They Call Me Bobby: Sinatra of the Blues Succumbs at 83


Los Angeles,CA._ Blues great Robert Calvin Bland, better known a Bobby “Blue” Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern Blues and Raw Soul while recording  big hits such as, “Turn on Your Love Light” and “Further On Up the Road,” and  “Stormy Monday” died June 23, he was 83.  Rod Bland said his father died aboutContinue reading “They Call Me Bobby: Sinatra of the Blues Succumbs at 83”

Kindred Spirits: Ndugu Chanceler


Kindred Spirits: Ndugu Chanceler  It’s not often you get an opportunity to actually watch the professional growth of a musician up-close through most of their career,but in the case of Leon “Ndugu” Chanceler,I did. There’s many good things about growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s or 60s..You had opportunities a kid from Shreveport, LouisianaContinue reading “Kindred Spirits: Ndugu Chanceler”