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Posted: Jun 24, 2013 2:48 pm
 
Posted: Jun 24, 2013 3:24 pm
 
incredible voice, and his best songs are unbeatable.

R.I.P.
Posted: Jun 24, 2013 5:18 pm
 
RIP His throat was un-fucking-touchable. I remember the first times I heard his music, being so blown away, and I still am. Great people get old and sick, but this one... crushes me regardless. Seemed like such a sweet guy.
Posted: Jun 24, 2013 5:49 pm
 
listened to two steps from the blues today on the tail end of a road trip. a fucking landmark recording. RIP.
Posted: Jun 24, 2013 10:45 pm
 
No one else like him. A real stylist. Never played an instrument, just sang.

Glad to see a major newspaper mentioned him. Rest easy.
Posted: Jun 25, 2013 8:45 am
 
2 hours of Bobby Bland on WEVL Wed. Night 10 to Midnight.
Posted: Jun 25, 2013 12:59 pm
 
He was a neighbor of mine growing up, but for years we assumed that his tour bus driver lived there because we couldn't imagine a legend like BBB living in among us (he was on the road performing most of the week, but usually home for Sunday dinners). I always felt he was unfairly overshadowed by BB King, even though Bland was more of a soul and R&B guy. I am glad I saw him perform at the Memphis BBQ Fest a few years back. RIP.
Posted: Jun 25, 2013 4:09 pm
 
Untouchable at his best. RIP.
Posted: Jun 26, 2013 4:16 pm
 
Untouchable at his best. RIP.

Damn straight.
Posted: Jun 27, 2013 4:35 pm
 
Big loss
Posted: Jul 10, 2013 3:32 pm
 
He was the black folks' BB King.

Seriously, could ANYBODY sing like him?
Posted: Jul 10, 2013 6:14 pm
 
He was the black folks' BB King.

Funny you say this. I went and saw him years ago and I was the "white guy" in the audience. And he was fantastic! And I was very under dressed...
Posted: Jul 11, 2013 5:35 am
 
the three dudes that sit on the corner in "do the right thing": robin harris name drops him and it's hilarious.
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