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BOB CORN
bio: ciao, hello... itís tiziano sgarbi... tizio... bob corn .
i live in a little village in northern italyís countryside , where i was born on november the fifth ninteensixtyeight and where i passed all my life till now.. itís more than ten years than i am involved in the rock music scene, doing different things: organizing shows and festivals, booking tours, driving bands around, running a little label. trying to do these things in a real d.i.y way... music and people in the first row... on this website you can find what i-we are doing  and part of what i-we did in the past.. . after some personal things happened, i started to make my own music, writing songs and performing shows, calling my self "bob corn". it was the end of twothousandone... it was something that i had to do. necessary.. . it was even a joke. a serious joke.. . now itís me : i play simple music lines with an acoustic guitar and sing words about people and love... i like to call my music "sad punk"... in these years i put out five records of my own and played many many gigs all around italy and out of this country, sharing the stage with unknown bands as i am or with my favourite artists (mike watt, dinosaur jr, calvin johnson, explosions in the sky, karate, bonnie "prince" billy, sodastream, xiu-xiu, sj esau... many more... yes, i am lucky !). and... iíd like to do it again and again.. . i mean other songs, other records, other shows, other people... so... please, get in touch if you are interested in doing something with me or knowing something more!

SOMEONE SAID...
 
Mike Watt: the man in the van with the bass in his hand, bass player in the bands minutemen / firehose / the stooges. On his web site, about a show i played before "mike watt and the secondmen" at the theatre in gradara - www.mikewatt.com 
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"... a great cat named tiziano (stage name: "bob corn") opens up the show on solo acoustic guitar and singing - he does some beautiful tunes that are very soulful, dancing skips w/his feet (even though he's sitting) to accompany him..."
 
unknown guy: i remember this in my mind, after a show i played at "ausland" in Berlin ..
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"you miss .. maybe 50, 100, 1000, 10000, 10000000,  yes you miss a lot of whiskeis  then you Ďll be like johnny cash! "
 
Davide Gualandi: press writer and absolute music-lover - www.absenteedebate.co.nr - my friend giorgia told me he said this going out of the room where i was playing in, at aquaragia in mirandola.
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"...oh madonna, bob corn mi fa proprio cagare !!!"
"...oh mother mary, bob corn is a real shit !!!"
 
Marina Pierri: press writer and fan, review about a record on the web site www.sentireascoltare.com
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"... qualcosa di bob corn rientra nellíordine del meraviglioso."
"... something about bob corn fits the concept of marvellous ."
 
someone on the internet: review about the "belle and sebastian tribute compilation" http://copycommaright.blogspot.com/2006/09/i-need-someone-to-take-some-joy-from.html
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"... bob corn, this one is my favorite, which sounds as if it's the product of a love child of Will Oldham and Paolo Conte. Heaven!"
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