Bob French (2)

Real Name:
Robert George French Sr.
Profile:
Bluegrass banjo player with Joe Val and The New England Bluegrass Boys and partner with his wife as Bob & Grace French and The Rainbow Valley Folks. Born April 23, 1930 in West Acton, Massachusetts. Died August 20, 2016 at the age of 86.
Bob and Grace French played on live TV in Nashua, New Hampshire, throughout most of the 1950s and 1960s. They appeared at all the early New England bluegrass festivals also. As a bluegrass duo, the Frenchs were staples in the Boston bluegrass scene in the 1960s.
French was an original member of Boston-based band The Old Time Bluegrass Singers, a group that changed its name to Joe Val and New England Bluegrass Boys
All his life Bob was known as a serious devotee of traditional bluegrass, a solid Scruggs-style banjoist, and talented high tenor vocalist. He appears on two albums with Joe Val in the early 1970s, One Morning In May and Joe Val and The New England Bluegrass Boys.
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Artist

Bob French (2) Discography Tracks

Vocals

Bob French (2) - One Morning In May album art Joe Val And The New England Bluegrass Boys Joe Val And The New England Bluegrass Boys - One Morning In May (Album) Rounder Records UK 1971 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Bob French (2) - One Morning In May album art Joe Val And The New England Bluegrass Boys Joe Val And The New England Bluegrass Boys - One Morning In May (Album) Rounder Records UK 1971 Sell This Version
Bob French (2) - Listen For The Rafters Are Ringing album art Tommy Makem Tommy Makem - Listen For The Rafters Are Ringing (Album) CBS UK 1972 Sell This Version
ES 90203, ES-90203 Bob French (2) - Recorded Live album art Tommy Makem Tommy Makem - Recorded Live(LP, Album) Columbia, Columbia ES 90203, ES-90203 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
Bob French (2) - Joe Val & The New England Bluegrass Boys album art Joe Val And The New England Bluegrass Boys Joe Val And The New England Bluegrass Boys - Joe Val & The New England Bluegrass Boys Rounder Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Bob French (2) - Festival Favorites - Nashville Sessions album art Alan Munde Alan Munde - Festival Favorites - Nashville Sessions (Album) Ridge Runner US 1982 Sell This Version
RRR0032, RRR-0032 Bob French (2) - Festival Favorites, Southwest Sessions album art Alan Munde Alan Munde - Festival Favorites, Southwest Sessions(LP, Album) Ridge Runner, Ridge Runner RRR0032, RRR-0032 US 1983 Sell This Version
CD 11537 Bob French (2) - Diamond Joe album art Joe Val Joe Val - Diamond Joe(CD, Album, Comp) Rounder Records CD 11537 US 1995 Sell This Version