Alan Fitzgerald

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Alan Fitzgerald
Born (1949-07-16) July 16, 1949 (age 66)[1]
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts Montrose
Sammy Hagar
Night Ranger

Francis Alan Fitzgerald (born July 16, 1949) is an American musician (both a bassist and a keyboardist), was a member of several U.S. 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 and 2012 tours as well as offstage keyboard for Bruce Springsteen at the Devils and Dust Tour in 2005.

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



Sammy Hagar[edit]

Ronnie Montrose[edit]


Night Ranger[edit]


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


  1. ^ Profile,; accessed August 18, 2015.
  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.