Alan Fitzgerald

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Alan Fitzgerald
Born (1949-07-16) July 16, 1949 (age 69)[1]
United States
InstrumentsBass guitar
Associated actsMontrose
Sammy Hagar
Night Ranger
Van Halen
Bruce Springsteen

Francis Alan Fitzgerald (born July 16, 1949) is an American musician, both a bassist and a keyboardist, was a member of several United States bands.

He played as a bassist in the bands Montrose[2] and Gamma,[3] both of which also featured guitarist Ronnie Montrose. He played keyboards for Sammy Hagar as a solo artist. In the 1980s, he was the keyboardist for Night Ranger.[4] He also played keyboards offstage for Van Halen in the early 1990s and the 2004, 2007, and 2012 tours as well as offstage keyboards for Bruce Springsteen at the Devils & Dust Tour in 2005.

His father, George Fitzgerald, was a jazz musician and music teacher in Salisbury, Maryland. His younger brother, Mark, played bass on the Charlie Daniels album Fire on the Mountain.[citation needed]


with Montrose[edit]

with Sammy Hagar[edit]

with Ronnie Montrose[edit]

with Gamma[edit]

with Night Ranger[edit]

with Alliance[edit]

  • Alliance (1997)
  • Missing Piece (1999)
  • Destination Known (2007)


  1. ^ "Profile". Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
  2. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Biography: Montrose". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  3. ^ Gomes, Whitney Z. "Biography: Gamma". Allmusic. Retrieved April 1, 2010.
  4. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Night Ranger". Allmusic. Retrieved April 1, 2010.