Musical career Early years. Tommy Bolin was born in Sioux City, Iowa, United States, and began playing with a band called The Miserlous before he was asked to join another band called Denny and The Triumphs, in 1964 aged thirteen.
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.
Thomas Richard "Tommy" Bolin (* 1.August 1951 in Sioux City, Iowa; † 4. Dezember 1976 in Miami, Florida) war ein US-amerikanischer Rock- und Fusion-Gitarrist, der unter anderem bei den Bands James Gang (1973–1974) und Deep Purple (1975–1976) engagiert war.
Tommy Bolin catturò l'attenzione di Billy Cobham durante un concerto in un club di New York. " He wasn't playing many notes, he was playing the right notes! ", ebbe a dire Cobham in seguito. Cobham rimase così colpito che lo volle per il suo primo disco solista, Spectrum .
Thomas Richard Bolin est un guitariste et chanteur américain né le 1 er août 1951 à Sioux City, dans l'Iowa, et mort le 4 décembre 1976 à Miami, en Floride.Il a notamment fait partie des groupes James Gang et Deep Purple (Mark IV) avant sa mort par overdose à l'âge de 25 ans.
Note: Tommy's younger brother Johnnie Bolin (of DVC, Dare Force, and currently (2011) with Black Oak Arkansas) also played drums. Bands he played in have often covered "Teaser" live. Bands he played in have often covered "Teaser" live.
Jun 10, 2021 · Energy II (Tommy Bolin).). First time ever on vinyl for the never-issued commercial album from Tommy Bolin's early days, remastered from the official Tommy Bolin Archives.