Caught by the Reaper: Bobby "Blue" Bland, 1930-2013
Tim Tooher, Caught by the River, 26 June 2013
FIRST GEORGE JONES, and now Bobby "Blue" Bland. If Billie Holiday were still alive, she'd be feeling very nervous right now. Jones and Bland were both that good, good enough to be compared with the very, very best. George Jones has been gone for less than two months and yesterday Bobby Bland joined him.
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