|Also known as "Steady Rollin"|
Name Bob Margolin
Years active 1973-present
|Instruments Vocals, guitar|
|Born May 9, 1949 (age 66)
Brookline, Massachusetts United States (1949-05-09) |
Genres Rock and roll Electric blues
Labels Alligator Records, Blind Pig, Telarc, Steady Rollin' Records
Albums Blues Around the World, My Blues & My Guitar, Up & In, In North Carolina, Hold Me to It, My Road, Down in the Alley
Occupation(s) Musician, guitarist
Bob Margolin (born May 9, 1949) is an American electric blues guitarist. His nickname is "Steady Rollin'".
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Margolin started playing guitar in 1964, and his first appearance on record was with Boston psychedelic band The Freeborne, and their 1967 album Peak Impressions.
Margolin was a backing musician for Muddy Waters from 1973 to 1980, performing with Waters and The Band in The Last Waltz. As a solo recording artist, he has recorded albums for Alligator Records, Blind Pig, Telarc and his own Steady Rollin' record label.
In 1978, he made a guest appearance on Big Joe Duskin's debut album, Cincinnati Stomp, on Arhoolie Records.
In 1979, he made a guest appearance, along with Pinetop Perkins, on The Nighthawks album, Jacks & Kings.
In 1994, he appeared with Jerry Portnoy as guest musicians on the album, Ice Cream Man by John Brim. It received a Blues Music Award (formerly W. C. Handy Award) nomination as the best 'Traditional Blues Album of the Year'.
Margolin is a columnist for the Blues Revue magazine.
In 2013, Margolin was nominated for a Blues Music Award in the 'Traditional Blues Male Artist' category. His joint album with Ann Rabson, Not Alone was also nominated in the 'Acoustic Album' category.