Bobby Cochran

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Bobby Cochran
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Background information
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1960s – present
Associated acts Steppenwolf
Flying Burrito Brothers
Bobby and the Midnites
Somethin' Else!

Bobby Cochran (b.1950) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and record producer.[1][2][3] He has worked with many bands, including Steppenwolf,[4] the Flying Burrito Brothers, Leon Russell, and Bobby and the Midnites.[5][6]


In the 1970s he formed the band Ruby with Tom Fogerty, releasing a pair of studio albums.

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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