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Rob Mortimer

If you were a gambler, Robert Bowles Mortimer, Jr., would be your trifecta in all three categories:  

Mississippi Delta Blues Artist,  Undertaker,  Reverend. 

New Album "Basketball Cream" (2017) Out Soon

When I'm Gone -  from the new album

"With the wit of Tom Waits and the Southern charm of Conway Twitty, [Rob's] music overflows with dynamic rhythms and pounding bottoms, while his sextronic lyrics are at times both humorous and thought provoking. "



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Such A Scream

 "Unfettered and Blissful"

"Compassion, relentless honesty,  fierceness and intimacy  - a Mortimer live performance"

Combing My Hair in a Brand New Style

From the album Our Stupid Selves, 2010

The Delta's Dying

"Gravely Mississippi Delta Spirit"

My Name is Otis

From the album Our Stupid Selves, 2010

"Fearless and Honest"

My Name is Otis


"Peep" (2004)


"Our Stupid Selves" (2010)


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Rob Mortimer, with his band Goodpaper, has recorded two albums and has a third soon to be released.

13th annual Mississippi Delta Blues Challenge Winner 2016  AMERICAN IDOL Participant

          Season 6 (2006)  

          Season 9 (2009), top 44


Mississippi State Fair - Big Stage - Jackson, MS * South by Southwest Music Festival- Austin, Texas  *   Wakarusa - Ozark, Arkansas  *  Mighty Mississippi Music Festival - Greenville  *  World Hot Tamale Festival - Greenville  *  World Catfish Festival - Belzoni  *   World's Smallest Home Brew Fest - Greenville  *   Leland Blues Festival - Leland/Greenville  *   Leland Crawfish Festival - Leland  *   Cotton District Arts Festival - Starkville  * Otherfest - Cleveland  *   Double Decker Music Festival - Oxford  *   Oxford Film Festival - Oxford  *   Pig Picking Festival- Cleveland  *   Mississippi Delta Blues Festival - Greenville  *   BB King Homecoming Festival - Indianola  *   Old Town Cape - Cape Girardeau, Missouri  *   Music in the Park - Sikeston, Missouri  * Railroad Music Festival- Ruston, Louisiana 

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