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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band


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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are an American band led by Bob Seger.

The Silver Bullet Band was formed in 1974. Its original members were:
* Drew Abbott, guitar
* Charlie Allen Martin, drums
* Rick Mannassa, keyboards
* Chris Campbell, bass guitar
* Alto Reed, saxophones, flutes, acoustic guitar, keyboards and percussion.

Seger himself did all lead vocals and plays guitar and piano.

In 1975 Mannassa was replaced by Robyn Robbins on keyboards, who in 1980 was replaced by Craig Frost. Around 1977 Martin was replaced by Dave Teegarden on drums, who in 1983 was replaced by Don Brewer. In 1982 Abbott was replaced by Dawayne Bailey on guitar.

Seger has almost always used session musicians, most notably The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, on his albums as well.

In 1974 Seger formed the Silver Bullet Band and released the album Seven (credited to Bob Seger), which contained the Detroit-area hit “Get Out of Denver”. This track that was a modest success and charted at #80 nationally.

In April 1976 Seger and the Silver Bullet Band had an even bigger breakthrough with the album Live Bullet, recorded over two nights in Detroit’s Cobo Arena in September 1975. The album stayed on the Billboard charts for 168 weeks, peaking at #34 which was Seger’s highest charting album at the time. It also contained Seger’s rendition of Tina Turner’s “Nutbush City Limits” (#69 US) as well as Seger’s own take on life on the road, “Turn the Page”, from Back in ‘72.


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    Like a Rock! Like a Rock! Spank!

    27 Apr 2014 Reply

    Spank! Listen to the horns! Whooo! Here I am! There I am up on the stage! There I gooooo! Whooo! Nice!

    27 Apr 2014 Reply

    Beautiful Piano!

    27 Apr 2014 Reply

    MMMM! I love this tune and talent! Spank! Bob & the Bullet Band Rocks! Spank! Whoooooo! Just saying! HAAA! HAAA! :-)

    27 Apr 2014 Reply
  • donodii

    Live Bullet is still rated as one of the best live albums today! (2) So many great songs for so many different moods. One of the hardest working men in rock'n'roll.

    12 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Drazba

    One of the kings on the radio back in the day, great songs

    21 Feb 2014 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Lmao@SupahShadow One hit wonder? Are you daft man or musically challenged or both? Bob Seger placed 6 songs in Billboard Magazines Top Ten; 12 others in BM's top 40; has 30 in the Top 100. These are just the record singles. (As of 1986 - Joel Whitburn Top Pop Singles) He may have more,that's as far as my book went, not to mention the many great albums, album cuts and 45rpm B-sides. Open mouth,insert foot statement by you.

    4 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Pekingblues

    Live Bullet is still rated as one of the best live albums today!

    18 May 2012 Reply
  • TheFructose

    I'm not a huge Bob Seeger fan, but Live Bullet is one of the best live albums I've ever heard.

    22 Apr 2012 Reply
  • ilyAK84

    'Against the wind' touching

    30 Mar 2012 Reply
  • ivor138

    great¸! *_*

    19 Feb 2012 Reply
  • viathin12

    he has the most awesomest voice

    28 Jan 2012 Reply
  • suesept

    love bob segers music and the silver bullet band ,bob seger is a great songwriter

    27 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Re-Kramer

    One of the greatest bands in the history of rock 'n roll, so many great songs! Bob is a real legend!

    18 Dec 2011 Reply
  • AZClydesdale

    I don't need to play music to get my groove on.....but when I do, it's Bob Seger. Cheers

    25 Oct 2011 Reply
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    7 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Chimino

    Bob Seger is the man. Classic D-Town rock n' roll.

    7 Sep 2011 Reply
  • MIKEH3875

    love the music and have for years

    16 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Showstoppa113

    hahaha someone said one hit wonder hahaha Bob Seger is one of the most underrated musicians of all time and his stuff with the Silver Bullet Band is some of his best. A Stranger in Town may be the greatest album of the 70s. Definitely helped slay disco and kept rock and roll staying strong!

    27 Mar 2011 Reply
  • jcboyer

    from his album smokin'.o.p.'s from the Bob Seger System to The Silver Bullet Band, one of the BEST live bands around, been a big fan(atic) since '72!

    23 Feb 2011 Reply
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