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- Bobby Byrd is a nationally recognized poet and publisher from El Paso, Texas.
- Bobby Byrd was an gospel musician and songwriter, and a sideman to James Brown.
- Bobby Byrd, a longtime James Brown collaborator and a co-founder of the Famous Flames, died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Loganville, Ga.
- Bobby Byrd was raised in the relative security of a church going family in Toccoa, Georgia in 1934.
- The Famous Flames Mr. Brown’s first band was the Gospel Starlighters, a quartet led by his friend Bobby Byrd.
- While there, he met Bobby Byrd, whose family took Brown into their home.
- Mr. Brown attracted the interest of Bobby Byrd, a singer and piano player in a group called the Gospel Starlighters.
- James Brown joined his friend Bobby Byrd in a group that sang gospel in and around Toccoa, Georgia.
- In 1973 his son, Teddy, was killed in an auto accident, and Bobby Byrd quit the band to pursue a solo career.
- However, two members of the Flames, Bobby Byrd and Lloyd Stallworth, co-wrote the tune with Brown, and Byrd plays organ on the recording.
- While incarcerated, Brown made the acquaintance of Bobby Byrd, who performed with his family gospel group at the institution.
- At 16, he was convicted of armed robbery and made the acquaintance of Bobby Byrd.
- Many members came and left the band over the years, but Bobby Byrd remained Mr. Brown's sideman for the next three decades.
- She is the widow of Bobby Byrd (the original founder of The Famous Flames) and the mother of Carleen Anderson.
- However, the members of his original vocal group, The Famous Flames, including Bobby Byrd, were not.
- James Brown got his start when Bobby Byrd invited him to join the group that would become the Famous Flames in late 1952.
- Bobby Byrd and the Flames brought James brown in to the game.
- There he met Bobby Byrd, leader of a gospel group and later became his life-long friend.
- Immediately upon his release Brown formed a gospel group with Terry and Bobby Byrd called The 3 Swanees.
- The Famous Flames was an R&B vocal group founded by Bobby Byrd that performed with James Brown during the early years of his career.
- Jim Ward has a musical side project with Bobby Byrd, a nationally recognized poet and publisher from El Paso, Texas.
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