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Full Name: Randall Joseph Hobbs

Description: Bassist, USA

Known For: Member and bass player for “The McCoys” and known for the song “Hang on Sloopy” – 1965

Instruments: Bass, Voice

Music Styles: Rock

Location: IN, United States of America

Date Born: 5th August 1945
Location Born: Winchester, Indiana, United States of America

Date Died: 5th August 1993
Location Died: Dayton, Ohio, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Drug related

Memorial: He is buried in his home town of Union City, Indiana.

Web Site:  Jump up ^ McCoys retrospective

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Randy Hobbs

Randy Jo Hobbs (March 22, 1948 – August 5, 1993) was an American musician born in Winchester, Indiana. Hobbs played bass for The McCoys during the 1965-1969 period and in the bands of the brothers Edgar Winter and Johnny Winter during 1970-1976.

He played bass with Jimi Hendrix on some 1968 live sessions which were later released unofficially as Woke Up This Morning and Found Myself Dead (1980) and New York Sessions (1998), and officially as Bleeding Heart (1994). He also played bass with a later version of Montrose, appearing on the Jump on It album, released in 1976. That same year, he also played bass on Rick Derringer’s album with Dick Glass, Glass Derringer.

Randy Jo Hobbs was found dead of heart failure, aged 45, in a hotel room in Dayton, Ohio in 1993 and is buried in his hometown of Union City, Indiana.