Andrew Tibbs

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Andrew Tibbs | Uncle Marv | tc068

Melvin Andrew Grayson (Andrew Tibbs) was born on February 2, 1929 and died on May 5, 1991. He was one of the early signings to Aristocrat Records. His debut single was the controversial “Bilbo Is Dead” recorded whilst Tibbs was eighteen years old, in 1947. He left Chess records in 1950. He quit music to work in industry but leaves behind a small catalogue of recordings ranging from tender ballads to rockers.

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