|Tom "T-Bone" Wolk|
Fender Promo Photo
|Birth name||Tom Wolk|
|Also known as||T-Bone, Tommy|
|Born||December 24, 1951|
|Origin||Yonkers, New York, U.S.|
|Died||February 28, 2010
Pawling, New York, U.S
|Genres||Pop rock, rock, blues|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, music producer|
|Instruments||Bass guitar, guitar|
|Labels||Say See Bone Music|
|Associated acts||Hall & Oates, Saturday Night Live Band, Elvis Costello, Frank Manzi|
Life and career
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Wolk grew up in Yonkers, New York. He attended Roosevelt High School. In 1991 Wolk co-produced Willie Nile's Places I Have Never Been on Columbia Records. Wolk also worked with Ryan Leslie on his self-titled debut album. Wolk recorded on bluesman Guy Davis' albums, Butt Naked Free and Chocolate to the Bone, and appeared with Guy on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" performing, "Waitin' On the Cards to Fall". Wolk had a column in the publication Guitar for the Practicing Musician during the 1980s. He began playing with Hall & Oates in 1981 after appearing on the album, Private Eyes. He was also a member of the Saturday Night Live Band with his Hall & Oates bandmate G.E. Smith. Wolk was a multi-instrumentalist and worked with Daryl Hall, Carly Simon, Jellyfish, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Shawn Colvin and Billy Joel over the course of his career. Beginning in 2007, Wolk played with Daryl Hall on his Live From Daryl's House, monthly webcast.
According to the magazines, Variety and Billboard, Wolk died on February 27, 2010, from an apparent heart attack. He was 58 years old. Other sources, including the AP Newswire and Hall & Oates manager Jonathan Wolfson, say Wolk died on February 28, 2010, in Pawling, New York.
- Morris, Christopher (2010-03-01). ""Bassist Tom 'T-Bone' Wolk dies", 1 March 2010, Variety". Variety.com. Retrieved 2011-09-13.
- ""Hall & Oates Bassist T-Bone Wolk Dies", 1 March 2010". Billboard.com. 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2011-09-13.
- "Passings: Tom 'T-Bone' Wolk, Carlos Montemayor, Walter J. Thomson, 1 March 2010, Los Angeles Times". Articles.latimes.com. 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2011-09-13.
- ""Hall & Oates bassist T-Bone Wolk dies", 1 March 2010, CBC News". Cbc.ca. 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2011-09-13.
- Official website
- Daryl Hall and John Oates memorium
- Elvis Costello memorium
- Huffington Post obituary
- Bassplayer magazine obituary
- Photos of Wolk
- Discography at Discogs
- Discography at MusicBrainz