Barbecue Bob

Piedmont blues, Composer

1902 – 1931

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Who was Barbecue Bob?

Robert Hicks, better known as Barbecue Bob 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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Born
Sep 11, 1902
Walnut Grove
Also known as
  • Barbeque Bob
  • Barbecue Bob (Robert Hicks)
  • Robert Hicks
  • Hicks, Robert
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Atlanta
Died
Oct 21, 1931
Lithonia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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