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Bobby Freeman

American singer

Robert Thomas "Bobby" Freeman (June 13, 1940[1] – January 28, 2017)[2] was an African-American soul and R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. He was best known for his two Top Ten hits, the first in 1958 on Josie Records called "Do You Want to Dance" and the second in 1964 for Autumn Records, "C'mon and Swim".[3]

Freeman was born in Alameda County, California. He was raised in San Francisco, California. He studied at Mission High School.[4] He began his career in 1956 when he was 16 years old. Bobby was well known and liked as a local figure in Richmond California in the early 60's. Freeman died in San Francisco, California on January 28, 2017, aged 76.

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