Bobby Rush (musician)
Bobby Rush (born November 10, 1933) is a Grammy Award Winning American blues musician, composer and singer. His style is made of elements of blues, rap and funk. He was born in Homer, Louisiana, but was raised in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2007, he became the first blues artist to perform in China, earning him the title “International Dean of the Blues.” He was later named Friendship Ambassador to the Great Wall of China after performing the largest concert ever held at that site.
Grammy Awards[change | change source]
|2017||Best Traditional Blues Album||Porcupine Meat||Won|
|2015||Best Blues Album||Decisions||Nominee|
|2014||Best Blues Album||Down in Louisiana||Nominee|
|2001||Best Contemporary Blues Album||Hoochie Man||Nominee|
References[change | change source]
- "Louisiana Native Bobby Rush Wins First Grammy Award". OffBeat Magazine. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
- Ankeny, Jason. "Bobby Rush". Allmusic. Retrieved February 26, 2010.
- "Bobby Rush (1935–)". Encyclopedia of Arkansas. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
- "Bobby Rush Master Blues Exhibit in the Blues Hall of Fame ®". Blueshalloffame.com. 1935-11-10. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
- "Grammy Awards 2017: The Full List Of Winners". NPR.org. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
- "Three-time GRAMMY Award nominated Bobby Rush at Buddy Guy's Legends Chicago". AXS. Retrieved 2018-01-16.