Bobby Cochran

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Bobby Cochran
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Background information
Genres Rock, Rockabilly, Classic rock, Blues, Surf, Acoustic, Fingerstyle
Occupation(s) Guitarist, singer, songwriter, author, engineer, record producer
Instruments Guitar, Bass, Drums, Acoustic
Years active 1960s – present
Associated acts Steppenwolf
Flying Burrito Brothers
Bob Weir
Bobby and the Midnites
Somethin' Else!

Bobby Cochran (born 1950) is an American guitarist, singer, author, engineer, songwriter, and record producer.[1][2][3] He has worked with many bands, including Steppenwolf,[4] the Flying Burrito Brothers, Leon Russell, and Bob Weir, Bobby and the Midnites.[5][6] He was inducted into The international Rockabilly Hall of Fame along with his uncle, Eddie Cochran, at the same time, July 1, 2017.


The international Rockabilly Hall of Fame has inducted Bobby Cochran, and Eddie Cochran, at the same time, July 1, 2017. The president thinks it's the first time it's ever happened that two family members have been inducted on the same day.

Bobby Cochran has authored Three Steps to Heaven: The Eddie Cochran Story with Susan Van Hecke.[7]

More recently Cochran formed Somethin' Else!, a new band with Brian Hodgson and Mike Bell. They toured in Europe in 2016.[8]

He is the nephew of musician Eddie Cochran.[2][9]


Bobby Cochran has contributed to albums by many different musical artists. Below is a partial discography.[10]


  1. ^ Bobby Cochran at Allmusic
  2. ^ a b Bobby Cochran at the Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  3. ^ Bobby Cochran discography Archived June 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. at his official website
  4. ^ Steppenwolf biography at Rolling Stone
  5. ^ Grateful Dead biography at Rolling Stone
  6. ^ Bobby and the Midnites at the Grateful Dead Family Discography
  7. ^ Cochran, Bobby; Van Hecke, Susan (2003). Three Steps to Heaven: The Eddie Cochran Story. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 30. ISBN 0-634-03252-6.
  8. ^ Burns, Dougie (February 28, 2016). "Born to Rock n' Roll: Somethin' Else at Eden Court, Inverness, 26/2/2016 – A Review", Inverness Gigs. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  9. ^ Chrystall, Margaret (February 26, 2016). "Bobby Cochran's Bond with Uncle Eddie", What's On North. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  10. ^ Bobby Cochran credits at AllMusic. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  11. ^ Private Edition at AllMusic. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  12. ^ Private Edition at Rate Your Music. Retrieved August 5, 2016.

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