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Tommy Bolin

voc, g, 1951-1976 US, Sioux City, Iowa
Musician of Rock
A.k.a. Thomas Richard Bolin

Tommy Bolin (August 1, 1951 – December 4, 1976) was an American guitarist and songwriter who played with Zephyr (from 1969 to 1971), James Gang (from 1973 through 1974), and Deep Purple (from 1975 to 1976), in addition to maintaining a notable career as a solo artist and session musician. Much of his discography was either unreleased at the time of recording, or had gone out of print and was not released again until years after his death by drug overdose at age 25. US rock and fusion guitarist Born : August 01, 1951 // Sioux City, IA, United States Died : December 04, 1976 // Miami, FL, United States

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Backing Vocals
  • Synthesizer
  • Electric guitar
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Savannah Woman on Teaser by Tommy Bolin
Post Toastee on Private Eyes by Tommy Bolin
Teaser on Teaser by Tommy Bolin
Wild Dogs on Teaser by Tommy Bolin
Bustin' Out For Rosey on Private Eyes by Tommy Bolin
The Grind on Teaser by Tommy Bolin
Shake The Devil on Private Eyes by Tommy Bolin
Lotus on Teaser by Tommy Bolin
Homeward Strut on Teaser by Tommy Bolin
Sweet Burgundy on Private Eyes by Tommy Bolin

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
LiveTommy Bolin & Zephyr2016Album
Going Back To Colorado / Leaving ColoradoZephyr (Featuring Tommy Bolin2016Album
WhirlwindTommy Bolin2013Compil.
Great Gypsy SoulTommy Bolin2012Album
Teaser AliveTommy Bolin2009Album
The Ultimate:ReduxTommy Bolin2008Compil.
2 Originals Of Tommy Bolin (Whips And Roses 1 / Whips And Roses 2)Tommy Bolin2008Album
The Ultimate:ReduxTommy Bolin2008Compil.
Savannah Woman Demos and Jam SessionsTommy Bolin2007Compil.
Whips And RosesTommy Bolin2006Album
Whips And Roses IITommy Bolin2006Album
EnergyTommy Bolin2005Compil.
Live At The Jet BarTommy Bolin2004Album
SnapshotTommy Bolin2004Compil.
Live At Tulagi In Boulder And The Rooftop Ballroom In Sioux CityTommy Bolin And Energy2003Album
Naked IITommy Bolin2002Compil.
After Hours - The Glen Holly Jams Volume 1Tommy Bolin2002Compil.
FeverTommy Bolin2001Compil.
NakedTommy Bolin2000Compil.
First Time LiveTommy Bolin2000Album
Fusion JamTommy Bolin And Alphonse Mouzon1999Album
SnapshotTommy Bolin1999Compil.
EnergyTommy Bolin1999Album
Come Taste The ManTommy Bolin1999Compil.
From The Achives Volume TwoTommy Bolin1998Compil.
The Energy Radio BroadcastsTommy Bolin1998Album
1976: In His Own WordsTommy Bolin1997Album
The Bottom Shelf - Volume OneTommy Bolin1996Compil.
Live At Ebbets Field June 3 & 4, 1974Tommy Bolin1996Album
From The Archives Vol. 1Tommy Bolin1996Compil.
Selections From The Ultimate...Tommy Bolin1989Album
The Ultimate...Tommy Bolin1989Compil.
Private EyesTommy Bolin1976Album
Savannah WomanTommy Bolin1975Single
The GrindTommy Bolin1975Single
TeaserTommy Bolin1975Album
The GrindTommy Bolin1975Single
Shake The DevilTommy BolinCompil.
Gone All Along Jimi's WayTommy BolinAlbum
Lost SongsTommy BolinAlbum
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