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Guitar Blues Legend Bobby Parker

Guitar Blues Legend Bobby Parker

Blues / Roots Music / R&B Upper Marlboro, MD  US
Watch Your Step
Watch Your Step
Get Hip
Get Hip
Fast Train
Fast Train
Man's Gotta Do What a Man's Gotta Do
Man's Gotta Do What a Man's Gotta Do
Kick It Around With You
Kick It Around With You

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Bobby Parker - Born under a bad sign

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  • 2013

    Jun 15

    Silver Spring, MD, US | 10:00am

    Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. Presents The 5th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival At Downtown Silver Spring Saturday, June 15, 2013 10 am to 11 pm On the Market Stage (Veterans Plaza) 10am to 3 pm MSG - The Acoustic Blues Trio Gina DeLuca Blue Panamuse Stacy Brooks Archie Edwards Blues Ensemble On the Fountain Stage (Ellsworth Drive) 3pm to 9 pm School of Rock Bushmaster featuring Gary Brown The Ursula Ricks Project Bad Influence The Skyla Burrell Band The Bobby Parker Band Times subject to change. "Like" our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Silver-Spring-Free-Blues-Festival/105636072857947 Celebrity Emcees Ida Campbell WPFW-FM Radio Host "Don't Forget the Blues"

  • 2013

    Mar 23

    Washington, DC, US | 12:00am

    Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend 1950's During the 50's Bobby started out by working with the doo-wop group Otis Williams and the Charms. He played lead guitar with Bo Diddley, toured with Paul Williams, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Laverne Baker, Clyde McPhatter, and the Everly Brothers. He also toured with Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Little Richard in late '50s. In 1958 while working with Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams and playing at the Apollo in Harlem, he wrote and recorded "Blues Get Off My Shoulder" (recorded on Vee-Jay label). 1960's In 1961, Bobby relocated to Washington DC and began appearing at all the major clubs in DC. He recorded "Watch Your tep" (V-Tone label) in 1961 which became a regional hit and was later covered by Spencer Davis Group, Dr. Feelgood and Santana. "Watch Your Step" became a hit on British and US R & B charts. In 1968, he toured England and recorded "It's Hard to be Fair" for the Blue Horizon label. 1970'S-80's The 70s and 80s found Bobby performing heavily in the Washington DC area and he became a key figure in the city's blues scene. 1990's In 1993, Bobby Parker headlined the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival. He recorded his first album, "Bent Out of Shape" for the Black Top label. In 1995 it was joined by his second album "Shine Me Up" also on the Black Top label (distributed by Rounder). Bobby continues to play weekly in DC clubs and has developed a following of both old and new blues fans. His powerful guitar licks and superb songwriting make him one of the most exciting artists around today! 2000+ Bobby's show continues to rock the new century. He performs frequently in the Washington DC area and on tours around the world. His new tunes, soon to be released are dynamite!

  • 2013

    Feb 23

    Washington, DC, US | 12:00am

    Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend 1950's During the 50's Bobby started out by working with the doo-wop group Otis Williams and the Charms. He played lead guitar with Bo Diddley, toured with Paul Williams, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Laverne Baker, Clyde McPhatter, and the Everly Brothers. He also toured with Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Little Richard in late '50s. In 1958 while working with Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams and playing at the Apollo in Harlem, he wrote and recorded "Blues Get Off My Shoulder" (recorded on Vee-Jay label). 1960's In 1961, Bobby relocated to Washington DC and began appearing at all the major clubs in DC. He recorded "Watch Your tep" (V-Tone label) in 1961 which became a regional hit and was later covered by Spencer Davis Group, Dr. Feelgood and Santana. "Watch Your Step" became a hit on British and US R & B charts. In 1968, he toured England and recorded "It's Hard to be Fair" for the Blue Horizon label. 1970'S-80's The 70s and 80s found Bobby performing heavily in the Washington DC area and he became a key figure in the city's blues scene. 1990's In 1993, Bobby Parker headlined the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival. He recorded his first album, "Bent Out of Shape" for the Black Top label. In 1995 it was joined by his second album "Shine Me Up" also on the Black Top label (distributed by Rounder). Bobby continues to play weekly in DC clubs and has developed a following of both old and new blues fans. His powerful guitar licks and superb songwriting make him one of the most exciting artists around today! 2000+ Bobby's show continues to rock the new century. He performs frequently in the Washington DC area and on tours around the world. His new tunes, soon to be released are dynamite!

