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 and more recently, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on their 2007 album, Raising Sand. As a band member for Chris Isaak, he was a regular on The Chris Isaak Show.
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