Bobby Marchan

Bobby Marchan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bobby Marchan (born Oscar James Gibson, 30 April 1930 in Youngstown Ohio - died 5 December 1999) was a well-respected American rhythm and blues bandleader, MC, singer-performer, recording artist, and female impersonator, who initially began performing in New Orleans nightclubs, specifically the Dew Drop Inn and the Club Tijuana in the mid 1950s. Marchan also toured with the band of Huey "Piano" Smith, sometimes performing as lead singer / bandleader and substituting vocally for Huey Smith (who reputedly often would stay in New Orleans to write and record while his namesake band "Huey Smith and the Clowns" played clubs and toured on the road). The touring band included James Booker on piano.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134974498
  • 9786134974493