Oz Bach

Oz Bach

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Paul Michael "Oz" Bach (June 24, 1939 - September 21, 1998) was an American folk musician and guitarist for the 1960s group Spanky and Our Gang.
Bach entered music in 1962 as a guitarist, singer and comedian, before switching to bass in 1963. He then played as a back-up musician for Fred Neil, Tom Paxton, Bob Gibson and Josh White. In 1965, Bach and his friend Nigel Pickering made the acquaintance of Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, a singer from Chicago. The three later became Spanky and Our Gang. The trio released their eponymous debut album in 1967.
He left the band prior to the release of their second album Like to Get to Know You in 1968. He then began to work as an arranger for Linda Ronstadt, Steve Miller and Sérgio Mendes. In the late sixties, Bach joined band such as Wings, Spooner Summit, Tarantula
After 1972, Bach started a talk show in Florida and directed an award-winning short film "Froggy Went A-Courtin'" (1977)
Bach died after a battle with cancer in September 1998. He was buried at the Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory Cemetery at Pisgah Forest, North Carolina. He was married four times and had seven children: Philip, Kelly, Kim, Jessica, Sarah, Belinda and Jonathan.
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Oz Bach Discography Tracks

Vocals

Wings (6) Wings (6) - Wings (Album) ABC/Dunhill Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Tarantula (9) Tarantula (9) - Tarantula (Album) A&M Records Italy 1969 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Spanky & Our Gang Spanky & Our Gang - Spanky And Our Gang (Album) Mercury, Mercury US 1967 Sell This Version
Wings (6) Wings (6) - Wings (Album) ABC/Dunhill Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Tarantula (9) Tarantula (9) - Tarantula (Album) A&M Records Italy 1969 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

DS-50046 Wings (6) First Time Is The Last (as O. Back) and 6 more… Wings (6) - Wings(LP, Album, RP) ABC/Dunhill Records DS-50046 US 1968 Sell This Version
2430 003 Joe Alby* Thoughts For Anne Joe Alby* - Highty Hi(LP, Album) Karussell 2430 003 Germany 1970 Sell This Version