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Fred Chalenor

Fred Chalenor
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Fred Chalenor (December 29, 1955 - June 23, 2018) was an American bassist and composer, best known for being a member of Tone Dogs and Caveman Shoestore, though he collaborated widely with artists in many genres.
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Caveman Shoestore — Super Sale Caveman Shoestore — Super Sale
(Build-a-Buzz 002, 2005, CD)
Curlew — Mercury Curlew — Mercury
(Cuneiform Rune 177, 2003, CD)
Wayne Horvitz — Film Music 1998-2001 Wayne Horvitz — Film Music 1998-2001
(Tzadik TZ 7514, 2002, CD)
Curlew — Meet the Curlews! Curlew — Meet the Curlews!
(Cuneiform Rune 157, 2002, CD)
Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly — Largo Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly — Largo
(First World Music FWD 01.10, 2001, CD)
Land — Road Movies Land — Road Movies
(First World Music FWD01.09, 2001, CD)
Hughscore — Delta Flora Hughscore — Delta Flora
(Cuneiform Rune 110, 1999, CD)
Jeff Greinke — Ride Jeff Greinke — Ride
(First World Music FWD 99.05, 1999, CD)
The Walkabouts — Trail of Stars The Walkabouts — Trail of Stars
(Glitterhouse GRCD 450, 1999, CD)
Hughscore — High Spot Paradox Hughscore — High Spot Paradox
(Tim/Kerr Records T/K 109-2, 1997, CD)
Caveman Hughscore — Caveman Hughscore Caveman Hughscore — Caveman Hughscore
(Tim/Kerr Records TK95CD093, 1995, CD)
Caveman Shoestore — Flux Caveman Shoestore — Flux
(Tim/Kerr Records TK93CD056, 1994, CD)
Caveman Shoestore — Master Cylinder Caveman Shoestore — Master Cylinder
(Tim/Kerr Records TK92CD024, 1992, CD)
Tone Dogs — The Early Middle Years Tone Dogs — The Early Middle Years
(Soleilmoon SOL 10 CD, 1991, CD)
Tone Dogs — Ankety Low Day Tone Dogs — Ankety Low Day
(C/Z CZ016, 1990, CD)
Copernicus — Deeper Copernicus — Deeper
(Nevermore Inc. NCD2087, 1987/2012, CD)

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