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Rowland Salley is an American musician, songwriter and artist, sometimes called Roly Salley. Salley is a bass guitarist and vocalist for Chris Isaak's band Silvertone. His best-known tune is "Killing the Blues", which has been covered by John Prine, Chris Smither, Shawn Colvin, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, and most recently Shooter Jennings and Billy Ray Cyrus in 2015. As a band member for Chris Isaak, he was a regular on The Chris Isaak Show. Salley resides in California with his long term girlfriend from Australia.

Birth name Rowland Salley
Born (1949-11-02) November 2, 1949 (age 67)
Origin Belvidere, Illinois
Genres Rock, rock n' roll, roots rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass guitar
Associated acts Chris Isaak
Website www.rowlandsalley.com

Rowland Salley (born November 2, 1949) is an American musician, songwriter and artist, sometimes called Roly Salley. Salley is a bass guitarist and vocalist for Chris Isaak's band Silvertone. His best-known tune is "Killing the Blues", which has been covered by John Prine, Chris Smither, Shawn Colvin, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, and most recently Shooter Jennings and Billy Ray Cyrus in 2015. As a band member for Chris Isaak, he was a regular on The Chris Isaak Show. Salley resides in California with his long term girlfriend from Australia.

Killing the blues by Rowland Salley (original) HQ HD

I´ve just realized that original album version song was not on youtube, so I decided to put it here because in my opinion among all the covers around youtube ...

Killing the Blues Live - Roly Salley (with Chris Isaak) Agua Caliente Casino 12-27-13

Rowland Salley performing Killing The Blues at Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs) on Dec. 27, 2013. Roly wrote this song in the 70s and it ...

Rowland Salley - Don't let the rain

Rowland Salley, Killing the Blues 2013

Rowland Salley sings Killing the Blues during the Chris Isaak concert in Wisconsin Dells, WI. July 20, 2013. It ends abruptly due to an overzealous security ...

Rowland Salley--Killing the Blues

Chris Isaak gives Roly and opportunity to show shine in Tunica, Missisippi. Bluesville, 7-24-2009.

Roly Salley/Chris Isaak - "Killing the Blues" and "Only the Lonely"

Chris Isaak gave his acoustic guitar to Roly (bassist) and asked him to play "Killing the Blues." This is the song Alison Krauss and Robert Plant recently recorded.