Blues legend Bobby Rush spoke to Lois Reitzes about his career in advance of his performance for the Royal Blues Holiday Celebration for Prostate Cancer Awareness at the Vista Room.

  • Rolling Out Magazine

    Prostate cancer is a disease that impacts Black men at a higher rate than other races. According to medical experts, Black men are 28 to 56 percent more likely to develop preclinical — or asymptomatic — prostate cancer than men of other races.

  • Making a Scene

    Naming your album after a song entitled “Porcupine Meat” may seem a little unusual unless you’re Bobby Rush, who earned his first gold record in 1971 with a hit entitled “Chicken Heads.” He elaborates on his recent composition: “If a lady won’t treat me right, but she doesn’t want anyone else to have me, that is hard to digest.” Hence the lyric, “too fat to eat, too lean to throw away.”

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  • The Daily Telescope

    Hosted by ABC WSB-TV reporter, Tom Jones, and WRFG Radio, DJ UK Bob, Legendary bluesman Bobby Rush lends his voice to the cause to help save lives: “Prostate cancer is a deadly disease that is impacting too many men, particularly African American men because we are not talking about it. Together we can change that and save lives” Bobby Rush.