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Bobby Charles

Bobby Charles
Born: Feb 21, 1938 in Abbeville, LA
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Died: Jan 14, 2010 in Abbeville, LA
Genre: R&B, World, Pop/Rock, Country
Biography: More successful as a songwriter than a singer, Bobby Charles was nonetheless an important contributor to Louisiana music in both respects. He authored several hits for key artists in the early days of rock & roll (including Bill Haley and Fats Domino), and although he recorded mostly in obscurity, he ...Read full biography
Bobby Charles
Released: 1972
Label: JVC Compact Discs
Critics' Rating:
Hooking up with the Band, specifically Rick Danko and their producer John Simon, was one of the smartest moves Bobby Charles ever made. His subsequent eponymous album on Bearsville not only gave him a ...Read full review
Secrets of the Heart
Released: 1998
Label: Third Vent
Critics' Rating:
Hopefully, this disc will prevent the writer of such songs as "Walking to New Orleans," "See You Later Alligator," "I Can't Quit You," and "The Jealous Kind" from being known only as a songwriter. Bobby ...Read full review
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