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Luman, Boblocked

(15 April 1937–27 December 1978)
  • Colin Escott

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Luman, Bob (15 April 1937–27 December 1978), rockabilly musician, was born Robert Glynn Luman in Blackjack, Texas, near the Louisiana state line (although he generally stated that he was from Nacogdoches, Texas), the son of Joe G. Luman, a school custodian and farmer, and Lavine (maiden name unknown). Luman developed an early fascination with both music and baseball. He got his first guitar when he was thirteen and learned the basic chords from his father, who played country music at home on the fiddle, harmonica, and guitar....

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