Amos Milburn, Jr.

Vocals, Piano

Date of Birth:  April 1, 1925    Houston, TX

Date of Death:  January 3, 1980    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Houston National Cemetery

                         10410 Veterans Memorial

                         Houston, TX 77038

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Section A, Site 1271

                          29° 55' 41" N / 95° 27' 8" W

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Rockin' The Boogie, Aladdin Records (704)

The Return of Amos Milburn The Blues Boss, Motown (608)

The Complete Aladdin Recordings Of Amos Milburn, Mosaic Records (MD7-155)

The Chicken Shack Boogie Man, Proper Records (PVCD 102)

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