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Bob Oates Photos

(1920 - 2003)


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Young Cowboy Studio Picture Studio Picture Grand Marshall 1948 Western Outfit Cowboy

Bob Oates Presents cover photo Casual Performing in Idyllwild Entertaining at Fernando Awards Bob at Music Center Record Label Bob Oates Presents

Top Row

The top row of pictures are from some of the earlier years of Bob a la western garb. Left to right shows Bob in his teen years aboard his horse near the L.A. River. The color photo is one of Bob circa 1948 in a custom made western outfit which he won in a Tex Williams singing talent contest. Next is a picture of Bob serving as Grand Marshall in a 1948 parade in Chula Vista, California aboard his horse, Bomba. Also pictured are a couple of publicity shots followed by the label from one of his albums called "Bob Oates Presents" on which Tim played harmonica on the song "Wagon Wheels".


Bottom Row

The bottom row shows Bob in various shots including a shot of him as the featured entertainer at the Fernanado Awards in 1972. Next is the publicity sheet from Amee Entertainment Association who at one time was Bob's booking agent. That's his wife, Louisa, pictured in the background. The picture was shot at the LA Music Center outside the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion. Lastly is pictured the front of his album "Bob Oates Presents". Note Tim's credit for playing harmonica on the song "Wagon Wheels" on Side One, track 5.


Robert C. Oates

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