Clarence Green, Jr.

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  June 17, 1934    Mont Belvieu, TX

Date of Death:  March 13, 1997  Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Paradise North Cemetery

                          10401 W. Montgomery Road

                          Houston, TX 7708

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Garden of Memories, Plot 250N, Space 1

                            29° 53' 19" N / 95° 27' 17" W


Clarence Green with The High Type Five, Old Grandpa / Mary My Darling, C and P (102)

Clarence Green with The High Type Five, Old Grandpa / Mary My Darling, Chess (1732)

Clarence Green and the Rhythmaires, Keep A Workin' / Last Night, Duke (399)

Clarence Green and the Rhythmaires, I'm Wondering / What Y'all Waiting on Me?, Duke (410)

Clarence Green and the Rhythmaires, What Happened to Us / Ground Hog, Duke (424)

Clarence Green and the Rhythmaires, Let Me Be / Hurry Home, Pope (1001)

Clarence Green and B.B. Carter And The Rhythmaires, Popeye / Crazy Strings, Shomar Records (42063)

Your Love / Snake Twist, Master (103)

Puppy Dog / Red Light, All Boy (45-8510)

Slowly After Hours / Empty House Of Tears, Golden Eagle Records (112)

Doin' It / The Giant Speaks (That Oughta Hold Ya), Aquarius Records (1002)

Clarence Green and the Rhythmaires, Green's Blues, Collectables (COL CD 5229)

Clarence Green, Guitar Crying The Blues, Double Trouble Records ‎(DTCD 3022)

Clarence and Cal Green, Jumpin' Houston GuitaristsP-Vine Records ‎(PCD-1609)

Guitar In My Hands - An Anthology Of Texas Blues Guitarists (1949-1966), Moonshine Records (BLP 104)

Houston Shuffle: Texas R&B 1955-1966, Krazy Kat (KK 7425)

Texas Guitar Greats, Collectables (COL CD 5223)


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

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Evans, David (Ed.). Ramblin’ On My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Gart, Galen and Roy C. Ames. Duke/Peacock Records: An Illustrated History with Discography. Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1990.


Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

______. The Early Years Of Rhythm & Blues. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Limited, 2004.

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

Greensmith, Bill, Mike Rowe, and Mark Camarigg. Blues Unlimited. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

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