Barbecue Bob

~ Person

Legal name: Robert Hicks


Robert Hicks, better known as Barbecue Bob (September 11, 1902 – October 21, 1931) was an early American Piedmont blues musician. 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.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Volume 1: 25 March 1927 to 13 April 1928 1
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Volume 2: 21 April 1928 to 3 November 1929 1
1991 The Complete Recorded Works, Volume 3: 6 November 1929 to 8 December 1930 1
1992 Chocolate to the Bone 1
2015 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Barbecue Bob 2

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