Bobby G. Rice

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Bobby G. Rice
Birth name Robert Gene Rice
Born (1944-07-11) July 11, 1944 (age 72)
Origin Boscobel, Wisconsin
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1970–1988
Labels Royal American, Metromedia, GRT, Sunbird, Audiograph, Door Knob

Robert Gene Rice (born July 11, 1944 in Boscobel, Wisconsin) is an American country music singer-songwriter, known professionally as Bobby G. Rice. Between 1970 and 1988, Rice released nine albums and charted thirty songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. His biggest hit, "You Lay So Easy On My Mind," peaked at Number 3 in 1973.



Year Album US Country Label
1972 Hit After Hit Royal American
1973 You Lay So Easy On My Mind 7 Metromedia
1974 She Sure Laid the Lonelies On Me 43 GRT
1975 Write Me a Letter 43
1976 Instant Rice: The Best of Bobby G. 41
With Love
1981 The Best of Bobby G. Rice Sunbird
1982 Bobby's Back Audiograph
1985 A New Beginning Door Knob


Year Single Chart Positions Album
US Country CAN Country
1970 "Sugar Shack" 32 Hit After Hit
"Hey Baby" 35
1971 "Lover Please" 46
"Mountain of Love" 20
1972 "Suspicion" 33
1973 "You Lay So Easy On My Mind" 3 7 You Lay So Easy On My Mind
"You Give Me You" 8 8
"The Whole World's Making Love Again Tonight" 13 38 She Sure Laid the Lonelies On Me
1974 "Make It Feel Like Love Again" 30 Write Me a Letter
1975 "Write Me a Letter" 9 13
"Freda Comes, Freda Goes" 10 17
"I May Never Be Your Lover (But I'll Always Be Your Friend)" 64 Instant Rice: The Best of Bobby G.
1976 "Pick Me Up On Your Way Down" 35
"You Are My Special Angel" 53 With Love
"Woman Stealer" 54
1977 "Just One Kiss Magdelena" 66 singles only
1978 "Whisper It to Me" 57
"The Softest Touch in Town" 30 53
1979 "(Oh Baby Mine) I Get So Lonely" 49
"You Make It So Easy" 67 The Best of Bobby G. Rice
1980 "The Man Who Takes You Home" 53
1981 "Livin' Together (Lovin' Apart)" 86 single only
"Pardon My French" 63 Bobby's Back
1985 "New Tradition" 95 A New Beginning
1986 "Red Neck and Over Thirty" (w/ Wayne Kemp) 70 singles only
"You've Taken Over My Heart" 70
1987 "Rachel's Room" 85
"You Lay So Easy On My Mind" (re-recording) 79
1988 "A Night of Love Forgotten" 70
"Clean Livin' Folk" (w/ Perry LaPointe) 76

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