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Robert Calvin "Bobby" Bland (born January 27, 1930), also known as Bobby "Blue" Bland, is an American singer of blues andsoul. He is an original member of the Beale Streeters,[1] and is sometimes referred to as the "Lion of the Blues". Along with such artists as Sam CookeRay Charles, and Junior Parker, Bland developed a sound that mixed gospel with the blues and R&B.[1]

Bobby Bland was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1981, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.[2]

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