Robert Blackwell

Real Name:
Robert Alexander Blackwell
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Robert Alexander "Bumps" Blackwell (May 23, 1918 – March 9, 1985) was an American bandleader, songwriter, arranger, and record producer, best known for co-writing early hits for Little Richard, as well as grooming Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Ernestine Anderson, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke, Herb Alpert, Larry Williams (3), and Sly & The Family Stone at the start of their music careers.

Please use this artist when credited as 'Robert Blackwell' or 'R. Blackwell' on a release. When credited as 'Bumps Blackwell' please credit Bumps Blackwell.

He co-wrote songs such as "Long Tall Sally", "Ready Teddy", "Rip It Up", "Good Golly Miss Molly" and "All Around The World".

Not to be mistaken with Otis Blackwell, who wrote prominent songs that Elvis Presley performed such as "All Shook Up" and "Don't Be Cruel".

Born May 23, 1922 in Seattle, Washington, died March 9, 1985 in Hacienda Heights, California.
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Singles & EPs

GEP8913 Long Tall Sally — Robert Blackwell The Beatles Long Tall Sally The Beatles - Long Tall Sally(7", EP) Essex Music, Northern Songs Music Ltd., Parlophone GEP8913 UK & Europe 1964 Sell This Version
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Compilations

SCCD 2493 The Original Recordings 1951-1962 — Robert Blackwell Little Richard Sumpin' Jumpin' (as Robert ‘Bumps’ Blackwell) Little Richard - The Original Recordings 1951-1962(2xCD, Comp) Smith & Co SCCD 2493 Netherlands 2013 Sell This Version