Bob Luman

Biography

Robert Glynn Luman, 15 April 1937, Blackjack, near Nacogdoches, Texas, USA, d. 27 December 1978, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Luman’s father, Joe, a school caretaker, bus driver and gifted musician, taught his son country music, but Luman’s first love was baseball, which he played on a semi-professional basis until 1959. He was influenced by seeing Elvis Presley in concert, later saying, ‘That was the last time I tried to sing like Webb Pierce or Lefty Frizzell’. His band... Read more

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rockabilly
rock and roll
country
60s
50s
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