Roy Roberts Every Shade of Blues

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Roy Roberts

“Bluesman Roy Roberts is an original and there’s no other blues singer or guitarist who can equal his blend of minor-key, soul laced shuffles.” - Roberta Penn, The Independent Weekly

“This man knows a thing or two about soulful music! He gets you to sit back, lean in, and really listen.”
- Scott Bock, Living Blues

“Roy Roberts is a gentleman and musical giant. His vocal delivery distinguishes him as a singer comparable to Bobby Bland, Ray Charles, Tyrone Davis, Brook Benton ...and his guitar licks soar with the best of the riff masters!”
- Stephen Cagle, Music writer, Producer

“A Roy Roberts show is an irresistible musical odyssey, a sweat drenched pilgrimage through the back alleys of the blues and the glory years of soul music. There aren’t many performers on the scene today who know the importance of “entertainment” like Roy Roberts.”
- Gay Erwin, President of the Low-Country Blues Society

“Roy Roberts ...an extraordinary guitarist, a world-class performer, a truly exciting, hard working Rhythm & Blues entertainer!”
- Jerome Cunningham, 2/Hot Blues Records

Discography

Introducing Roy Roberts - 1994 By Request -The Best of Roy Roberts - 2005
A Woman Needs Love - 1995 Sicily Moon - 2006
Roy Roberts Live - 1995 Roy Roberts & Friends (Blues & Soul Review) - 2006
Every Shade of Blue - 1997 Man with a Message (Gospel) - 2007
Deeper Shade of Blue - 1999 It's Only You - 2008
Burnin’ Love - 2001 Strange Love - 2011
Daylight with a Flashlight - 2003  
Partners and Friends - 2004  

“Scripture Cake” A movie written, directed, and produced by Dr. Emily Edwards contains six songs by Roy.
Four are original material, two are instrumentals only. He also sings a medley of gospel favorites.


Awards

2001 - Keeping the Blues Alive -The Piedmont Blues Society
2002 - Cover of the Living Blues Magazine # 166 (Multiple awards)
2003 - Franco Rubegni Award (For the spreading of soul music)
2004 - CBMA Cammy Award (Blues song of the year-”I Slipped”)
2006 - CBMA Pioneer Award and induction into the Hall of Fame
2006 - Interstate highway sign dedicated to Roy by his hometown, Livingston, TN

Roy has come a long way from being a guitarist in the sixties with such legends as
Eddie Floyd, Dee Clark, Stevie Wonder, William Bell, Solomon Burke, and Otis Redding.



Booking Information:
Roy Roberts Enterprises PO Box 14686 Greensboro, NC 27415
Office (336) 230-2243     Fax: (336) 274-0564
www.royrobertsblues.com
www.rockhouserecords.com

Roy Roberts Producer of the Year


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