Bobby Lewis, the R & B singer and the creator of the song “Tossin’ and Turnin’” was one of the biggest hits of the early Sixties. He died in April at the age of 95. He died after fighting with pneumonia for 2 months.
The Fabulous yet Struggling 95 Years of Bobby Lewis
Bobby Lewis was a rock & roll and blues singer born in America. He was born on February 9,1925 and died on 28 April 2020. His birth name was Robert Alan Lewis. He had an amazing interest in music from his childhood, and he started learning piano at the age of six, despite have a poor eyesight issue, he did not stop learning.
At a young age of 12, he was adopted. Thereafter, he started living in a foster home in Detroit, Michigan. And one day at the age of 14, he realized that his career is calling him out, and then he ran away from there. He was already influenced by blues and rock and roll singers because he was grown with them. He started building his career in music in the late 1950s. His first recording was “Mumbles Blues,” which was made for Chess Records.
Bobby Lewis went to New York and recorded “Tossin’ and Turnin’” in 1960 which was no.1 song for seven weeks on the Billboard chart. He was awarded the Golden disc for this song. In an interview in 2011, he said that, while living in New Jersey in the late 1980s he was completely blind. But still, his talent and interest in music led him into a great superstar. His fans are shocked after hearing about his death. He had already won many hearts and people will remember him through his albums.