Bobby Randall

(lead guitar, 1981-1991)

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Bobby, Jim, Mark, Joe and Hobie circa 1989

Full Name

Robert (Bobby) "Rockin'" Randall


September 16, 1952
Midland, Michigan

Bobby Randall (born September 21, 1952) was the first lead guitarist for Sawyer Brown. He and bassist Jim Scholten had known each other since they were kids. While the band was trying to get noticed, Randall and Mark Miller co-wrote a song called "Over, Under and Around" that was recorded by Reba McEntire in 1982. He appeared with the band on Star Search in 1983-84. In 1991 he became the only founding member to leave the group.  Randall took a job hosting a Star Search-like talent show, You Can Be a Star on The Nashville Network (TNN). He was replaced by Duncan Cameron, formerly of the Amazing Rhythm Aces. Cameron has since left the band as well. Randall also hosted a show called The Wildhorse Saloon also on TNN. He was the Anchor on a show called Behind the Game that aired on Fox Sports Net, Recently, Randall Joined the band Confederate Railroad. Bobby can be found on the tour playing Steel guitar and Fiddle.

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