Skip to comments.Blues Legend Bobby "Blue" Bland Dies
Posted on 06/23/2013 7:28:55 PM PDT by EveningStar
(Memphis) The Memphis Music Foundation confirms well-known blues musician Bobby "Blue" Bland has died ...
He is best known for hits like "Turn on Your Love Light", "Thats the Way Love Is" and "I Pity the Fool" ...
(Excerpt) Read more at wreg.com ...
Now there really Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City....
I first heard his name in Patty Smyth’s, “Heartache Heard Round The World.”
“...I’m not crazy, well maybe I am
‘Cause I just wanna sing like Bobby Blue Bland...”
Sad to hear. Used to listen to his music when I was a teen in the 50s. RIP.
the thrill is gone...
A TRUE cultural touchstone! RIP, Bobby!
RIP to one of my long time favorites.
It seems like I can’t even turn around without somebody dying.
I Pity the Fool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1—7K58_4ZQ
I saw him in Winston Salem, NC opening for BB King. By far, the best concert of my life. RIP BBB.
The world is a little quieter today and much sadder.
Wish I would’ve seen that BB King concert w/ Bobby opening. Favorite opening for BB King I ever saw was Edgar Winter. Wow, what energy and virtuosity!
Weird thing is, I thought of that concert this afternoon. Haven’t thought of it in 20 years but thought of BB King and Bobby Blue Bland.
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