 Blues Festivals opened for: DIAMOND TEETH MARY, ROCK BOTTOM, and The Tampa Bay Blues Fest. Played the opening Season Party for The TAMPA BAY BUCS Joined BMI as a Song writer. 08/20/2009 Recorded "The Texas Holdem Blues/ started getting Airplay Sept 16th. On Sept 27th The DJ (Mray from Blues on the Bay live365.com) Notified me The song reached The Top 2% on his Station, and currently doing well on others. Available on cdbaby and http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-texas-holdem-blues/id338643339 On March 8th 2010 I was Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as The Ambassador to Tampa. http://www.twitter.com/RandyBluesman
On Jan 3rd 2010 My song LIVING THE LIFE OF THE BLUES became #1 Song of 2010 in Tampa Bay
Updated: March 28, 2011
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