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Bob Heyer / Bio

Bob Heyer's specializes in: Songwriting, finger-picking the acoustic guitar, skilled in harmonica, keyboard, banjo and drums. Originally out of St Louis MO teaching guitar for over 25 years, influenced by the sounds of blues, country and rock n' roll, artists like Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Richard Thompson from the American folk rock era. Bob Heyer worked as a teen-age back-up musician for 1950s rockabilly star Gene Vincent and became a premiere folk musician in the midwest. During his years in Los Angeles, Heyer pioneered the idea of "living room rock", or folk-rock with an urban contemporary edge. When he returned to his roots in the Ozarks, Heyer earned an enormous reputation with various rock bands and playing coffeehouses regionally. Lead guitarist and songwriter for the Road Apples Band from St Louis and Los Angeles. Mixture of Honey & Wine marks the first time his music has been available on CD. Heyer composed every song on the album introducing the sounds of bouzouki and Turkish saz to the acoustic guitar sensibilities of a midwestern musician. Mixture Honey and Wine gets airplay in Europe and nationally around the States.
See why the appeal of Bob Heyer's Mixture of Honey & Wine crosses generations and discover this unique combination of rock, songwriting introspection and the most loved acoustical traditions.

General Info

Band Members
Bob Heyer
Artist Name
Bob Heyer
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/bobheyer
Genres
Folk / Americana / Blues

Contact Info

Location
Portland, OR

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