Bob Regan
Songwriter/Guitarist/Singer/Creator's advocate
Biography

                           BOB REGAN

GRAMMY 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 CLUBS AND FRATERNITY PARTIES ON THE WEEKENDS. 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. IN 1982 HE SIGNED AS AN ARTIST TO CURB/CBS RECORDS AND RECORDED AN ALBUM OF HIS 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 OLD OPRY FROM 1989 TO 1996 WITH JEANNIE PRUETT. HE HAS ALSO PLAYED LIVE FOR ARTISTS AS DIVERSE AS JENNIFER WARNES, KEITH WHITLEY AND HANK THOMPSON.

BOB HAS HAD SONGS RECORDED BY ARTISTS RANGING FROM HANK WILLIAMS JR. TO DON WILLIAMS TO ANDY WILLIAMS, ROY ROGERS TO KENNY ROGERS, BR549 TO 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 MCINTIRE. HE WAS NOMINATED GRAMMY 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 PAST 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 AS AN ADJUNCT PROFESSOR. IN 2012, BOB STARTED 'OPERATION SONG' A SONGWRITING PROGRAM FOR VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY.

BOB HAS PERFORMED MULTIPLE TIMES THROUGHOUT EASTERN AND WESTERN EUROPE, THE BALKANS AND THE MIDDLE EAST FOR ARMED FORCES ENTERTAINMENT. HE HAS TWO CHILDREN, JAMIE AND BRETT, AND LIVES IN BRENTWOOD TN.

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