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Bob Erickson: Bio

William Robert (Bob) Erickson Jr.

a.k.a.  Billy Bob, The Yeti

Born: June 19th 1960     City:  Dallas, TX

Bats: Right       Throws: Right

Height: 6' - 2"    Weight: Classified

Instrument(s): Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Lap Steel, & Vocals

Favorite Guitarists: Billy Gibbons, Jimmy Page, Albert Collins, Joe Walsh, David Grissom, Pat Travers, Robben Ford, Rusty Burns, Jimmy Vaughn, Brent Seaman.

Favorite Bands: ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin, Storyville, Little Feat, The Radiators, Widespread Panic, Gov't Mule, Allman Bros, The Scabs, Point Blank, Delbert McClinton, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Big Pineapple.

Musical Resume:

1976-1978 B.F.A. Band (Whatever songs we could play)

1979-1983 Legend (Southern Rock)

1983-1985 Performed Solo

1985-1989 Sittin' Duck (Texas Blues and Funky R & B)

1990-1993 Lee Vick & Rosewood (Top 40 Country)

1994-1995 NxChange (Beach Music)

1995-1998 Ansel, Strong & Reeves Band (Coastal Country & Blues) 

1998-2003 Souled Out (R & B)

2003-2004 Bluesonics (Blues)

2003-2008 Erickson & Strong Duo (Tropical Blues & Reggae)

2005-2008 Jason Courtenay and Hazard County (Top 40 Country & Rock)

2009-2011 Performed Solo and was miserable

2011-2014 Triple Threat, Rhythm Intervention

2014-2015 Cat Rhodes and The Truth

2015 to Present The Tree-Oh