Eric Bibb

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Birthday
16, 1951
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Innovative acoustic blues singer-songwriter who grew up surrounded by such family friends as Pete Seeger and Paul Robeson.

Before Fame

He received his first steel-string acoustic guitar when he was seven years old. He studied psychology and Russian at Columbia University.

Trivia

He was nominated for a Grammy for Shakin' a Tailfeather and received numerous W.C. Handy Awards nominations.

Family Life

He married his manager Sari Matinlassi-Bibb in 2011.

Associated With

He met Bob Dylan at a young age who told him to keep his technique simple and to avoid incorporating flights of fancy into the playing.

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