Blues Bear & B97/B93 are proud to present “The Titan of the Telecaster” Bill Kirchen – County Rock – Rockabilly, Singer, Songwriter Grammy Nominated Guitarist. Bill performed and wrote many great songs playing with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen from 1967 to the mid 1970’s. “Too Much Fun,” and “Mama Hated Diesels,” are just a few of his killer repertoire along with his signature version of “Hot Rod Lincoln,” which made the top ten in 1972. Bill will be touring as a trio with road tested rhythm section drummer, Malcom Miles and Paul Riley on bass.
Bill Kirchen has released 10 CD’s on his own, and recorded and/or played guitar live with a who’s who of Americana and Roots Rock N Roll, such as Gene Vincent, Link Wray, Bo Diddley, Hazel Dickens, Doug Sahm, Hoyt Axton, Emmylou Harris, Maria Muldaur, Dan Hicks, Nick Lowe and Elvis Costello.