Cause of death Liver cancer
Died 5th December 1999
Bobby Marchan’s popular track at Manchester Soul venues was You Won’t Do Right.
Bobby Marchan, rock ‘n’ roll blues and soul singer, was born Oscar James Gibson, on April 30, 1930, in Youngstown, Ohio. He died Dec. 5, 1999, after a lengthy illness. He was 69. Oh, and at one time he was a drag artist …
In 1957 he had a regional hit with Chickee Wah Wah and then on Fire Records he released There Is Something On Your Mind.
In 1960 There’s Something On Your Mind (Part 2), went number one in the USA R n B chart.
I’ve Got A Good Thing Goin’ On
YOU WON’T DO RIGHT – 1964
There’s Something On Your Mind
Get Down With It
Bobby was lead singer with Huey Smith And The Clowns, singing on hits High Blood Pressure, Don’t You Just Know It, Havin’ A Good Time and Don’t You Know Yockomo.
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