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TCB Band | Bobby Ogdin | (Keyboards)

TCB Logo - Elvis PresleyBobby Ogdin was playing keyboards from the age of thirteen.

He was vocalist and keyboard player for the Grammy nominated band 'Bering Strait'.

Over the years Bobby had become a well known 'zany' player but always maintained a reputation as a top sessions player, keyboardist, percussionist and arranger in Nashville working and touring with the top of country musicians including Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Judds, Kenny Rogers, Kenny Chesney, B.J. Thomas, Marshall Tucker and more. Bobby replaced David Briggs on electric piano and worked for Elvis Presley from March of 1977 and all further shows. It is said that David Briggs had recommended Bobby to Elvis. After his time with Elvis he became famous with fans of 'Ween' for being their bandleader with his own 'Shit Creek Boys'. Today Bobby is still very much active as a session player and is vice president of the Nashville branch of RMA (Recording Musicians Association).

From April of 1976 Elvis wanted to have two sets of keyboards in his band. This was because he wanted a bigger and better sound. Hence the reason behind piano and electric piano.

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