Bobby Lyle

Bobby Lyle

Jazz - soul jazz pianist - keyboardist.

Born on 11.03.1944 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He lives in Houston, Texas.
In the 60's he started playing keyboards in Young Holt Unlimited.
He was to be a member of Jimi Hendrix's jazz rock group but Hendrix's death cancelled the project.
Before Wayne Henderson brought him to Capitol he played with Sly & The Family Stone and Ronnie Laws' band.
After three albums at Capitol the label closed down its jazz division.
He returned to session work with George Benson.
All through the 80's he toured with Bette Midler, Al Jarreau and Anita Baker.
Through a session stint with Gerald Albright he was introduced to Sylvia Rhone, VP of Jazz and Urban music at Atlantic where he released six albums up till 1997.
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Bobby Lyle Discography


SOLJ - 92 Bobby Lyle Bobby Lyle Plays Electone GX707(LP) CBS/Sony SOLJ - 92 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
CB-5002, S80-641-3308S Robert Rockwell III* With Bobby Lyle Robert Rockwell III* With Bobby Lyle - Androids(LP, Album) Celebration (2), Celebration (2) CB-5002, S80-641-3308S US 1974 Sell This Version
ST-11627 Bobby Lyle The Genie (Album) Capitol Records ST-11627 US 1977 Sell This Version
11785 Bobby Lyle New Warrior (Album) Capitol Records 11785 Colombia 1978 Sell This Version
ST-11956 Bobby Lyle Night Fire (Album) Capitol Records ST-11956 US 1979 Sell This Version
81938-1 Bobby Lyle Ivory Dreams (Album) Atlantic 81938-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
7 82138-2 Bobby Lyle The Journey (Album) Atlantic Jazz 7 82138-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
82346-2 Bobby Lyle Pianomagic(CD, Album) Atlantic Jazz 82346-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
82435-2 Bobby Lyle Secret Island (Album) Atlantic Jazz 82435-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
7567-82590-2 Bobby Lyle Rhythm Stories (Album) Atlantic 7567-82590-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
7567-82951-2 Bobby Lyle The Power Of Touch (Album) Atlantic Jazz 7567-82951-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
54562-2 Bobby Lyle Joyful(CD, Album) Three Keys Music, Lightyear Entertainment 54562-2 US 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

4514 Bobby Lyle Magic Ride (Single) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4514 US 1977 Sell This Version
F 666.050 Raul De Souza / Bobby Lyle Raul De Souza / Bobby Lyle - Sweet Lucy / I'm So Glad (And I'm Thankful)(12") Capitol Music F 666.050 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
P-4657 Bobby Lyle Groove (Ain't No Doubt About It) Capitol Records P-4657 US 1978 Sell This Version
P-4778 Bobby Lyle Stop Running Away From Love Capitol Records P-4778 US 1979 Sell This Version
PR 2604 Bobby Lyle Tropical(12") Atlantic PR 2604 US 1989 Sell This Version
PR 2706 Bobby Lyle Been So Long(12", Maxi, Promo) Atlantic PR 2706 US 1989 Sell This Version
PRCD 4868 Bobby Lyle Spirit Song (Come Together)(CD, Single, Promo) Atlantic PRCD 4868 US 1992 Sell This Version
PR 3467 Bobby Lyle Struttin(12", Promo) Atlantic PR 3467 US Unknown Sell This Version


CDP 0777 7 89284 2 3 Bobby Lyle The Best Of Bobby Lyle(CD, Comp) Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89284 2 3 Europe 1993 Sell This Version