Top Barbecue Bob Albums
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Rough Guide To Barbecue Bob
Rough Guide To Barbecue Bob
[2015]
Blues Essentials
Blues Essentials
[2011]
Chocolate to the Bone
Chocolate to the Bone
[1992]
Barbecue Bob, Vol. 1 (1927 - 1928)
Barbecue Bob, Vol. 1 (1927 - 1928)
[1991]
Related Information for Barbecue Bob
Barbecue Bob (Robert Hicks, Walnut Grove, Georgia, September 11, 1902 – Lithonia, Georgia, October 21, 1931) was an American Piedmont blues musician. He used a bottleneck regularly on his 12-string guitar, playing in an elemental style that relied on an open Spanish tuning reminiscent of Charley Patton. He had a strong voice that he embellished with growling and falsetto, and a percussive singing style.His nickname came from the fact that he was a cook in a barbecue restaurant. One of the two extant photographs of Bob show him playing his guitar while wearing a full length white apron and cook's hat.He and his brother, Charlie Hicks, together with Curley Weaver, were taught how to play the guitar by Curley's mother, Savanna... read more