Freddie "Big Roger" Collins


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


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)


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. Accessed July 1, 


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