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Bob Sharkey is a singer-songwriter and guitarist, pulling inspiration from the vibrant music scene of the
60s and 70s. Hailing from New Jersey, he began his musical journey by picking up the guitar as a
teenager, and honing his skills studying jazz guitar at the University of Southern California.

Later, Bob immersed himself in New York City, where he developed his sound in both jazz and rock groups, notably
collaborating on two albums with Industrial Tepee. 
In NYC, Sharkey graced renowned clubs like Mercury Lounge, CBGB, Brownies, and Fez with his eclectic blend of jazz and folk while also fronting his own group, the Bob Sharkey Quartet. The East Village,
particularly venues like The Living Room, became synonymous with his performances.

After years in NYC, Sharkey made a cross-country move to Bainbridge Island, Washington, where he
continues to explore his musical expression amidst the serene Pacific Northwest landscape.

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