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  • Born

    27 April 1944 (age 73)

  • Born In

    Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States

Herb Pedersen was born April 27, 1944, in Berkeley, CA.

Pedersen is accomplished on several instruments and vocal harmonies playing with people such as Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, John Prine, John Denver, Linda Rhonstadt and Kris Kristofferson. He frequently partners with friend Chris Hillman (of the Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers fame) both recording and touring. Together they formed the Desert Rose Band followed by personally forming the Laurel Canyon Ramblers.

Pedersen had some success in (1970's and 1980's?) television scores for The Dukes of Hazard, The A-team, The Rockford Files and Kojak.

Three solo compilations to date are Southwest (1975), Sandman (1976) and Lonesome Feeling (1984).

Pedersen continues to be active in touring with Chris Hillman.

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