The Hollywood Flames

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The Hollywood Flames were a vocal group who formed in 1949. There were numerous personnel changes over the years. At one time they were known as Bobby Day and the Satellites. On the Chess recording they were Robert James “Bobby” Byrd, David Ford, Curlee Dinkins and Earl Lee Nelson (Jackie Lee); Bobby Byrd and Earl Nelson are probably better known as Bob and Earl. Bobby Byrd is also known as Bobby Day of “Rocking Robin” fame. Jackie Lee died on July 12, 2008. Bobby Byrd died on July 27, 1990.

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