  • 2013

    Jan 26

    Hamilton, VA, US | 12:00am

    Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend 1950's During the 50's Bobby started out by working with the doo-wop group Otis Williams and the Charms. He played lead guitar with Bo Diddley, toured with Paul Williams, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Laverne Baker, Clyde McPhatter, and the Everly Brothers. He also toured with Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Little Richard in late '50s. In 1958 while working with Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams and playing at the Apollo in Harlem, he wrote and recorded "Blues Get Off My Shoulder" (recorded on Vee-Jay label). 1960's In 1961, Bobby relocated to Washington DC and began appearing at all the major clubs in DC. He recorded "Watch Your tep" (V-Tone label) in 1961 which became a regional hit and was later covered by Spencer Davis Group, Dr. Feelgood and Santana. "Watch Your Step" became a hit on British and US R & B charts. In 1968, he toured England and recorded "It's Hard to be Fair" for the Blue Horizon label. 1970'S-80's The 70s and 80s found Bobby performing heavily in the Washington DC area and he became a key figure in the city's blues scene. 1990's In 1993, Bobby Parker headlined the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival. He recorded his first album, "Bent Out of Shape" for the Black Top label. In 1995 it was joined by his second album "Shine Me Up" also on the Black Top label (distributed by Rounder). Bobby continues to play weekly in DC clubs and has developed a following of both old and new blues fans. His powerful guitar licks and superb songwriting make him one of the most exciting artists around today! 2000+ Bobby's show continues to rock the new century. He performs frequently in the Washington DC area and on tours around the world. His new tunes, soon to be released are dynamite!

  • 2012

    Dec 29

    Washington, DC, US | 12:00am

    Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend Bobby Parker - True Blues Legend 1950's During the 50's Bobby started out by working with the doo-wop group Otis Williams and the Charms. He played lead guitar with Bo Diddley, toured with Paul Williams, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Laverne Baker, Clyde McPhatter, and the Everly Brothers. He also toured with Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Little Richard in late '50s. In 1958 while working with Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams and playing at the Apollo in Harlem, he wrote and recorded "Blues Get Off My Shoulder" (recorded on Vee-Jay label). 1960's In 1961, Bobby relocated to Washington DC and began appearing at all the major clubs in DC. He recorded "Watch Your tep" (V-Tone label) in 1961 which became a regional hit and was later covered by Spencer Davis Group, Dr. Feelgood and Santana. "Watch Your Step" became a hit on British and US R & B charts. In 1968, he toured England and recorded "It's Hard to be Fair" for the Blue Horizon label. 1970'S-80's The 70s and 80s found Bobby performing heavily in the Washington DC area and he became a key figure in the city's blues scene. 1990's In 1993, Bobby Parker headlined the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival. He recorded his first album, "Bent Out of Shape" for the Black Top label. In 1995 it was joined by his second album "Shine Me Up" also on the Black Top label (distributed by Rounder). Bobby continues to play weekly in DC clubs and has developed a following of both old and new blues fans. His powerful guitar licks and superb songwriting make him one of the most exciting artists around today! 2000+ Bobby's show continues to rock the new century. He performs frequently in the Washington DC area and on tours around the world. His new tunes, soon to be released are dynamite!

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Bio: Born in Louisiana to a gospel singing mother and honky tonk piano playing father Bobby picking up the guitar after moving to LA. While still in school he was discovered by and then joined Otis Williams and the Charms to be followed by stints with Bo Diddley (including an appearance on The Ed Sull...See Full Bio

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“Bobby Parker is one of the most exiting performers in modern blues.”

— All Music Guide to the Blues

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