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|Birth name||Robert Layne Siebenberg|
October 31, 1949 |
Glendale, California, United States
|Genres||Rock, progressive, pop|
Robert Layne "Bob" Siebenberg (born October 31, 1949, in Glendale, California) also known as Bob C. Benberg, is an American musician, best known as a member of British progressive rock band Supertramp, playing drums and percussion. He was the sole American in Supertramp's lineup.
Siebenberg's son Jesse also joined Supertramp at the time of the release of the live album It Was the Best of Times (live; 1999).
Siebenberg released a solo album in 1985 called Giants in Our Own Room (and credited to "Siebenberg"), where he sings lead on half of the songs and also plays keyboards and drums. Joining Siebenberg on this record were Scott Gorham of Thin Lizzy fame (Gorham was Siebenberg's brother-in-law from 1969 to 2000), Steve Farris of Mr. Mister, Procol Harum drummer B. J. Wilson (who played on the final track), bassist Kerry Hatch of Oingo Boingo, and Supertramp bandmate John Helliwell. An old friend, Derek Beauchemin, joined in to co-write and play keyboards.
Siebenberg was also in a band called "Heads Up" who released the 1989 album The Long Shot. Joining Siebenberg were his writing partner Dennis O'Donnell, Mark Hart, Brad Cole, John Helliwell, Marty Walsh and again, Scott Gorham on guitar.
Siebenberg currently resides in Oakhurst, California, where he coaches Varsity Baseball at Yosemite High School. "Gentleman, if you can not throw the ball 90 feet you can not play baseball." This is his most famous quote.