Bob Regan
Songwriter/Guitarist/Singer/Creator's advocate, founder of Operation Song.
Biography

Bob Regan

Grammy and Dove nominated songwriter Bob Regan began playing guitar during high school in South Lake Tahoe, California. He attended the University of California at Davis, paying his way through by playing bars and frat parties. Upon graduating with a degree in Psychology, Bob devoted himself to music full time, performing throughout the Western US.

In 1980 Bob moved to Los Angeles to pursue a solo career and, in 1982, was signed as a solo artist to Curb/CBS records for whom he recorded an album of original songs. At the end of his short tenure as an artist, Bob made the decision to concentrate on songwriting and, in 1985, made the move to Nashville.

Since arriving in Nashville, Bob has had over 200 songs recorded, he has played guitar on hundreds of recording sessions and performed on the WSM Grand Ole Opry for 7 years. He has also played live for artists as diverse as Jennifer Warnes, Keith Whitley and Hank Thompson.

Bob has had songs recorded by, among many others, all 3 Williams boys; Hank Jr., Don and Andy, both Rogers boys; Kenny and Roy, BR549 and Donny Osmond. Bob’s hits include; “Your Everything” by Keith Urban, “ Something About a Woman” by Jake Owen, “Every Time I Cry” by Terry Clark, “Steam” by Ty Herndon, “Busy Man” by Billy Ray Cyrus, “Running Out of Reasons to Run” by Rick Trevino, “Thinking About You” by Trisha Yearwood, “Soon” by Tanya Tucker and “’Til Love Comes Again” by Reba McEntire. He was nominated for a Grammy for Country Song of the Year in 2009 for Randy Travis' “Dig Two Graves”. His 2009 song, "Fight Like A Girl," recorded by the group Bomshel, has been used as a theme song for several breast cancer organizations.

Bob was also a three-term president of the Nashville Songwriters Assoc. During his tenure, he helped pass the Songwriters Capital Gains tax Equity act of 2006 which allows songwriters to claim the capital gains tax rate upon the sale of their catalogues. Bob has also taught songwriting at Belmont University. In 2012, bob started Operation Song, a songwriting program which pairs veterans, active duty military and their families with professional songwriters.

Bob has two children, Jamie and Brett, and currently lives in Nashville, Tn.


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