Day 108: Bobby Bland – Call On Me

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Bobby Bland – Call On Me

One of the great Northern Soul classics. For the longest time I dismissed Bobby Bland for his later-period blues ‘stylings’ that are just TOTALLY not to my taste, but his albums on Duke contain some extremely soulful gems. I didn’t come across this until I heard “Ain’t Nothing You Can Do” on a Kent compilation and hear Mr. Fine Wine spin a few of his early sides on Downtown Soulville. It was then that I realized I had completely ignored this soul legend .

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