Robert Popwell

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Birthday
29, 1946
Birthplace
Daytona Beach, FL
Death Date
Nov 27, 2017 (70)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1946
Birthplace
Daytona Beach, FL
Death Date
Nov 27, 2017 (70)

About

Jazz-funk musician who played bass guitar with The Crusaders, The Macon Rhythm Section, and The Young Rascals. He has also acted, starring in the Rick Springfield film Hard to Hold.

Before Fame

He performed early in his career on Doris Duke's 1969 album, I'm a Loser. He went on to play on the Johnny Jenkins self-titled LP in 1970.

Trivia

He went on tour with both Olivia Newton-John and Bette Midler, and he also performed with such well-known musicians as Bob Dylan, B.B. King, and Greg Allman.

Family Life

He was born in Daytona, Florida and later settled in Nashville, Tennessee. He fathered three daughters.

Associated With

He played on singer Aretha Franklin's Young, Gifted, and Black (1972) and Amazing Grace (1972) albums.