Bobby Osborne


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Musician, Guitarist

Bobby Osborne is the mandolin/guitarist who teamed with his brother to form one of the most beloved duets in bluegrass music history.  The Osborne Brothers recorded several key songs for bluegrass including “Ruby” in 1953 and “Rocky Top” in 1967.  Bobby also recorded with other musicians and appeared on the Grand Ole Opry in 1963.  After his brother, Sonny, retired from music, Bobby continued to record and make personal appearances around the world.