Tim Krekel was an exclusive writer for Bluewater Music from 1993 to 2006. He played on a number of other artists' recording projects including those of Kim Richey and Delbert McClinton, as well as touring with Jimmy Buffett for several years. As a songwriter, Tim had a gift for instrumentation, and his Kentucky roots provided inspiration for his songs. Tim passed away on June 24, 2009 and he will be dearly missed. Prior to his passing, Tim performed and recorded with his bands, The Groovebillys and the Tim Krekel Orchestra.