Dave "Black Ivory King" Alexander

Vocals, piano

Date of Birth: 1910     Shreveport, LA?

Date of Death:  Unknown

Place of Burial:  Not yet located

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Black Boy Shine & Black Ivory King 1936-1937, Document Records (DOCD-5278)


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