Bobby Bland Net Worth

Bobby Bland Net Worth

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Bobby Bland net worth is
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Bobby Bland net worth: Bobby Bland was an American blues vocalist who had a net worth of $1 million dollars. Born in Rosemark, Tennessee on January 27, 1930, Bland is described by many as “Blue” or “The Lion of the Blues.” His given name was Robert Calvin Brooks, and he began singing with local gospel choirs in Memphis in 1947 after moving there with his mum. He was said to be significantly affected by Nat King Cole. In 1997 he was honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Bland’s first hit single, “Farther Up the Road,” premiered in 1957 and reached number one on the graphs also as number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100. After 1968, Bland suffered from depression and alcoholism, however he managed to stop drinking in 1971 and gained highly from the acquisition of Duke Records by the ABC Records group. He was eventually signed by Malaco Records in 1985 and toured with B.B. King. Bland died of an “ongoing sickness” on June 23, 2013 in Germantown, Tennessee. He released approximately 27 studio albums in the length of his career, three live albums, one collaborative record, and seven compilations.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 15, 1976
Birth place: Rosemark, Tennessee
Height:1.73 m
Profession:Singer, Bandleader, Singer-songwriter
Nationality:United States of America
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1981.
2Inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame in 2012.
3Took last name (Bland) of his stepfather.
4He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.
5He had his first No. 1 hit on the R&B charts with "Further On Up the Road" in 1957. Many of his songs, especially "Further On Up the Road" and "I Pity the Fool", were recorded by rock artists, including David Bowie and Eric Clapton.
6He was a founding member of the Beale Streeters, a Memphis group that included B.B. King and Johnny Ace.
7His singing blended Southern blues and soul. He was influenced by Nat 'King' Cole, often recording with lavish arrangements to accompany his smooth vocals.


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lincoln Lawyer2011performer: "Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City" - as Bobby 'Blue' Bland
Fighting2009performer: "Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City" - as Bobby 'Blue' Bland
Remember the Titans2000performer: "Call On Me"
The Fugitive1993performer: "The Thrill Is Gone" 1951
To Sleep with Anger1990performer: "Walkin', Talkin' And Singin' The Blues", "I Hear You Thinking"
Mystery Train1989performer: "Get Your Money Where You Spend Your Time" - as Bobby Blue Band
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon1988performer: "YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I ADORE"
Rolling Vengeance1987performer: "The Rhythm Of Love" - as Bobby Blue
Eyes of Laura Mars1978producer: "Boogie Nights" - as Bobby Blue

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Take Me to the River2014Documentary in memory of

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Take Me to the River2014DocumentaryHimself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Blues Singer (In Memoriam) (as Bobby Blue Bland, credit only)
B.B. King: The Life of Riley2012DocumentaryHimself
Austin City Limits1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988TV SeriesHimself
The Midnight Special1974TV SeriesHimself
In Concert1973TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1973TV Series documentaryHimself

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