Bob Cheevers

Singer/Songwriter
http://bobcheevers.com

This is Bob Cheevers` 50th year as a songwriter. He’s written over 3,000 of ‘em. He`s the 2011 Texas Music Awards “Singer/songwriter of the year” and an Emmy winning songwriter who was opener for what was to be Johnny Cash’s final tour. His 10 commercial CDs offer a wealth of characters some of whom are real and others imagined. A seasoned, journeyman performer with endless tales of to tell, the road he’s been on has resulted in a fine tuned musical voice and the spinning of his rootsy, blues-flavored tales of life in conversational language of the heart. His Austin pal Ray Wylie Hubbard says “Bob Cheevers is one cool scarecrow gypsy poet who writes and sings the romantic, beautiful truth. When he releases a record, I listen." Press release: Having grown up in the R&B/Blues flavor of the Memphis/Mississippi Delta then moving into the pop field of Southern California for 25 years followed by 16 years as a staff writer for a major country music publisher in Nashville and finally landing in Austin, Texas 7 years ago, Bob Cheevers has covered all the musical bases and come up with his own unique style blending character songs with those of personal experience. The 2011 Texas Music Awards “Singer/songwriter of the year” with an Emmy under his belt and a stint as opener for what was to be Johnny Cash’s final tour, Cheevers has just entered his 50th year as a song writer and his 12 year of Europe tours the last one was 25 concerts in 30 nights this past november promoting his brilliant new “On Earth As It Is In Austin” CD. The result of his long, journeyman’s road has finds him having fine tuned his musical voice and having become an expert at spinning his rootsy, blues-flavored tales of life in a conversational language of the heart. His Austin pal Ray Wylie Hubbard says “Bob Cheevers is one cool scarecrow gypsy poet who writes and sings the romantic, beautiful truth. When he releases a record, I listen."