Grammy, CMA and ACM nominee Bobby Tomberlin began his career in the music business at the early age of eleven as a disc jockey in his hometown of Luverne, Alabama. During this time, he interviewed legends such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Keith Whitley. Mel Tillis gave Bobby his first publishing contract, and he is currently a staff songwriter for CURB Music Publishing in Nashville, TN.
Bobby co-wrote the number one Country and Top 5 AC single, "One More Day", recorded by Diamond Rio and co-authored the inspirational book by the same title. He co-wrote the Top 10 hit single, "A Good Day To Run" with Darryl Worley and the hit, "Country" with Mo Pitney and Bill Anderson. Bobby has also had songs recorded by Barbra Streisand, Blake Shelton, Willie Nelson, Faith Hill, Kenny Rogers, Josh Turner, Jerry Lee Lewis, Joe Nichols, Pam Tillis, Thompson Square, Rodney Atkins, Joe Diffie, Sylvia, David Nail, Chris Young, Terri Clark, Little Jimmy Dickens, Chely Wright, the Oak Ridge Boys, Lee Greenwood, Ty Herndon, Linda Davis, Dylan Scott, T.G. Sheppard, Jett Williams, actor Chris Pine, Eddy Arnold, Russ Taff, Runaway June, and many others. Bobby's songs have been used in numerous films.
Bobby's new CD,
Out Of Road,
features songs that he wrote with
Mac Davis, Bill Anderson, Mo Pitney, Bobby Bare
and Dean Dillon.
Guest vocalists on the project include
Bobby Bare, Sylvia,
Bill Anderson, Linda Davis, Mo Pitney
and Hilary Williams.
The Grand Ole Opry featuring Vince Gill
Bobby was a cast member of the CMT hit series, The Singing Bee, for five seasons and appeared in the film, Brake, starring Stephen Dorff. Bobby is a costar in the upcoming film, Wheeler, with Stephen Dorff and Kris Kristofferson. Bobby has appeared on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry with Larry Gatlin and has shared the stage with icons Vince Gill, Mac Davis and Bill Anderson. Bobby has done voice over work for projects by Michael McDonald, Trace Adkins, Peter Frampton and the B 52's. Bobby is featured on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Bill Medley's recent DVD, where he interviews Bill at the Capitol Studios Hollywood.