Bob Bushnell (Philadelphia) is a jazz bass player and guitarist.
Playing occasionally with Jimmy Heath’s band in the late 1940s, coinciding with John Coltrane, He also played in the first house band at Philadelphia's Club 421, a lineup led by Charlie Rice, and featuring Vance Wilson, Red Garland and Johnny Hughes. He went on to become a member of Louis Jordan’s bands (both the Orchestra and his Tympany Five). In 1952, he married the band’s vocalist Elaine Dash Robinson, with whom he later formed a group.
- 1950: "By The Candleglow" b/w "Slippery Smith" - Ben Smith (Savoy Records)
- 1962: "Up on the Roof"/"Another Night With the Boys" - The Drifters
- 1962: From the Heart – Etta Jones
- 1963: Any Number Can Win – Jimmy Smith
- 1964: See-Saw - Don Covay (Atlantic Records)
- 1964: Soul Sauce - Cal Tjader (Verve)
- 1965: The Best of Solomon Burke - Solomon Burke (Atlantic Records), recorded 1960-1965
- 1965: Mercy! Don Covay (Atlantic Records)
- 1965: Workin' On A Groovy Thing - Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)
- 1965: Smoking with Willis - Willis Jackson (Cadet)
- 1965: Joe’s Blues – Johnny Hodges and Wild Bill Davis
- 1965: Tijuana Jazz - Gary McFarland and Clark Terry (Impulse!)
- 1966: Simpático - Gary McFarland and Gábor Szabó
- 1966: Jazz Raga - Gábor Szabó (Impulse!)
- 1966: Dreamer - Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles (Atlantic)
- 1966: Tim Hardin 1 - Tim Hardin (Verve Records)
- 1966: Esther Phillips Sings - Esther Phillips (Atlantic)
- 1967: Soul Drums - Bernard Purdie (Date)
- 1967: Nina Simone Sings the Blues - Nina Simone (RCA Records)
- 1967: Soul Grabber - Willis Jackson (Prestige)
- 1968: The Circle Game - Tom Rush (Elektra)
- 1968: Little Green Apples – Sonny Stitt
- 1968: Come Hither – Sonny Stitt
- 1969: Tell It Like It Is - George Benson (A&M)
- 1969: Rusty Bryant Returns - Rusty Bryant (Prestige)
- 1969: Soul Talk – Johnny "Hammond" Smith
- 1969: Guitar Soul! - Billy Butler (Prestige)
- 1969: Goodness! - Houston Person (Prestige)
- 1969: Sure 'Nuff – Sonny Phillips (Prestige)
- 1969: Brother Jug! – Gene Ammons
- 1969: The Boss Is Back! - Gene Ammons (Prestige)
- 1969: It's My Way - Dizzy Gillespie (Solid State)
- 1970: For Losers - Archie Shepp (Impulse!)
- 1973: T.B. Sheets - Van Morrison (Bang Records) recorded in 1967
- 1974: Kwanza - Archie Shepp (Impulse!) - appears on track 1, with Jimmy Owens, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Charles Davis, Dave Burrell, Wally Richardson and Bernard Purdie, recorded in 1969
- 1975: The Baddest Hubbard – Freddie Hubbard
- Porter, Lewis (1999) John Coltrane: his life and music. University of Michigan Press at Google Books. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- “Mr. & Mrs.” JET 4 September 1952 JET, at Google Books. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- Eliot, Marc (2010) Paul Simon: A Life, p. 65. John Wiley & Sons at Google Books. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- Savoy Records discography Retrieved 29 April 2013.