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RIP Bobby Naughton

Source: Boston Globe. Slightly old news, but the first we are hearing of it.

NAUGHTON, Robert Joseph “Bobby” Passed away peacefully on December 3, 2022. He was 78 years old. Bobby was born in Boston, June of 1944 to William and Rose Mary Naughton. He grew up along with his brother Bill and his sister Brenda in Milton, MA. He studied piano from the age of seven through his teens. He played gigs in rock bands and lounge bands before he was old enough to drive. After serving in the U.S. Army, he played organ with a blues band. He studied painting in art school, then began playing vibraphone in the 1960s, accompanying Sheila Jordan and Perry Robinson. In 1969, he began releasing music on his own label, Otic.