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Bobby Freeman

1940-2017 US, Alameda County, California
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of Soul, Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Robert Thomas Freeman R.B. Freeman

Bobby Freeman (born June 13, 1940, San Francisco, California, USA - died January 28, 2017, Anson, Texas, U.S.A.) was an American soul and R&B singer, songwriter and record producer. Freeman began his recording career at age 14 with The Romancers (2). In 1958, he had a Top Ten hit with "Do You Want to Dance" which he wrote and sang. In 1964, he reentered the Top Ten with the Sylvester Stewart penned dance-craze hit "C'mon and Swim" which reached number 5.

  
Genres
  • Soul
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Blues
Plays With
The Romancers
Popular Tracks   
Do You Wanna Dance on Do You Wanna Dance by Bobby Freeman
C'mon And Swim on Do You Wanna Dance by Bobby Freeman
Do You Want To Dance on Pop Megahits Of The 1950's Vol. 1 by Various Artists
C'mon and Swim on Goldisc Records From the Vault, Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Big Fat Woman on Do You Wanna Dance by Bobby Freeman
Four Piece Funky, Nitty Gritty Junky Band - Mono 45 Version on Best Of: The Funky Soul Of Bobby Freeman by Bobby Freeman
Be My Little Chick-A-Dee on Greatest Hits by Bobby Freeman
Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes on Do You Wanna Dance by Bobby Freeman
Little Girl Don't You Understand on Do You Wanna Dance by Bobby Freeman
Shame On You Miss Johnson on Do You Wanna Dance by Bobby Freeman

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Little Girl Don't You Understand / Do You Want To DanceBobby Freeman2014Single
Do You Want To Dance / Little GirlBobby Freeman2014Single
Give My Heart A Break: The Complete King RecordingsBobby Freeman2009Album
Do You Wanna DanceBobby Freeman2005Album
C'mon and S-W-I-M With Bobby FreemanBobby Freeman2000Compil.
The Best Of Bobby FreemanBobby Freeman1991Compil.
Do You Want To DanceBobby Freeman1991Compil.
Do You Want To Dance / Hey GirlBobby Freeman / Freddie Scott1991Single
C'mon And Swim / Soul TwistBobby Freeman / King Curtis1989Single
C'mon And Swim / S-W-I-MBobby Freeman1984Single
Bobby Freeman / Jimmy Clanton / Irma Thomas / Gary Puckett / Paul SimonBobby Freeman1983Compil.
Lucille / What Old Eyes SeeBobby Freeman1979Single
Do You Wanna Dance / C'mon And SwimBobby Freeman1979Single
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans / (I Don't Know Why) But I DoFreddy Cannon / Clarence "Frogman" Henry / Bobby Freeman1979Single
Everything's Love / Midnight SnackBobby Freeman1973Single
Can You Stand The PressureBobby Freeman1970Single
Do You Wanna Dance, 1970Bobby Freeman, Clock Music1970Single
Four Piece Funky Nitty Gritty Junky BandBobby Freeman1969Single
Everybody's Got A Hang UpBobby Freeman1969Single
I Got A Good ThingBobby Freeman1967Single
Soulful Sound Of MusicBobby Freeman1966Single
The Duck / Cross My Heart / I'll Never Fall In Love Again / FriendsBobby Freeman1966Single
Get In The SwimBobby Freeman1965Album
The Duck / Cross My HeartBobby Freeman1965Single
The Lovable Style Of Bobby FreemanBobby Freeman1965Album
I'll Never Fall In Love AgainBobby Freeman1965Single
The Mess Around / So Much To DoBobby Freeman1965Single
The Mess Around / Little Girl Don't You UnderstandBobby Freeman1965Single
Somebody, Somewhere (Hear My Plea) / Be My Little Chick-A-DeeBobby Freeman1964Single
S-W-I-MBobby Freeman1964Single
C'mon And SwimBobby Freeman1964Single
C'mon And SwimBobby Freeman1964Album
Let's Surf AgainBobby Freeman1963Single
She Said She Wants To DanceBobby Freeman1962Single
Twist With Bobby FreemanBobby Freeman1962Album
Fever / What Can I DoBobby Freeman, J & C1962Single
(I Do The) Shimmy ShimmyBobby Freeman1960Single
First Day Of SpringBobby Freeman1960Single
Miss You So / Baby What Would You DoBobby Freeman1960Single
When You're Smiling / A Love To Last A LifetimeBobby Freeman1959Single
Ebb Tide / SinbadBobby Freeman1959Single
My Guardian Angel / Where Did My Baby GoBobby Freeman1959Single
Love Me / Mary Ann ThomasBobby Freeman1959Single
She Said She Wants To DanceBobby Freeman1958Single
Do You Want To DanceBobby Freeman1958Single
Need Your LoveBobby Freeman1958Single
Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of ShoesBobby Freeman1958Single
Do You Wanna Dance / Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of ShoesBobby Freeman1958Single
Do You Wanna DanceBobby Freeman1958Album
Shame On You Miss Johnson / Need Your LoveBobby Freeman1958Single
Little Girl Don't You UnderstandBobby FreemanSingle
Judy In Disguise / Do You Want To DanceJohn Fred & His Playboy Band / Bobby FreemanSingle
Bobby Freeman - Chuck JacksonBobby FreemanCompil.
Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes / When You're SmilingBobby FreemanSingle
The Swim - Part I / Part IIBobby FreemanSingle
Do You Wanna Dance?Bobby FreemanCompil.
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