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As a professional musicion at the age of 20 I was rolling up and down, playing a lot of various music styles, lot of nice music, but lot of disgusting music too. The last couple of years I´m now trying to give, as much as I can and the best quality of songs to my guests!

Learning and studying guitar and music at age of 11 I started to learn from a couple of friends, practising 24 hours a day. After a couple of years I continued to study guitar in music school. At this time it was only classical guitar style. I liked classical too, but the problem was the right hand! As I used to play with a plectrum and had "solid advantage technique", the classical guitar put me down and once again at the beginning! It was a hard time. After two years I quit with classical guitar.
It was a big mistake - look at Mark Knopfler, his right hand technique or Albert Lee´s excellent double technique - plectrum and picking...

First years as a professional musicion (to late `70´s) were really splendid. Played always in a band (classic quartet or plus singer), we crossed Europe in many hotels and dance-clubs. The music that we had to play and the music that we liked was nearly the same. By this time we really enjoyed to play and the people were listening, feeling, singing and dancing with the music!

Early `80´s to early `90´s
The music industry was growing, specially disco music which took the biggest part in hotels, dance-clubs ect. In these circumstances we had to compromise more and more, "playing" disco music. Europe´s economy crisis and another way of life resulted in a drastic fall in our show business. Dance-clubs even discos closed one by one or were trying to work just week-ends. So, from my point of view, there was not any reason to play more. I decided to quit for a while and think about my future!

Settle down in Spain
Where to go and play was the question. I went to Spain and definitely settled down.
Mallorca island is a big tourist resort throughout the year, providing many possibilities to continue with the music. Well, I started once again, playing country music as it is one of my favorite styles. Sometimes depending on the guests I mix some other styles, but I always try to play good music!

Bob Dooley
25th of August, 2000