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David Bromberg

Current Location:: Wilmington, DE, United States
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private
Husband of Private
Brother of Private; Private and Private

Occupation: Musician
Managed by: Private User
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About David Bromberg

David Bromberg

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David Bromberg (b. September 19, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American guitarist. Bromberg has an eclectic style, playing bluegrass, blues, folk, country and western, and rock & roll equally well. He is known for his quirky, humorous lyrics.

Bromberg has played with Jerry Jeff Walker, Jerry Garcia, and Bob Dylan, and is the co-writer, with former Beatle George Harrison, of the song The Holdup. He currently lives in Wilmington, Delaware where he owns a violin sales and repair shop, heavily subsidized by the City of Wilmington. He occasionally performs at Wilmington's Grand Opera House.

The quintessential musician's musician, Bromberg is proficient on fiddle, many styles of acoustic and electric guitar (to each of which he lends a highly individual voice), pedal steel guitar and Dobro. David Lindley, Norman Blake, Mark O'Connor, and Ricky Skaggs are among the small number of other major musicians with equal proficiency on three or more string instruments.

Bromberg released his first new studio album since 1990 with Try Me One More Time Feb. 27, 2007 on Appleseed Recordings. The new disc includes Dylan's "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry" and Elizabeth Cotten's "Shake Sugaree." Bromberg's last disc was Sideman Serenade.


   * David Bromberg (1971)
   * Demon in Disguise (1972)
   * Wanted Dead or Alive (1974)
   * Midnight on the Water (1975)
   * How Late'll Ya Play 'Til? [live] (1976)
   * How Late'll Ya Play 'Til?, Vol. 1 [Live] (1976)
   * How Late'll Ya Play 'til?, Vol. 2 [Studio] (1976)
   * Hillbilly Jazz, Vol. 1 (1977)
   * Hillbilly Jazz, Vol. 2 (1977)
   * Reckless Abandon (1977)
   * Bandit in a Bathing Suit (1978)
   * My Own House (1978)
   * You Should See the Rest of The Band (1980)
   * Long Way from Here (1987)
   * Sideman Serenade (1990)
   * The Player: Retrospective (1998)
   * Try Me One More Time (2007)
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David Bromberg's Timeline

September 19, 1945
Philadelphia, PA, United States