Bob Relf

Rhythm and blues, Musical Artist

1937 – 2007

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Who was Bob Relf?

Robert 'Bob' Nelson Relf, was an African American R&B and soul musician. Best known as half of the soul music duo Bob & Earl whose song, Harlem Shuffle was released in the US in 1963 and in the UK in 1964. It was re-released 1969 reaching No 7 in the UK charts. Relf's recording of the song "Blowing My Mind to Pieces" was written by Lou Barreto as well as being produced by Lou Barreto and Rod Bumgardner. The song became popular on the Northern soul scene in the UK in the 1970s.

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Born
Jan 10, 1937
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Robert Nelson Relf
  • Bobby Relf
  • Bobby Garrett
  • Bobby Valentino
  • Relf, Bob
  • Bob Relf
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Nov 20, 2007
Bakersfield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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