Scott Paton

Bobby Fuller Four -- Impact & Influence

History of Texas Music -- unpublished - September 19, 2013

A promise unfulfilled, intertwined with a small, but potent body of work is the legacy of the Bobby Fuller Four. To the casual listener, the BF4 may simply be one of the many one-hit wonders to blaze across the airwaves in the musically bountiful mid-‘60s, only to vanish just as quickly. But for those who dig a little deeper, and certainly for countless musicians who bear the stamp of his influence, Bobby Fuller’s impact is as great as that of more celebrated Rock & Roll heroes, blessed with the good fortune of longer lives and more extensive catalogs...