Hames, Bob

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Hames, Bob Gender: M
Robert Earl Hames
born on 22 January 1920 at 07:10 (= 07:10 AM )
Place Wolfe City, Texas, 33n22, 96w04
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 01°14' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 16°28 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 25°22'


American jazz guitarist who played with major dance orchestras. Down Beat magazine rated Hames as one of the top ten guitarists in the USA.

In the mid-1940s Hames was a member of the Jan Garber Orchestra and the Orrin Tucker band before enrolling at the University of North Texas. He played electric guitar in 1945 with the Aces of Collegeland, the forerunner to the One O'Clock Lab Band. He also taught guitar on and off campus.

Hames was a guitarist on the Jerry Haynes Show on WFAA TV in the mid-1950s, which aired Monday through Friday at noon. In 1951 Hames received a bachelor of music from the University of North Texas College of Music and during the early 1950s he played guitar for several well-known bands, including Stan Keller and His Orchestra.

Hames also had a music store in Greenville, Texas. He died in Texas on 6 September 1998.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield from BC in hand.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (guitarist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz