"Dave Alexander" Elam/Omar Sharriff
Date of Birth: March 10, 1938 Shreveport, LA
Date of Death: January 8, 2012 Marshall, TX
Place of Burial: Algoma Cemetery
2358 East Houston Street
Marshall, TX 75672
Has Marker: Yes
The Rattler, Arhoolie Records (1067)
The Dirt On The Ground, Arhoolie Records (1071)
Omar Shariff: The Raven, Arhoolie Records (365)
Omar Sharriff: Black Widow Spider, Have Mercy (HMCD-08)
Omar Sharriff: Baddass, Have Mercy (HMCD-11)
Omar Sharriff: Anatomy Of A Woman, Have Mercy (HMCD-13)
L. C. ''Good Rockin'' Robinson, Lafayette "Thing" Thomas, Dave Alexander, Oakland Blues, World Pacific Records (WPS-21893)
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Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).
Sporke, Michael. Big Mama Thornton: The Life and Music. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2014.