Clarence Hollimon

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  October 24, 1937    Houston, TX

Date of Death:  April 23, 2000    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Carol Fran & Clarence Hollimon, Soul Sensation!, Black Top Records (BT-1071)

Carol Fran & Clarence Hollimon, See There!, Black Top Records (BT-1100)

Carol Fran & Clarence Hollimon, It's About Time, JSP Records (JSPCD2139)

Gulf Coast Blues, Volume 1, Black Top Records (BT 1055)

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