Top Bobby Charles Albums
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See You Later, Alligator
See You Later, Alligator
[2013]
The '50s Louisiana Rock 'n' Roll
The '50s Louisiana Rock 'n' Roll
[2010]
Timeless
Timeless
[2010]
Only Time Will Tell
Only Time Will Tell
[2009]
Forever and a Day
Forever and a Day
[2008]
Homemade Songs
Homemade Songs
[2008]
Last Train to Memphis
Last Train to Memphis
[2004]
Bobby Charles
Bobby Charles
[1972]
Related Information for Bobby Charles
Bobby Charles was actually born Robert Charles Guidry in Abbeville, Louisiana circa 1938. A regional New Orleans Swamp Pop fave, whose best known song was "See Ya Later Alligator". That track became a top 20 hit on Chess records in 1955, after a southern Louisiana record store owner hipped the Chicago based R&B label. Bill Haley may have made the song even more popular and accessible a year later, but Charles was first out the gate. He recorded more early self composed sides for Chess like "Ain't Gonna Do It No More" & "Take It Easy Greasy", "No Use Knockin" featuring hot backing musicians like Lee Allen on sax, Charles Williams on drums and Justin Adams on gtr. By 1958, Bobby C... read more