Robert Parker

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by Robert Parker

Biography

14 October 1930, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. An accomplished saxophonist, this versatile musician was first heard on numerous recordings by pianist Professor Longhair. Parker also appeared on sessions for Irma Thomas, Ernie K-Doe and Joe Tex while at the same time embarking on a singing career. His early releases were largely unsuccessful until ‘Barefootin’’, an irresistible dance record, became a hit in the USA and the UK during 1966. The singer continued this instinctive blend... Read more

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soul
synthwave
funk
retrowave
60s
new orleans
rhythm and blues
synthpop
electronic
swedish
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