Feelin' Sad

RIP Bob Bogle

Ventures guitarist passes at age 75.

By John Chandler June 16, 2009

Just heard the news that Vancouver, Washington, resident Bob Bogle has passed away. Bogle played bass and guitar for Tacoma’s the Ventures, the best-known instrumental surf band in the world. They had their first hit in 1960, nearly fifty years ago, and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last year. Anyone unfamiliar with Ventures’ classics like "Walk Don’t Run," "Apache," and "Fuzzy and Wild" should immediately sprint over to Music Millennium and stock up. Ride on, Bob. Our best thoughts to family and friends.

This cut isn’t all that surfy, but features some great interplay between Bogle on bass and drummer Mel Taylor.

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