C. W. "Charlie" Hobbs was born in 1889 near Elizabethtown, KY. About 1912, he moved his young family to Aledo, IL, where he became well known as a talented left handed fiddle player, playing for barn dances, festivals and contests around western Illinois and eastern Iowa.
Continuing in the tradition of old time fiddle music & dance tunes, adding in some bluegrass & old folk songs, and a lot of good old time Country (gotta do them train songs),C. W. Hobbs is:
Lori O'Hern (CW's great granddaughter): Fiddle
Bob O'Hern: Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Darrell Staley: Bass, Guitar, Vocals