Lamb, Barbara


  • From Seattle, Washington.
  • Played fiddle with the “cowgirl” band, Ranch Romance.
  • Was Mark O’Connor’s first fiddle teacher. He was only eleven years old at the time.
  • Early seventies: performed with a Seattle-based bluegrass band called Tall Timber.
  • 1974, recorded an album of fiddle duets with Vivian Williams.
  • Nickname: “Babs.”
  • Hobby: collecting boots. She has over 75 pair.
  • 1993, released Fiddle Fatale album (Sugar Hill).
  • 1993, performed with best selling author and lecturer Robert Fulghum (All I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten) at such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York City. She “colors” his stories with the fiddle.
  • Calls her flamboyant style: “chrome on the range.”
  • 1994, toured with Texas swing band Asleep at the Wheel.
  • 1996, released Tonight I Feel Like Texas album (Sugar Hill).
  • 2000, released Blue On Dakota album (no label).
  • 2006, released Bootsy Met a Bank Robber album (no label).
  • 2009, released Twisty Girl album (no label).