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Bland, Bobby


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  • Variants

    • Bland, Robert Calvin
    • Bland, Blue
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19300127
    • Death Date

        20130623
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Beale Streeters (Musical group)
        • Organization: (naf) Malaco Records
    • Birth Place

        Rosemark (Tenn.)
    • Death Place

        Memphis (Tenn.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: His Portrait of the blues [SR] p1991:label (Bobby "Blue" Bland)
    • found: Contemporary musicians:v. 12 (Bland, Bobby "Blue"; b. Robert Calvin Bland, Jan. 27, 1930, Rosemark, TN; singer)
    • found: Harris, S. Blue's who's who, c1979(Bland, Robert Calvin; Bobby, Bobby Blue; b. Jan. 27, 1930, Rosemark (Shelby Co.), TN)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed June 25, 2013(under Bobby Bland: Robert Calvin "Bobby" Bland, also known as Bobby "Blue" Bland; b. Jan. 27, 1930, Rosemark, Tenn.; d. June 23, 2013, Memphis; singer of blues and soul)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Bland, Bobby "Blue"; Robert Calvin Brooks; songwriter, blues musician / singer; born 27 January 1930 in Rosemark, Tennessee, United States; member of Beale Streeters (1951); signed with D. J. James Mattis' Duke's Recordings (1951); toured with Junior Parker and the Blue Flames (1957- 1961); began working with Joe Scott and Wayne Bennett (1961); paired with Steve Barri and Ernie Fields Jr.; two live albums with B. B. King (1974); signed to Malaco Records (1985); honors include a Grammy Award nomination (1989), induction to the Blues Foundation's Hall of Fame (1981), the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1992), Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (1997) with the Bobby "Blue" Band; died 23 June 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.B647
  • Change Notes

    • 1992-08-15: new
    • 2015-04-02: revised
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