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ROBERT GREGG


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ROBERT GREGG Obituary
ROBERT GREGG Robert "Bobby" Gregg, 78, a musician/drummer, of Las Vegas, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014. He was born April 30, 1936, to Anthony and Dorothy Grego of Philadelphia. Bobby's musical career started as a member of "Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club Show," and he toured with Mr. Whiteman for six years. In the 1950's, he also played with Steve Gibson and the Redcaps, touring across the country for five years. He started recording sessions with Cameo/Parkway in Philadelphia in the early 1960's. He had a top 10 hit "The Jam, Part 1 and 2." Upon moving to New York, he started producing at Columbia/Epic Records, featuring Buddy Greco, Georgia Gibbs and Frank Hunter and the Huntsmen. Bobby continued doing sessions working with artists such as Chubby Checker, Frankie Valle, Bobby Rydell, The Tokens, Len Barry, Little Eva, and Simon and Garfunkel to name a few. He played drums on Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited" and continued that tour. Upon moving to Las Vegas in 1985, he worked in the casinos and lounges around town with different groups. He formed the group The Chosen Few, and continued to work until he retired in 1998. He will be missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Katharine Dwyer Gregg; and daughter, Cindi Ellen King. No services are scheduled.
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