"Blind" Norris McHenry

Vocals, Guitar, Piano (?)

Date of Birth:  March 10, 1897    Hearne, TX

Date of Death: January 2, 1945    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Butler Nelson Cemetery

                         (formerly Woodland and Hillside Cemeteries)

                         3000 Hatcher Street

                         Dallas, TX 75215

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Texas Blues, Catfish Records (KATCD181)

Accompanist

Texas Piano Styles 1929-1937 (Nick Nichols), Wolf Records (WSE 132)

Recording The Blues (Alex Moore), CBS (52797)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Dugaw, Diane (Ed.). The Anglo-American Ballad: A Folklore Casebook. New York: Routledge, 2016.

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

Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.

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

Taft, Michael. Talkin' to Myself: Blues Lyrics, 1921-1942. New York: Routledge, 2005.

______. The Blues Lyric Formula. New York: Routledge, 2006.

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