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Bo started playing guitar in 1961 and by

1964-- joined a group called "Half Pint and the Fifths" cutting a single 'Lovin on Borrowed Time and the flip side "Orphan Boy".

1967 after 2 years started playing acoustic guitar in various clubs in Chicago, and by

1970 was ripe for and drafted by the U.S. Army. Bo came out in BoBliderArmybrat1970-1973.jpg 

1973 eager to continue his musical career started a duo "The Northern Axman" a band call "Taille" another acoustic duo called "Paul Suzynski and Bob Blider" featuring original compositions .Bo has been playing Beatles professionally since YoungsingersongwriterBoBlidercirca1978.jpg
1978 starting and creating the pioneering tribute band "American English" playing the role of "John Lennon" for 17years,

1995 -1996 moving to a show group called "The Love Soldiers" a tribute to passed musicians (John Lennon, Jim Morrison Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin)

1995-1996 formed the "Bo Blider Band"  Concentrated on original compositions 1st CD "First Solo Flight"  Firstsoloflight.jpg  http://www.cdbaby.com/

1995-1996--2nd CD "Moon in the Afternoon"  MoonintheAfternoon.jpg  http://www.cdbaby.com/

1997- and continues to write. Moved on to a tribute to early Beatles 1997 "Anthology" playing the role of "Paul McCartney", creating another early Beatles tribute   BoinMokenaILJuly1998PlayingPaulMcCartney.jpg

2002 "The Beatapples" playing the role of Paul and still together TheBeatapplesinconcert2006.jpg TheBeatapplesaftertheshow2007.jpg 

2003 co-founder of "Instant Karma" a tribute to the music of "John Lennon" his solo and Beatles career.

2010-started and created "B4 and After"-- a tribute to all Beatles and their solo careers and any artist associated with the Beatles




 Alex Evans                     Jim Dunn                  Gabe Sanchez               Mitch Fecht                   Bo Blider