Late breaking word tonight that Bobby “Blue” Bland has passed away. This news is coming from the Memphis Music Foundation and was reported to WREG Memphis.
Bland was born in Rosemark, Tennessee and moved to Memphis where he started out singing Gospel. He is a member of the Blues Hall of Fame (1981,) the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1992,) and received a Lifetime Acheivement Grammy Award.
Everyone associated with Full-Time Blues Radio offers our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family, friends, and fans of Bobby “Blue” Bland.