Joe Osborn

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Birthday
28, 1937
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Dec 14, 2018 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1937
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Dec 14, 2018 (81)

About

Known best for his work in the 1960s, '70s, and '80s as a session bassist, this Louisiana-born musician recorded with Johnny Rivers, Kenny Rogers, Hank Williams, Jr., and numerous other prominent artists.

Before Fame

At the start of his career, he recorded a hit album with rockabilly musician and fellow Louisiana native Dale Hawkins.

Trivia

He contributed to Paul Simon's and Art Garfunkel's 1970 studio album, Bridge over Troubled Water.

Family Life

A native of Mound, Louisiana, he later lived and worked in Las Vegas, Nashville, and Los Angeles.

Associated With

In the early 1960s, he and guitarist James Burton both backed the famous singer and songwriter Ricky Nelson.