Born in Liverpool England a couple of miles
from John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Robert Edwards has
played and recorded since he was 12. As a child, his father
bought him his first train set in Penny Lane.
He immigrated to America with his family
as a young lad steeped in the British music revolution. Not
long after arriving, he was performing as a bass player, vocalist,
and songwriter with the Early Morning Blues Band and then
later with Penrod in late the 60s & 70s.
His bands have performed all over the USA,
opening for Linda Ronstadt, Frank Zappa, It’s a Beautiful
Day, Quicksilver, Steve Miller, Chambers Brothers, Fleetwood
Mac, Velvet Underground, the Coasters, Lee Michaels, Paul
Butterfield Blues Band, Electric Flag, Grateful Dead, Albert
Collins, and Chubby Checker among others.
Today, Robert draws on his Celtic heritage
of Scottish, Irish and Welsh roots to infuse his music and
wit with a flavor all his own. His experience with rock and
roll, world music, and love of Celtic melodies have created
a sound linking the past to the present.
Robert is a prolific songwriter and composer.
He has written and composed music for plays, musicals and
Over the years, along with fine-tuning his
recording skills and ears, he has incorporated midi technology
into his recording and engineering. He has also expanded his
musical talents to play electric & acoustic guitar, mandolin,
upright bass, drums, drum machines and keyboards.
Robert enjoys living in beautiful San Diego
with his dog Fionn, and three cats. When he is not recording,
he likes to swim and practice martial arts.