Aaron Love

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Aaron Love is an Arkansas singer and drummer whose nickname is the Jonesboro Blues Man. He returns yearly to the Blues Fest held in his hometown of Jonesboro, AR, to attend the reunion of Alley Records…
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Aaron Love is an Arkansas singer and drummer whose nickname is the Jonesboro Blues Man. He returns yearly to the Blues Fest held in his hometown of Jonesboro, AR, to attend the reunion of Alley Records recording artists. "I'm Coming Down Mama," an Alley Records release, was a local hit for Love during the 1960s. He also recorded "I'm Gonna Love Ya."

During his youth, Love was drawn to the gospel music of his church. Gospel remained important to him throughout his life, and he went on to sing in a gospel quartet in later years. Aaron Love Sr., the singer's father, instructed him in the art of playing the drums, beginning before the artist was ten. His first public performance occurred when he was 17 and he took an interest in the blues. Love established a band during the 1960s that included Joe Allen Sinks, Billy Ray Henry, and Clyde McGhee. When the group disbanded he joined a band led by Leon Gambill.