Bessie Tucker

Vocals

Date of Birth:  c. 1905-1907    Rusk, TX

Date of Death:  January 6, 1933    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Woodland Cemetery (Butler Nelson Cemetery)

                            3000 Hatcher Street

                            Dallas, TX 75215

Has Marker:  Unknown/not marked

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order 1928-1929, Document Records (DOCD-5070)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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______. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

______ and Jay Brakefield. Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013.

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_____. Barrelhouse Blues. Philadelphia: BasicCivitas Books, 2009.

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