Name Randy Hobbs
|Born March 22, 1948 (1948-03-22) |
Associated acts The McCoysJohnny WinterEdgar WinterMontrose
Died August 5, 1993, Dayton, Ohio, United States
Music groups The McCoys (1962 – 1969), Montrose (1975 – 1976)
Albums Live Johnny Winter And, Johnny Winter And, Warner Bros Presents, Jump on It, Infinite McCoys
Similar People Randy Zehringer, Rick Derringer, Ronnie Montrose, Alan Fitzgerald, Denny Carmassi
Johnny Winter @ Palace Theatre, Waterbury (1973)
Johnny Winter - Palace Theatre, Waterbury 1973
Randy Jo Hobbs (March 22, 1948 - August 5, 1993) was an American musician born in Winchester, Indiana. Hobbs played bass for The McCoys during the 1965-1969 period and in the bands of the brothers Edgar Winter and Johnny Winter during 1970-1976.
He played bass with Jimi Hendrix on some 1968 live sessions which were later released unofficially as Woke Up This Morning and Found Myself Dead (1980) and New York Sessions (1998), and officially as Bleeding Heart (1994). He also played bass with a later version of Montrose, appearing on the Jump on It album, released in 1976. That same year, he also played bass on Rick Derringer's album with Dick Glass, Glass Derringer.
Randy Jo Hobbs was found dead of heart failure, aged 45, in a hotel room in Dayton, Ohio in 1993 and is buried in his hometown of Union City, Indiana.