Rob Paparozzi

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Rob "The Honeydripper" Paparozzi (born Robert Steven Paparozzi; 14 October 1952)

is a Grammy nominated American harmonica player and vocalist from New Jersey.[1]

He has toured with Dolly Parton, George Jones, and has contributed to works by Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Judy Collins, Cyndi Lauper, and Bobby McFerrin. He is a former member of The Original Blues Brothers band and is the singer for the reformed Blood Sweat and Tears. When not touring with Blood Sweat and Tears, Paparozzi leads his own band, the Hudson River Rats, which sometimes features famed funk drummer, Bernard Purdie. The Hudson River Rats have released two CDs, First Take (1994) and Get It While You Can (1999). In 2009 Paparozzi released a solo CD entitled Etruscan Soul.


  1. ^ Lustig, Jay (21 May 2009). "Session player out on his own with quartet". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved 18 January 2011.