Bobby Van Osborne
- Category : Entertain-Music-Instrumentalist
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 4
American musician, a bluegrass singer and mandolin player. With his brother Sonny, he introduced bluegrass music to college campuses in the late '50s. They made a radio debut in 1954 becoming regulars on the radio. In 1956 they signed their first contract as recording artists. In 1959, Benny Birchfield (born 6/06/1937) joined them as lead singer to perform at the Grand Ole Opry, campus gigs and records. They were named the No. 1 Bluegrass band from 1970 to 1978.