Robert Fitzpatrick, formerly known as Bobby Dread, is a seasoned veteran of the music business, since the middle 60's Robert has been performing and writing songs in a number of bands from The Naturals (Atlanta singing group) whose first recording a single "I Can't Share" broke in New York City in 1971 and led to a week of performing at the wolrd famous Apollo Theater. In 1974 The Naturals recorded a remake of "Crystal Blue Persuasion" that was reviewed by Dick Clark on AMERICAN BANDSTAND with favorable reviews.
After the Naturals, Robert also known as Bobby Fitz, began playing bass guitar and traveled the US playing and performing in major hotels, night clubs, Las Vegas Casinos and many other events, with groups such Bits & Peieces, Nate Evans,Dave Whitfield, Cornell Gunther and The Coasters, and California reggae bands Uprising and Rastafire.
His 1993 UPRISING CD reggae release was on the top 10 US independent release charts at number10 rated by The Reggae Report Magazine!
Robert started acting in the 90's and was seen in various roles in theatre around the San Francisco Bay Area with popular theatre companies including Tabia, Northside Theartre Company and The Palo Alto Players, then was a regular extra on The Nash Bridges show and several Robin Williams movies including "What Dreams May Come. " This was followed by a brief stint with his own Public Asscess TV Show (The Bobby Dread Show) a variety show on the Adelphia Cable Nework in Santa Monica, Ca.
Today, Robert Fitzpatrick is part of the Northwest Arizona music scene as the bassist and background vocalist with the Lake Havasu Rock Band "Committed Few."