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Tommy Bolin (I) (1951–1976)

Tommy Bolin is notable for replacing Joe Walsh in The James Gang, and later taking over from Ritchie Blackmore in Deep Purple. Bolin's earliest recordings are on albums by Zephyr; he also guested on Billy Cobham's jazz album Spectrum. James Gang Bang is considered by some Bolin aficionados to be a much underrated piece and the songs "Mystery" and ... See full bio »


(age 25) in Miami, Florida, USA

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 2019 3 from Hell (writer: "The Devil's Singing our Song", "Ride the Wind", "From Another Time" - as Thomas Bolin)
 1985 Deep Purple Rises Over Japan (TV Special) (writer: "Love Child")
 1974 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1974) ... (writer: "Ride the Wind", "The Devil is Singing Our Song", "Standing in the Rain")
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 1985 Deep Purple Rises Over Japan (TV Special)
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 2011 Deep Purple: Phoenix Rising (Video)
 2009 Deep Purple: History, Hits & Highlights (Video documentary)
 1991 Deep Purple: Heavy Metal Pioneers (Video)
 1989 Tommy Bolin: The Ultimate (TV Movie documentary)

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