In , Bland signed a contract with Malaco Records , specialists in traditional Southern black music, for which he made a series of albums while continuing to tour and appear at concerts with B.
The two had collaborated on two albums in the s. Despite occasional age-related ill health, Bland continued to record new albums for Malaco and perform occasional tours alone, with the guitarist and producer Angelo Earl and also with B. King, and performed at blues and soul festivals worldwide. It was his last chart single, and became Bland's signature song for the rest of his career.
Bland was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in King as a product of Memphis's Beale Street blues scene". In the British singer and lead vocalist of Simply Red , Mick Hucknall , released the album Tribute to Bobby , containing songs associated with Bland.
The album reached 18 in the UK Albums Chart. Bland continued performing until shortly before his death. He died on June 23, , at his home in Germantown, Tennessee , a suburb of Memphis , after what family members described as "an ongoing illness.
Bland was nominated for seven Grammy Awards in the course of his career. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bobby "Blue" Bland. Singer-songwriter arranger bandleader. King Junior Parker. Archived from the original on Retrieved The Guardian.
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Soul of the Man: Bobby "Blue" Bland. Jackson, Miss. The Washington Post. The Telegraph. June 24, Record Research. The New York Times. Retrieved 28 June American Blues Scene Magazine. Retrieved June 25, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. Deep In My Soul. Don't Answer The Door. Don't Cry No More 7. Don't Go To Strangers. Don't Want a Soul Hangin' Around. Don't Want No Woman 2. Double Trouble. Dreamer 2.
Driftin' Blues 5. Dust Got In Daddy's Eyes. End Of The Road. Exactly Where It's At. Farther Up The Road 7. For Men Only. For The Last Time. Friday The 13th Child. Further On Up The Road. Georgia On My Mind 2. Get Real Clean. Gettin' Used To The Blues. Ghetto Nights. Goin' Down Slow 6. Good Time Charlie Part 1 3. Good Time Charlie Pt. Gotta Get To Know You. Heart Open Up Again 2. Help Me Through The Day. Here We Go Again. Hold Me Tenderly. Hole In The Wall.
Honey Bee. Honey Child. Honky Tonk. Hurtin' Love. Hurtin' Time Again. I Ain't Myself Anymore. I Can't Stop. I Can't Stop Singing. I Don't Believe 2. I Don't Want No Woman. I Hate Missin' You. I Hate You. I Hear You Thinkin'. I Hear You Thinking. I Intend to Take Your Place.
I Learned My Lesson 2. I Lost Sight On the World. I Pity The Fool 9. I Smell Trouble 4. I Stand Accused. I Take It On Home. I Woke Up Screaming 2. I Wont Forget. I'll Call You Tommorrow. I'll Take Care Of You I'm a Blues Man.
I'm Bobby 'B'. I'm Glad. I'm Gonna Cry. I'm Not Ashamed 4. I'm Not Ashmed. I'm So Tired. I'm Sorry 3. I've Been Wrong So Long 4. I've Got A Friend. I've Got A Problem. I've Got the Blues at Midnight. I've Just Got To Know 2. If I Don't Get Involved. If Love Ruled The World. If You Got A Heart 2.
In The Ghetto 2. Intro Bobby Bland Orchestra. Is It Real? Is This The Blues. It Ain't The Real Thing 2. It's All In The Game. It's My Life. It's My Life Baby 2. It's My Own Fault 2. It's Not The Spotlight. It's Too Bad. Jelly Jelly Jelly. Just Because I Love You. Just Take My Love. Keep It A Secret. Kiss Me To The Music. Last Night 2. Lay Love Aside. Lead Me On 6. Let Love Have Its Way. Let The Good Times Roll 5. Let's Get Together. Let's Have Some Fun. Let's Part As Friends.
Little Boy Blue 6. Loan Me A Helping Hand 2. Loneliness Hurts. Lookin' For Some Tush. Looking Back. Lost Lover's Blues. Love Me Or Leave Me 2. Love Of Mine 2. Love To See You Smile. Lover With A Reputation. Lovin' Blues 2. Lovin' On Borrowed Time 3. Mel's Groove Instrumental. Members Only 3. Memphis Monday Morning. Midnight Run. Mind Your Own Business. My Hearts Been Broken Again. My Sunday's Comin' Soon. Never Let Me Go 2. Night Games. No Blow No Show 2.
No Sweeter Girl. One Horse Town. Our First Blues Song. Poverty 4.
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