Monday, June 24, 2013

Bobby Blue Bland - Little Boy Blue

R.I.P. Bobby "Blue" Bland, aged eighty-two years and beloved by hundreds, if not a thousand, blues fans. 

He said, with intentional scorn for the general lack of respect that this guy got in life.  Largely, perhaps, because he was not a guitar player.  He was one of the greats though, "Two Steps from the Blues" is one of the best albums around, in any genre, a first-class artistic success, in the manner of Picasso, who was never called an asshole. 

Bobby Blue Bland, a full sized man with a plan.  Fare well, brother, and thanks for everything.

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