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Bobby Bare: The Singles 1959-1969

Colin Escott, BMG International, 2001

AN OUTLAW before his time, a folk singer who never played a coffee house, a rock 'n' roller who gave away his biggest hit. Bobby Bare is all these and more. A paradoxical and enduring performer, he has made a career out of going against the grain and seeing things differently. The effortlessness of his style is the art that conceals art. Maybe the only constant factor throughout his forty-year recording career has been his ear for a hit. A chart tally of more than seventy hits attests to that.

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