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Modern Bluesman Bobby Blue Bland Dies In Memphis Aged 83

By Michael West | 25th June 2013

Bobby (Blue) Bland, the balladeer whose sophisticated style modernized the blues, has died at his home in Germantown, near Memphis, aged 83. Bobby's death was confirmed his son Rodd, who played drums in his band....

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Mellody Hobson Marries George Lucas, But Which Legend Played Live?

By Michael West | 25th June 2013

Mellody Hobson has married her long-time partner - Star Wars director George Lucas - at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County. The ceremony went ahead on Saturday afternoon (June 29, 2013), with former New Jersey Senator...

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R.i.p Bobby Bland: "The Lion Of The Blues" Singer Dies Aged 83

By Lauren James | 24th June 2013

The 'Turn On Your Love Light' star, also known as Bobby "Blues" Bland and "The Lion of the Blues", was extremely influential in the blues genre, establishing a unique sound that incorporating gospel-influenced singing into...

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