Bobby Blue Bland

Bobby Blue Bland

About Bobby Blue Bland

Robert Calvin 'Bobby' Bland (born January 27, 1930), also known as Bobby 'Blue' Bland, is an American singer of blues and soul. He is an original member of the Beale Streeters, and is sometimes referred to as the 'Lion of the Blues'. Along with such artists as Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and Junior Parker, Bland developed a sound that mixed gospel with the blues and R&B.

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