Thursday, August 16, 2012

It's the Birthday of Eric Bibb

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Eric Bibb (born August 16, 1951) is an American acoustic blues singer/songwriter. He is based in London and launched his career in Europe.

"Born in 1951, Bibb is a native New Yorker with deep roots in the American blues and folk tradition. He is the son of 1960s folk and musical theater singer and television personality Leon Bibb. His uncle was the world-famous jazz pianist and composer John Lewis, a member of the Modern Jazz Quartet. His godfather was singer/actor/activist Paul Robeson. Surrounded by major musical figures of the day, young Eric was inspired and influenced by Odetta, Richie Havens, Pete Seeger, Earl Robinson, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins and many others."


Eric Bibb @ Amazon.com



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