Bob Lavender is a Latter-day Saint songwriter who was born and raised in Los Angeles. He spent a lot of time at Hermosa Beach as a kid.
He likes to write and record songs in his spare time. He calls it “Easy Listening for Hard Times”. He is frequently surprised to look back on songs and see how they reflect his life. He even wrote a song about Hermosa Beach, which he refers to as his “Ocean Girl.”
Bob flew airplanes for a living for many years. His wife, Barbara, who he met two and a half years ago via online dating, was raised in Las Vegas. Both facts are reflected in his song, “Thinking of You All the Time”. He also wrote a song about online dating, which he calls “Meeting You.”