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Famous Blues Legend Bobby “Blue” Bland Has Died

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Bobby_Blue_Bland_4Blues and soul legend Bobby “Blue” Bland has died at the age of 83 years old.

Bland’s son Rodd said his father died about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at his Memphis home surrounded by relatives. His son said he died from complications from an ongoing illness.

In 1992, Bobby “Blue” Bland became the second legendary blues musician from Memphis inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. The first was B.B. King.

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ROLAND BYNUM June 24, 2013 at 1:18 pm

BOBBY BLAND TRULY ONE OF THE GREATEST BLUES SINGERS EVER! ONLY HEARD IN LOS ANGELES ON “THE OLD SCHOOL BLOCK PARTY” SATURDAY MORNINGS ON KJLH RADIO FREE 102.3 6-10AM HE WILL BE MISSED, BUT HIS LEGACY LIVES ON.

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