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    Blues Legend Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Dead at 83

    (AP) — Singer Bobby “Blue” Bland, who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as “Turn on Your Love Light” and “Further on up the Road,” has died. He was 83. Bland’s son Rodd said his father died about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at his Memphis home surrounded by relatives. His son said he died from complications from an ongoing illness. Sin …