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Silas Hogan

Silas Hogan
Born: Sep 15, 1911 in Westover, LA
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Died: Jan 9, 1994 in Scotlandville, LA
Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock, R&B
Biography: In the collection of local Louisiana blues stars who made their mark on phonograph records bearing the Excello imprint under the aegis of Crowley producer Jay Miller, Silas Hogan was a local phenom who finally had a chance to record at a time when the commercial appeal of his sound was waning in the ...Read full biography
So Long Blues
Released: 1995
Label: Ace
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Silas Hogan was typical of the Excello Records blues artists in following the template set by the great Slim Harpo, who took the laconic approach of Jimmy Reed and slowed it down even more, resulting in ...Read full review
Louisiana Swamp Blues, Vol. 6: The Godfather
Released: 1999
Label: Wolf
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This 1988 session in Baton Rogue finds Hogan surrounded by a band that includes his son Sam on both drums and guitar, unobtrusive guitar support from producer Julian Piper and Bruce Lamb, and effective ...Read full review
More Silas Hogan albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (1)