BOBBY BARE JR’S QUICK FACTS:
Born and raised in Hendersonville TN
Graduated from Hendersonville High School
Has a degree in psychology from the UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE.
Made 2 albums for Immortal Records with his band “BARE JR.” -one for sony records in 1998 and one for virgin records in 2001.
Born raised and still lives in Hendersonville /Nashville, TN area.
- Is VERY afraid of elves.
- Has 3 children -two boys and one girl-
- Nominated for a grammy at the age of 6 years old for a duet with his dad called “daddy what if” – written by Shel Silverstein – that year the grammy for “country duet of the year” went to THE POINTER SISTERS.
- Believes that blue is a flavor and not a color nor a feeling.
- Has made 3 albums and 1 ep for BLOODSHOT RECORDS since 2002.
- Co-produced his dad’s last record THE MOON WAS BLUE in 2006.
- Grew up in HENDERSONVILLE, TN with George Jones and Tammy Wynette as his next door neighbors.
- Recorded his 2006 album “THE LONGEST MEOW” in 1 day- 11 songs 11 people 11 hours (there were a couple of over dubs during mixing).
- Is only making music in the hopes of getting one step closer to his ultimate dream of being STEVEN PATRICK MORRISSEY’S personal bicycle mechanic.
- Has toured with- DR. DOG, THE WALKMEN, THE DECEMBERISTS, THE BLACK CROWES, BOB DYLAN, AREOSMITH, MY MORNING JACKET, CENTRO-MATIC, THE BOTTEL ROCKETS, THE DRIVE BY TRUCKERS, ANDREW BIRD, and THE OLD 97′s.
- Has been romantically linked to the BOB’S BIG BOY boy.
- Is the executive producer of “twistable, turnable man” a tribute album of shel silverstein songs performed by BOBBY BARE SR.-MY MORNING JACKET-JOHN PRINE-LUCINDA WILLIAMS-THE BOXMASTERS-SARAH JAROSZ AND BLACK PRARIE-DR. DOG-RAY PRICE-KRIS KRISTOFFERSON-FRANK BLACK-TODD SNIDER AND NANCI GRIFFITH- HE SINGS “DADDY WHAT IF” WITH HIS DAUGHTER ISABELLA BARE.
- Has played BONNAROO-SASQUATCH and AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL.
- HIS LATEST ALBUM CAME OUT IN AUG OF 2010 AND IS CALLED “A STORM – A TREE – MY MOTHER’S HEAD.
- PERFORMED ON a family album of all SHEL SILVERSTEIN songs called “SINGIN’ IN THE KITCHEN” in 1975.
- Can NOT speak mandrin chinese.
- Wrote with and had all his songs critiqued by SHEL SILVERSTEIN till Shel passed on in may of 1999.
- Sang on the song “getting back into you” on THE SILVER JEWS album “TANGLEWOOD NUMBERS“.
- Sang on the song “riding” on WILL OLDHAMS‘ album “bonnie prince billie sings Greatest Palace Music”.
- Just released his new Dvd “DON’T FOLLOW ME (I’M LOST)Dvd”