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Bobby Charles

Bobby Charles has been played on NTS shows including James McNew (YO LA TENGO), with Save Me Jesus first played on 9 May 2019.

Robert Charles Guidry (February 21, 1938 – January 14, 2010), known as Bobby Charles, was an American rhythm & blues singer and songwriter.

An ethnic Cajun, Charles was born in Abbeville, Louisiana, and grew up listening to Cajun music and the country and western music of Hank Williams. At the age of 15, he heard a performance by Fats Domino, an event that "changed my life forever," he recalled.

Charles helped to pioneer the south Louisiana musical genre known as swamp pop. His…

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Small Town Talk
Bobby Charles
Bearsville1973
Small Town Talk
Bobby CharlesBearsville1973
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Worrying Over You
Bobby Charles
Paula Records1965
Worrying Over You
Bobby CharlesPaula Records1965
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I Hope
Bobby Charles
Jewel Records1964
I Hope
Bobby CharlesJewel Records1964
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Save Me Jesus
Bobby Charles
Bearsville1972
Save Me Jesus
Bobby CharlesBearsville1972
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I Must Be In A Good Place Now
Bobby Charles
Bearsville1972
I Must Be In A Good Place Now
Bobby CharlesBearsville1972
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