Bobby Sheehan (musician)

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Bobby Sheehan
Born (1968-06-12)June 12, 1968
Summit, New Jersey, United States
Died August 20, 1999(1999-08-20) (aged 31)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1987–1999
Labels A&M Records
Associated acts Blues Traveler

Robert Vaughan "Bobby" Sheehan (June 12, 1968 – August 20, 1999) was an American musician and songwriter best known as a founding member and bassist of Blues Traveler.

Sheehan attended the Berklee College of Music and would co-found Blues Traveler in 1987.[1] He died of an accidental overdose of heroin, cocaine and Valium in 1999.[2][3] Sheehan had his own group of fans called FOB (Front of Bob) who would always meet in front of the bass player during live shows.[4]


  1. ^ "Blues Traveler's Bobby Sheehan Found Dead In New Orleans". Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Blues Traveler Bassist Overdosed". Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Star-News - Google News Archive Search". Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ " - Interact". Retrieved 6 December 2017.

External links

  • Bobby Sheehan on IMDb

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