Freddie "Big Roger" Collins

Vocals

Date of Birth: July 15, 1935    Ville Platte, LA

Date of Death:  October 2, 2001    Crosby, TX

Place of Burial: Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

When I'm In Trouble / Corner Bar, Grits (GR 4501)

Big Roger Collins And His Soul Blues Kings, No More Steppin' InYou Run Your Mouth Too Much, Palladium (P-662)

Freddie (Big Rogers) Collins Soul King Blues Band, ‎You Gonna Make Me Cry / Bad Luck's Ahead, Palladium (P-665)

Houston Blues, Lunar #2 Recordings ‎(L2S-20012)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

Feldman, Claudia and Kristen Mack. “Big Roger Collins, bluesman eager to help others,” Houston Chronicle, October 5, 2001.

     http://www.chron.com/news/houston-deaths/article/Deaths-Big-Roger-Collins-bluesman-eager-to-help-2017196.php. Accessed July 1, 

     2017.

Gray, Chris. “Blues For Food Feeds the Soul by Feeding the Needy,” Houston Press, Friday, November 6, 2015.

     http://www.houstonpress.com/music/blues-for-food-feeds-the-soul-by-feeding-the-needy-7908470.  Accessed July 1, 2017.

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

_______ and James Fraher. Texas Zydeco. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.

 

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