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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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2018-06-25
Fred Chalenor RIP – We have news of another sad passing in the world of creative music. Bassist Fred Chalenor, whose creativity featured on albums by Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoestore, and many more, died on June 23, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Tributes have poured in from the many musicians and fans whose lives he touched. » Read more


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