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Blind Roosevelt Graves

Blind Roosevelt Graves
Born: Dec 9, 1909 in Rose Hill, MS
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Died: Dec 30, 1962 in Gulfport, MS
Genre: Blues
Biography: Blind Roosevelt Graves was a Mississippi guitarist and singer who mixed secular and sacred material and cut some entertaining, celebratory party tunes as well as reverential spirituals in the '20s and '30s. He played with pianists Will Ezell and Cooney Vaughn, clarinetist Baby Jay. Graves was also a ...Read full biography
Blind Roosevelt Graves (1929-1936)
Released: 1994
Label: The Orchard
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The Document collection Complete Recorded Works (1929-1936) includes all 21 sides recorded by Blind Roosevelt Graves as a solo act, before he formed the Mississippi Jook Band in 1936. Many classic performances ...Read full review
Blind Roosevelt Graves (1929-36)
Label: Wolf
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Hardly any details exist of the life of Blind Roosevelt Graves. Similarly, little information has survived about his recoding career. Between 1929-1936, Graves was a solo artist who went on to form the ...Read full review
More Blind Roosevelt Graves albums: Compilations (2)